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Unformatted text preview: 1 18-220 Introduction to Electrical Engineering D.W. Greve dg07@andrew.cmu.edu REH 231 http://www.ece.cmu.edu/~dwg Prof. J. Hoburg (recitations) Jung Yeon Kim (grader) Yunchuan Kong (lab) Steven Mikes (lab) Mingwei Tay (lab) Chen Song (grader) Alan Zhu (grader) Veronica Yusz (lab) Lyz Knight, course secretary * on-line syllabus to be revised with assignments, contact info, etc. Additional staff* 2 the separation of EE and CE is artificial... ...however... this course has electrical circuits at its center Topics: introduction to semiconductor devices and technology DC circuit analysis techniques operational amplifiers energy storage elements transient response of first- and second-order systems sinusoidal steady-state response frequency domain analysis filters about Intro. to Electrical Engineering (more) this course changed last semester mostly new labs reordered list of topics new material on devices and technology different grading scheme (HW) different test schedule different text(s) 3 Engineering in general Dictionary definition of engineering: The application of scientific and mathematical principles to practical ends such as the design, manufacture, and operation of efficient and economical structures, machines, processes, and systems. Engineering in general Informal definition of engineering: "Engineering ...is the art of doing that well with one dollar, which any bungler can do with two after a fashion."-- Arthur Mellen Wellington, The Economic Theory of Railway Location (1911) 4 Engineering in general Engineers dont just use technology, they use it in an efficient and economical way. 1 In engineering courses we learn analysis, prediction, simulation, etc. which makes this efficiency possible. 2 1 and in this way warrant their high salaries. 2 these are necessary in order to do design....
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