L1-intro-2009 - Electrical and Computer Electrical and...

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Unformatted text preview: Electrical and Computer Electrical and Computer Engineering: An Overview Engineering: An Overview Trac D. Tran ECE Department The Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD 21218 Outline Outline ¡ Introduction. Main objectives ¡ General course information. Course outline ¡ Brief history of electrical engineering and computer engineering (ECE) ¡ Current research areas in ECE ¡ Motivations ¢ ECE applications in our daily life ¢ Career paths ¡ ECE: present and future Main Objectives Main Objectives ¡ Provide a survey – past, present, future – of the field of electrical and computer engineering ¡ Introduce fundamental ideas and concepts in ECE ¡ Provide hands-on experience in the laboratory ¡ Discuss other topics related to the broader field of engineering ¡ Familiarize students with the design process ¡ Improve problem-solving skills, teamwork and communication skills Concentration Concentration ¡ Information technology ¢ Information representations ¢ Information theory ¢ Information processing and manipulation ¢ Information coding. Data compression ¢ Information communications and transmission ¡ Information technology via an electrical signal and system perspective Immediate Benefits Immediate Benefits ¡ 520.213 Circuits ¡ 520.142 Digital System Fundamentals ¡ 520.214 Signals and Systems ¡ 520.345 ECE Labs ¡ 520.219 Fields, Matter, and Waves ¡ 520.435 Digital Signal Processing ¡ 520.401 Basic Communication Electricity Electricity Electricity Electricus Latin produce from amber by friction Elektor Microsoft’s Encarta Dictionary a fundamental form of kinetic or potential energy created by the free or controlled movement of charged particles such as electrons, positrons, and ions Greek beaming sun Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering...
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course ENGINEERIN 520.101 taught by Professor Tracdtran during the Winter '06 term at Johns Hopkins.

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L1-intro-2009 - Electrical and Computer Electrical and...

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