L2_ECE4001_Fall_2008

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Unformatted text preview: Slide #1 ECE 4001 L2 © 2008 ECE4001 – Lecture 2 Engineering Careers for ECE/CompE Grads Slide #2 ECE 4001 L2 © 2008 Course Information 1. Syllabus posted on T-Square Lecture Topics Objectives/Outcomes Exam Dates (10/8 Exam #1, 11/19 Exam #2) 2. Instructor Contact Information for ECE 4001 Thomas E. Michaels Van Leer E296B 404-385-4199 thomas.michaels @ece.gatech.edu 3. Text Hyman, Fundamentals of Engineering Design, 2 nd Edition 4. ECE 4001 will make use of T-Square for distributing course information and announcements: https://t-square.gatech.edu/ Slide #3 ECE 4001 L2 © 2008 My Background Professor Tom Michaels • BS Materials Science (1965) , PhD Physics (1972) • Worked in industry for about 30 years (Government Research labs, Automotive research lab, Automated testing industry, Founded two startup companies) • Industrial career was focused on complex automated systems for ultrasonic nondestructive testing • Joined the GT ECE faculty in 2002 • Work with my wife, Professor Jennifer Michaels, in the QUEST Laboratory (Quantitative Ultrasonic Evaluation, Sensing and Testing) Slide #4 ECE 4001 L2 © 2008 High Resolution Imaging Systems • Typical System: – Two Axes (X & Y) with Scan Field of 6” x 12” – Resolution of 0.0001 inches – High Frequencies (50-200 MHz) Bonding of Microelectronic Components Surface Wave Scan Slide #5 ECE 4001 L2 © 2008 Mid-Sized Systems Five Axis Production System Inspection of Composite Jet Engine Blades Two Axis General Purpose System Six Axis Precision Scanner Slide #6 ECE 4001 L2 © 2008 Dual Gantry Inspection System Slide #7 ECE 4001 L2 © 2008 Fuselage Inspection System Raytheon Horizon Mid Size Jet Slide #8 ECE 4001 L2 © 2008 Industrial Experience – Summary • As Engineer – Signal processing – Circuit & instrument design – Systems design – Software development – Ultrasonic inspection methods development – Customer training – Documentation, Papers & Reports • As Manager – Sales – Systems development – Instrument development – Software development – Proposal writing – Design reviews – Writing quality control procedures – Hiring and firing Slide #9 ECE 4001 L2 © 2008 What Makes a Great Engineer? • Sound technical/engineering background • Organized approach to solving problems • High degree of professionalism • Great communicator (LISTEN TO OTHERS) • Recognizes the importance of hard work to reach both his professional and project goals • A team player who works effectively as part of a design team • Great time management skills • Can stay focused • Can think “out of the box” • Great attention to detail • Know how your activities affect company finances Slide #10 ECE 4001 L2 © 2008 ECE 4001 Provides Preparation for ECE 4007 • Analytical tools (Econ., Stat., Mfg.) Preparation for Industry • Project management • Company finance • Intellectual Property • Ethics • Professionalism Slide #11 ECE 4001 L2 © 2008 Types of Business Enterprises...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2009 for the course ECE 4001 taught by Professor Frazier during the Fall '09 term at Georgia Tech.

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L2_ECE4001_Fall_2008 - Slide #1 ECE 4001 L2 © 2008 ECE4001...

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