Jim Fiore
Science, Technology, 
Engineering and Mathematics Center

Mailing Address:
Mohawk Valley Community College
STEM Center
1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, NY 13501

Phone: (315) 792-5589


Office: AB260B

Class Schedule and Office Hours for Fall 2015:
(Use the links to class pages below for detailed course info)

8:00 - 8:50
9:00 - 9:50   Computer Programming Lab AB262   Computer Programming Lab AB262     
10:00-10:50     Comp Prog Lab (cont) Comp Prog Lab (cont) Circuits 1 AB251
Op Amps AB145
Op Amps AB145
Op Amps AB145
Office AB260B
Office AB260B


1:00 - 1:50
Office AB260B
Introduction to Engineering AB232
Office AB260B


Office AB260B 
2:00 - 2:50 Circuits 1 AB145 Computer Programming AB246 Circuits 1 AB145 Introduction to Engineering Lab AB214 Op Amps Lab AB214
3:00 - 3:50
Circuits 1 Lab AB214
Circuits 1 Lab AB214
Computer Programming Lab AB262 

Intro Engineering Lab (cont)

  Op Amps Lab (cont)
4:00 - 4:50
Circuits 1 Lab (cont)
Circuits 1 Lab (cont)
Comp Prog Lab (cont)


5:00 - 5:50  

6:00 - 6:50  

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Here is a free on-line circuit simulator: Part Sim (www.partsim.com)

Here is a free on-line supplement covering AC and DC circuits, semiconductors, digital electronics and reference material: All About Circuits (www.allaboutcircuits.com)

If you need graph paper for your courses, here is a freeware program that generates several different kinds of graph paper using your printer. It runs under Windows 95 and higher. This is a self-extracting zip file (about 400k): gpaper.exe You can also create your own graphpaper online. For three cycle semi-log landscape paper go to http://www.incompetech.com/graphpaper/logarithmic and set paper to other (11 x 8.5), x axis to 3 cycles, and y axis to linear. Try 4 lines per inch and include fine lines. Other kinds of paper are available also.

Here is a freeware graphics file viewer and editor that runs under Windows 95 and higher. This is useful for manipulating the image files that are generated by the Tektronix DPOs in lab AB214 and AB212 (such as scaling, rotating, color inversion, etc. for insertion into lab reports). It's also good for doing screen captures so that you can grab the circuit and analysis windows of MultiSIM and insert them into reports. This is much more powerful than MSPaint and it won't crash when you try to load compressed TIFF files either ;-) This is a zip file, about 1.1 Meg (needs winzip or similar): xnview.zip

You may wish to download this free "Virtual Minirator" sound generator software (Windows only): http://www.realtraps.com/nti_minirator.exe This uses your computer's sound card to emulate an NTI Minirator (similar to what we have in lab). Useful for Circuits 2, Linear, Op Amps, Audio Tech, Science of Sound, etc.

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