Course Outline

List the topics covered within each week.

Week

Topic(s)

1

What is engineering?

Engineer vs. scientist?

What does an engineer do?

2

Engineering mathematics,

mathematical models used in engineering,

limitations,

approximations,

methods.

3

What is a signal?

What is a system?

Discrete vs continuous time.

Time vs frequency domain.

4

Circuit Theory – description, application areas

5

Circuit Theory – description, application areas

6

Telecommunications – description, application areas

7

Telecommunications – description, application areas

8

Midterm

9

Power and energy – description, application areas

10

Power and energy – description, application areas

11

Control Systems – description, application areas

12

Electric and Magnetic Fields

13

Digital Design and Microprocessors

14

Signal Processing – description, application areas