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09/21/11 Engineering Problem Solving with C++ second edition, J. ingber 1 Engineering Problem Solving with C++, Etter/Ingber Chapter 1: Introduction Prof. Xin Wang (xwang@ece.sunysb.edu) Office: 235 Light Engineering building  Office Hour: Tu: 10:00 am- 11:00 am Tu: 3:50 pm -4:50 pm TAs: TBD 
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Objectives Understanding of basic terminology for computers. Understanding of a problem-solving methodology used when solving engineering problems with a computer
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Books Dolores M. Etter and Jeanine A. Ingber, Engineering Problem Solving with C++ 2/E , Prentice Hall, 2008, ISBN: 0136011756 References: Deitel, Deitel, Nieto & Strassberger, GETTING STARTED with Microsoft Visual C++ 6 with an Introduction to MFC , Prentice Hall, 2000 ISBN: 0130132497 Thinking in C++, download at http://www.planetpdf.com/developer/article.asp?ContentID=6634 Lecture notes
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Course Overview Simple C++ Programs Control Structures Programming with Data Files Modular Programming with Functions One-Dimensional Arrays Two-Dimensional Arrays and Matrices Introduction to Classes Pointers and Creating Data Structures Programming with Classes
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Grading Homework: 25% Mid-term: 20% Project: 20% Final: 30% Class participation and and quiz 5%
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Introduction to Computing and Engineering Problem Solving Historical Perspective Recent Engineering Achievements Computing Systems Data Representation and Storage An Engineering Problem Solving Methodology 09/21/11 Engineering Problem Solving with C++ second edition, J. ingber 6
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HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Charles Babbage Analytical Engine Augusta Ada Byron Digital Computers 09/21/11 Engineering Problem Solving with C++ second edition, J. ingber 7
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Charles Babbage, Esq. 1792-1871 English mathematician. Designed the Analytical Engine in the early 1800s. Published “Of the Analytical Engine” in 1864. 09/21/11 Engineering Problem Solving with C++ second edition, J. ingber 8
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Analytical Engine Designed to process base ten numbers. Consisted of four parts: Storage unit Processing unit Input device Output device 09/21/11 Engineering Problem Solving with C++ second edition, J. ingber 9
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Analytical Engine Luigi F. Menabrea, French engineer and mathematician, described Babbage’s vision of a machine capable of solving any problem using: Inputs Outputs Programs written on punch cards 09/21/11 Engineering Problem Solving with C++ second edition, J. ingber 10
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Augusta Ada Byron, 1815-1852 Wrote the English translation of Menabrea’s Sketch of the Analytical Engine. Envisioned the multidisciplinary potential
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