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Course Number: ENGR 107, Fall 2008

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ENGR 107 F08 Syllabus Jeffrey Leaf jleaf@gmu.edu Office Hours: Thursday 2:45-3:45, by appointment WK 1 Date 8/28 Topic Introduction to: Class Engineering Profession Electronics Handouts- Syllabus, Career Search References - Review before class http://www.sage.edu/faculty/vozzof/genph ys2/outline.html (See Unit 1, Resistance; Unit 2, Resistor Networks) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Series_and_p arallel_circuits...

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107 ENGR F08 Syllabus Jeffrey Leaf jleaf@gmu.edu Office Hours: Thursday 2:45-3:45, by appointment WK 1 Date 8/28 Topic Introduction to: Class Engineering Profession Electronics Handouts- Syllabus, Career Search References - Review before class http://www.sage.edu/faculty/vozzof/genph ys2/outline.html (See Unit 1, Resistance; Unit 2, Resistor Networks) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Series_and_p arallel_circuits Homework Career Search Presentation-Due 9/18 2 minute talk on: I want to be a/an ? Engineer because... To be successful, I will need to know ? because... 4 Hats handout to support blogging topics Evaluate self wearing the 4 hats. What are your strengths and weaknesses when you wear each hat? What are you doing to eliminate the weaknesses? Blog input through English Electronics problems distributed in class Due 9/4 2 9/4 Electronics-Continue Resistor Networks. Discuss HW. Discuss Problem-Solving strategies (Handout Problem Solving Strategy) Introduce Ohms Law Review before class http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohm's_law Electronics problems Due 9/11 3 9/11 Electronics-HW, Review. Ohms Law, Introduce Power. Review before class http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrical_po wer Mathematics of Electrical power in circuits Discuss presentation techniques (Handout- Comm Handbook) Introduce Project- Review before class http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Design http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engineering_ design_process (Handout Project/Report Def, Project Planning Worksheet) Electronics problems Due 9/18 All prepared to present next class 4 9/18 Electronics- Ohms Law and power problems Introduce Fiber Optics vs copper signal flow of the presentations Problems Due 9/25 5 9/25 Electronics Review Problem Solving-Resistor Networks, Ohms Law, Power, Materials Remainder of presentations Prepare for Electronics Test. My prepare one sheet 8 x 11 inch piece of paper with any notes you want, except complete worked-out examples Read and take notes before next class http://em-ntserver.unl.edu/NEGAHBAN/EM 223/Intro.htm :Vectors, Vector Components 2D, Equilibrium Equations of a Particle, Moment of a Force: Part 1 http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Statics Rigid Body Equilibrium, Two Dimensional Equilibrium 6 10/2 Electronics Test . Test Grading: 70% of problem point value for the work, no steps skipped or assumed, state assumptions if you make any; 20% for the answer, but only if the work is there. 10% Every number must show units throughout the solution. Partial credit possible if solution can be followed. Extra credit problem worth 10 points. Half off is not correct. Bring materials to work on design project after test 7 8 10/9 10/16 Introduce Statics Preliminary Statics Report Due. Statics problems due 10/16 Statics problems due 10/23 9 10 11 12 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 Statics Statics Test; Same format, grading, notes allowed as Electronics test Project Demonstration, Work on Report Ethics Critical Thinking 4 Corner activity Work on Project Work on Project Finish Final Report. Define Ethics for submittal. Due 11/13 Project Final Report Due Compare and contrast 2 professional societies Codes of Ethics in detail for submittal. What do they address? What do they avoid addressing? Do you think each is effective? Should they address any other topics? Be prepared to discuss. Due 11/20 Determine what you need to know to survive the Final Exam. Come to class with questions you need answered. Eat, Drink and be Merry 14 11/20 Project Presentations Ethics. Discuss Codes of Ethics. Discuss Ethics of Electrification. Thanksgiving Review for Final Exam 11/27 15 Ex 12/4 12/11 Grading: 93 90 87 84 81 78 A AB+ B BC+ 75 72 69 66 63 <63 C CD+ D DF | | | | | | 94 90 87 84 80 77 A AB+ B BC+ 74 70 67 64 60 <60 C CD+ D DF Final Grade: 30% 30% Two Tests Design Project Preliminary Report 20% Final Report 50% Project Demonstration 20% Presentation 10% Class Participation, including homework-Points recorded for being on time and for being in class at the end of class. Students expected to actively take part in discussions and presentation of homework. Content problems will not be collected. They are given to prepare for tests. All other assignments will be due at the beginning of the next class after the assignmen...

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