Active learning using inexpensive sound cards for circuits and communications experiments

@article{Mehrl1998ActiveLU,
  title={Active learning using inexpensive sound cards for circuits and communications experiments},
  author={D. Mehrl and M. Hagler},
  journal={FIE '98. 28th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference. Moving from 'Teacher-Centered' to 'Learner-Centered' Education. Conference Proceedings (Cat. No.98CH36214)},
  year={1998},
  volume={3},
  pages={1102-1106 vol.3}
}
The sound card has become standard equipment in most computer ensembles. We discuss how Sound Blaster 16 cards, and their later generation successors, can be used to create a simple and inexpensive (audio frequency) network- or spectrum-analyzer. By use of existing shareware software, students may use the sound card to excite an external circuit with an… CONTINUE READING