JCsyllabus 1100 - ECE 1100 Introduction to Electrical and...

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ECE 1100 Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering Spring 2009 Ji Chen Session 14756 CLASS AND INSTRUCTOR INFORMATION Class Time: M W 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Room: W122-D3 (Building 581, North Engineering Building, Engr. Bldg. 2) Instructor: Prof. Ji Chen Office: W328-D3 Phone: (713) 743-4423; Fax: (713) 743-4444; Email: [email protected] Office hours: MW 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Also, information about the Teaching Assistant (the grader) will be placed on the class website. Catalog Description Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering. Cr. 1. (0-2). Prerequisite: credit for or concurrent enrollment in MATH 1431. Should be taken by all Electrical and Computer Engineering students in the first semester in which the prerequisite is satisfied. An overview of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the professional opportunities available. Expected Course Outcomes Students who successfully complete this course are expected to meet the following course outcomes. 1. Students will begin developing their basic skills of problem solving and critical thinking by solving basic problems in electromagnetics, radio communications, and circuit analysis. 2. Students will begin to develop team skills by working on a project (building a crystal radio set) in small teams, with required participation by all team members. 3. Students will be made aware of ethics in engineering and the existing ethical codes that pertain to the university and the profession. They will understand that practicing engineers have ethical and professional responsibilities, and what some of the key issues are in making ethical decisions. 4. Students will know more about contemporary issues related to engineering, especially those related to ethics in engineering, since contemporary issues are used as background material for the ethics discussion. 1
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5. Students will make up a supportive learning community by getting to know other students in the class, learning collaborative study techniques, and becoming familiar with the numerous student organizations. 6. Students will know about and put into practice positive attitudes and productive behaviors that will result in academic success, some of which involve teamwork. 7. Students will begin to develop their written and oral communication skills. Written communication skills will be developed by working on a written essay assignment (based on the engineering-ethics topic) and other assignments; oral communication skills will be developed by having the students discuss their team projects within their own team, and by having the students orally present their projects to the instructor. 8. Students will understand how the Department, College, and University work and how best to take advantage of the resources available to them. Course Topics
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JCsyllabus 1100 - ECE 1100 Introduction to Electrical and...

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