ME 461        Fall 2020

Computer Control of Mechanical Systems


Last Updated: 11/30/2020 9:01 AM

Course Syllabus

C Review Session Notes


Code Composer Studio Download Page


Lab Safety Documents


Using the Drill Press and the Dremel


Lab Documents


Lab 0 Soldering and Introduction to the Hardware and Soft (.pdf), (.docx file)

Using the ME461 Repository, (.docx file)

Version Control with Git, (.docx file)


Lab 1 Digital I/O (.docx file), Code to help you with the 23 LEDs


Lab 2 PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) Peripheral, (.docx file) PWM Tech. Ref. Condensed, PinMux Table for F28379D LaunchPad 80 Header Pins (pdf), (.xlxs)


Lab 3 ADC (Analog to Digital Converter) Peripheral, (docx file), ADC Tech. Ref. Condensed, PWM Tech Ref. Condensed, PinMux Table, arraytoCformat.m



Lab 4 SPI Serial Communication and the MPU-9250 IMU, (docx file), SPI Condensed Tech. Ref., DAN777 Data Sheet, MPU-9250 DataSheet, MPU-9250 Register Map, MPU-9250 SPI Interface Addendum



Lab 5 DC Motor Speed Control and Steering a Three Wheel Robot Car, (docx file)


Lab 6 Balance Control and Steering of the Segbot, (docx file),



Final Project






LM741 Op Amp


Allegro A3953 Full-Bridge PWM Motor Driver


MAX3232 Multichannel RS-232 Line Driver/Receiver


LM386 Low Voltage Audio Power Amplifier