217150_Mid-Term_Exam_2009-10 (2)

217150_Mid-Term_Exam_2009-10 (2) - 217150 MIDTERM EXAM 1(4...

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Unformatted text preview: 217150 MIDTERM EXAM 1. (4 Marks) Circle the appropriate answer for the following: November 2, 2009 a) The branch of electrical engineering that deals with the development and operation of communication technologies is Electronic Engineering. Computer Engineering. Instrumentation and Control Engineering. None of the above. b) The electrical engineering programs in the College of Engineering AUST follow the standards of ANSI. ABET. ISO. IEEE. c) Engineers create software through computer programming to solve mathrelated problems. control hardware via computer interfacing. program microcontrollers. All of the above. d) One of the following is a soft skill: Lab skills. Computer skills. Communication skills. Hardware skills. 2. (4 Marks) Clearly indicate whether the following statements are true (T) or false (F). a) Engineers apply the principles of science and mathematics to develop economical solutions to technical problems. b) Ethically it is better for an engineer working in a company not to offer any type of criticism. c) An engineer's soft skills refer to his/her ability to communicate effectively. d) During an engineering design process, "specifications" refers to the testing and analysis of the designed solution. 3. (6 Marks) a) List any 4 tasks performed by a professional electrical engineer working in his/her job environment. 217150 MIDTERM EXAM November 2, 2009 b) Briefly, explain the engineering code of ethics: Maintain and improve our technical competence and to undertake technological tasks for others only if qualified by training or experience, or after full disclosure of pertinent limitations. 4. (6 Marks) a) Sketch a flowchart depicting engineering design steps. Briefly explain the test and analysis steps. b) What is meant by "technical skills", which is part of laboratory skills? ...
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