Syllabus & Schedule

Expectations for learning and live meeting schedule.

RIC-0141 Training Schedule

This 6 week course expects a minimum of 2-hr per day time goal with weekly scheduled live Zoom meetings.

Scheduled Meetings in PHP Local Time - GT
Thurs, Jan 12 08:00 AM Philippines -  Welcome to Cassini Basic Training (RIC-0141)
Thurs, Jan 19 08:00 AM Philippines - 1st Live Meeting
Thurs, Jan 26 08:00 AM Philippines -  2nd Live Meeting
Wed, Feb 01 08:00 AM Philippines - 3rd Live Meeting
Thurs, Feb 09 08:00 AM Philippines -  4th Live Meeting
Thurs, Feb 15 08:00 AM Philippines -  5th Live Meeting

Scheduled Meetings in EST - Wilmington
Wed, Jan 11 07:00 PM Eastern - Welcome to Cassini Basic Training (RIC-0141)
Wed, Jan 18 07:00 PM Eastern - 1st Live Meeting
Wed, Jan 25 07:00 PM Eastern -  2nd Live Meeting
Tues, Jan 31 07:00 PM Eastern -  3rd Live Meeting
Wed, Feb 08 07:00 PM Eastern -  4th Live Meeting
Wed, Feb 15 07:00 PM Eastern -  5th Live Meeting

Scheduled Meetings in PDT - RI Santa Clara
Wed, Jan 11 04:00 PM Pacific - Welcome to Cassini Basic Training (RIC-0141)
Wed, Jan 18 04:00 PM Pacific - 1st Live Meeting
Wed, Jan 25 04:00 PM Pacific -  2nd Live Meeting
Tues, Jan 31 04:00 PM Pacific -  3rd Live Meeting
Wed, Feb 08 04:00 PM Pacific -  4th Live Meeting
Wed, Feb 15 04:00 PM Pacific -  5th Live Meeting


Self-Paced Training Schedule

Start at any time and we will coordinate a set of live meetings based on your daily time commitment (for normal working days, holidays excluded).  We will reach out to you once the "Preparation Survey" is complete.

Daily Time Commitment
Meeting Schedule
8 hours
Bi-weekly (1-2 weeks)
4 hours*
Weekly (2-3 weeks)
2 hours
Every Other Week (4-6 weeks)
Unknown
As Needed

*Typical Schedule for Most Students

Requirements

Multiple Displays or Large Display and a Mouse is VERY IMPORANT. Instructions for setup is covered in the "Preparation" section.

  • Zoom Client for Meetings

  • Oracle VirtualBox (v6+) & Cassini Virtual Workstation (.ova)

  • Cassini Reference Guide (RI Support Tablet, MacOS, or PDF)

Curriculum

  • 1

    Preparation

    • How to use this course

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Prerequisites

    • Install Zoom for Live Meetings

    • Installing Cassini Virtual Workstation with VirtualBox

    • Download Reference Docs for Later

    • LAB Cassini OS & Guru Browser

    • Course Preparation Survey

  • 2

    Live Meetings

    • Live Instructor Meetings (RIC-0141)

  • 4

    Device (DUT) Interface

    • Interface DUT to Cassini

    • Device Connection Editor

    • Handout - Device Connection Editor

    • LAB Interfacing Device to Cassini (3.2)

    • Device (DUT) Interface QUIZ

  • 5

    Test Plan Design: DC

    • Test Plan Design Concepts

    • Download Test Plan Editor Handout

    • Test Plan Design Editor UI

    • Test Plan Editor Execution Flow

    • LAB Test Plan Basics (4.4-4.5)

    • Test Plan Design Editor Flow (4.6)

    • Test Plan System & DevicePower Buttons (4.7-4.8)

    • LAB Test Plan Creation (4.9)

    • Lab Viewing Results (4.10)

  • 7

    Test Plan Design: RF <20 GHz

    • Test Plan Design - 20 GHz RF Measurements

    • Test Plan Design - 12 GHz RF Measurements

    • Test Plan Design - RF Source Setup

    • Test Plan Design - Receiver

    • Test Plan Design - Receiver (Lab Demo)

    • LAB Test Plan Design - RF Signals

    • Test Plan Design - VNA

    • LAB Expanded Test Plan Controls

    • Test Plan Design - Noise Figure

    • LAB Noise Figure Testing

  • 8

    Test Plan Design: RF <40 GHz

    • Test Plan Design - 40 GHz (7.1)

    • LAB Test Plan Design at 40 GHz (7.2)

    • Test Plans - Fixture Cal 40GHz (7.3)

    • Demo 40 GHz VNA + Noise Figure (7.2-7.3)

    • Test Plan Design - Dual 40 GHz TIMs for S-Param (7.4)

  • 9

    Test Plan Sweeps, Loops & Limits

  • 10

    Device Control

    • Device Control - Direct in Testplan

    • Device Control Editor Handout

    • Device Control - Protocol Aware with DevControl Editor

    • Device Control - DevControl Editor Part 2

    • LAB Protocol Aware DUT Control

    • Device Control - Student Example

    • Tutorial - Using Logic Analyzer (DPins)

    • Workflow Preparations (Homework)

  • 11

    Workflow & Exec

    • Development Planning

    • Development Fixturing

    • Development Debug & Deploy Cycle

    • LAB Development Workflow (10.4)

    • Test Executives Introduction

    • Development Final Exercise

  • 12

    Basic Administration & Management

FAQ

  • Once the course is completed, will I still get to access the lessons?

    Yes. You will continue to be able to access any of the course materials and discussions after completing the course.

  • When can I begin?

    Self-paced schedules are now available. Please start anytime. Groups with coordinated schedules are formed as needed. Contact 'support@roos.com' to plan for a group.

  • Where is the Cassini Reference Guide?

    Visit our website's Support tab for links to the PDF or the Apple Book store or visit https://roos.com/refguide

  • Can I pay for the course with a Purchase Order (PO).

    Yes, please issue a PO for RIK0040B Cassini Online Training ( https://roos.com/parts/RIK0040B ). Be sure to include your full name and corporate email address so we can register you as soon as we receive the PO.