Electronics_MESET2003

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Dave Shattuck University of Houston MESET 2003 Dr. Dave Shattuck Associate Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Sinusoids, Paradigms and Sinusoids, Paradigms and Electronics Electronics Email: Shattuck@uh.edu Phone: (713) 743-4422 Office: Room W326-D3
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Dave Shattuck University of Houston Introduction I want to talk about what engineers do, and how engineers think about attacking problems. I want to talk about sinusoids. I want to introduce the area called “electronics”.
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Dave Shattuck University of Houston Introduction to Engineering What is engineering?
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Dave Shattuck University of Houston Introduction to Engineering What is engineering? -- Answer: Answer: Engineering is Problem Solving. Engineering is Problem Solving. So, what is electrical engineering? So, what is electrical engineering?
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Dave Shattuck University of Houston Introduction to Engineering What is engineering? -- Answer: Engineering is Problem Solving. What is electrical engineering? -- Answer: Problem solving using Problem solving using electricity, electrical tools and electricity, electrical tools and concepts. concepts. What is science? What is science?
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Dave Shattuck University of Houston Introduction to Engineering What is engineering? -- Answer: Engineering is Problem Solving. What is electrical engineering? -- Answer: Problem solving using electricity, electrical tools and concepts. What is science? – Answer: Science is Science is knowledge gaining. knowledge gaining.
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Dave Shattuck University of Houston Introduction to Engineering What is engineering? -- Answer: Engineering is Problem Solving. What is electrical engineering? -- Answer: Problem solving using electricity, electrical tools and concepts. What is science? – Answer: Science is knowledge gaining. So, how can you tell an electrical engineer So, how can you tell an electrical engineer from a physicist? from a physicist?
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Dave Shattuck University of Houston Introduction to Engineering How can you tell an electrical engineer from a physicist? – Answer: by the goals they work towards. An engineer's goal is to solve problems. A scientist's goal is to learn. However, an engineer needs to learn to be able to solve problems, and a scientist needs to solve problems to learn, so the situation gets muddled. The key is to look at their goals.
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Quiz Time: Were the following famous people engineers or scientists? To decide, we need to look at their GOALS! Introduction to Engineering
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He wanted to understand He wanted to understand the stars and planets the stars and planets Engineer or Scientist Galileo? He was a scientist
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This note was uploaded on 10/29/2009 for the course ECE 1100 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Houston.

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