Module 4: Tying It All Together

In Module 4, we tie together everything we’ve learned so far into a functional datalogger application. We’ll be implementing the temperature and humidity sensor, realtime clock, analog digital converter, SD cards, PIR motion sensor, and command line interface to implement a test version of our datalogger. We’ll then test it for functionality and check that we have things in the desired format.

In the second part of this module, we learn that everything fails and why it’s important to prepare for this. We’ll add additional safety checks to prevent what we can, diagnostic logs for documenting errors after the fact, and error codes which will be important for both fieldwork and forensic studies when a device fails in the field.

This module will be code heavy since we’re not introducing any new concepts, but integrating a lot of things together.

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4.0  Tying It All Together

In this video we cover

4.0 – Tying It All Together (PDF)

 

4.1 Safety Checks and Diagnostics

In this video we cover

4.1 – Safety Checks and Diagnostics (PDF)

 

 

 

Supporting Materials

Terminology Sheet

Module 4 Terminology Cheatsheet (PDF)

 

Video Slides

4.0 – Tying It All Together (PDF)

4.1 – Safety Checks and Diagnostics (PDF)

 

Conversations & Troubleshooting

Module 4 Discussion (forum thread)