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Course number and title: EE3 Introduction to Electrical Engineering
Credits: 3
Instructor(s)-in-charge: O. Stafsudd (stafsudd@ucla.edu)
  G.J. Pottie (pottie@ee.ucla.edu)
Course type: Lecture and Lab
Required or Elective: Required.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 2 hrs
Lab: 2 hrs
 
Course Assessment:
Homework: 8
Quizzes: 2
Labs: 4
Exams: 1
Design: 1
 
Grading Policy: 10% HW 10% Labs, 40% Design project, 10% Quizzes, 30% Final
Course Prerequisites: Physics 1B
Catalog Description: Introduction to field of electrical engineering; research and applications across several areas, such as communications, control, electromagnetics, embedded computing, engineering optimization, integrated circuits, MEMS, nanotechnology, photonics and optoelectronics, plasma electronics, signal processing, and solid-state electronics.  
Textbook and any related course material:
National Instruments MyDAQ
 
Course Website
Topics covered in the course and level of coverage:
Basic circuit theory 4 hrs.
Frequency domain concepts 1 hrs.
Communication systems 3 hrs.
Electrical generation and distribution systems 2 hrs.
Feedback control 2 hrs.
Transistors and their applications 2 hrs.
Photonic devices and applications 2 hrs.
Research frontiers of electrical engineering 2 hrs.
Course objectives and their relation to the Program Educational Objectives:  
Contribution of the course to the Professional Component:
Engineering Topics: 0 %
General Education: 0 %
Mathematics & Basic Sciences: 0 %
Expected level of proficiency from students entering the course:
Mathematics: Average
Physics: Average
Chemistry: Some
Technical writing: Average
Computer Programming: Some
Material available to students and department at end of course:
  Available to
students
Available to
department
Available to
instructor
Available to
TA(s)
Course Objectives and Outcomes Form: X X X X
Lecture notes, homework assignments, and solutions: X X X
Samples of homework solutions from 2 students: X X X
Samples of lab reports from 2 students: X X X
Samples of exam solutions from 2 students: X X X
Course performance form from student surveys: X X X
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? YES

  Level of contribution of course to Program Outcomes
(a) Average  
(b) Average  
(e) Strong  
(h) Strong  
(i) Strong  
(j) Strong  
Strong: (e) (h) (i) (j)
Average: (a) (b)

:: Upon completion of this course, students will have had an opportunity to learn about the following ::
  Specific Course Outcomes Program Outcomes
1. History of great inventions of electrical engineering h i j
2. Basic principles behind great inventions of electrical engineering a
3. Conduct experiments illustrating basic circuits principles b
4. Design an electronic system using simple components e

  Program outcomes and how they are covered by the specific course outcomes
(a)   Basic principles behind great inventions of electrical engineering  
(b)   Conduct experiments illustrating basic circuits principles  
(e)   Design an electronic system using simple components  
(h)   History of great inventions of electrical engineering  
(i)   History of great inventions of electrical engineering  
(j)   History of great inventions of electrical engineering  

:: Last modified: March 2013 by G. J. Pottie ::

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