Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering

Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering

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For Freshman or Introductory courses in Engineering and Computer Science.ESource-Prentice Hall's Engineering Source-provides a comprehensive, customizable introductory engineering and computing library. Featuring over 25 modules and growing, ESource allows professors to fully customize their textbooks through the ESource website. Professors are not only able to pick and choose complete modules, but also custom-build a freshman engineering text that matches their content needs and course organization exactly! Using the ESource online BookBuild system at, they can view and select book chapters, change the sequence, instantly calculate the book's net (bookstore) price, request a free examination copy, and generate an ISBN for placing a bookstore order. They can also add your own course notes, syllabi, reference charts, or other favorite materials, including material from third-party publishers. ESource Access Card: 0-13-090400-7. Include this ISBN when setting up an ESource Bundle.
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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 203.2 x 251.46 x 7.62mm | 294.83g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130333638
  • 9780130333636

About Charles B. Fledderman

Charles B. Fleddermann is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico. All of his degrees are in electrical engineering: his Bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame, and the Masters and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prof. Fleddermann developed an engineering ethics course for his department in response to the ABET requirement to incorporate ethics topics into the undergraduate engineering curriculum. Engineering Ethics was written as a vehicle for presenting ethical theory, analysis, and problem solving to engineering undergraduates in a concise and readily accessible way. Martin D. Bradshaw was born in Pittsburg, KS in 1936, grew up in Kansas and the surrounding states of Arkansas and Missouri, graduating from Newton High School, Newton, KS in 1954. He received the B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. degrees from the University of Wichita in 1958 and 1961, respectively. A Ford Foundation fellowship at Carnegie Institute of Technology followed from 1961 to 1963 and he received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering in 1964. He spent his entire academic career with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico (1961-1963 and 1991-1996). He served as the Assistant Dean for Special Programs with the UNM College of Engineering from 1974 to 1976 and as the Associate Chairman for the EECE Department from 1993 to 1996. During the period 1987-1991 he was a consultant with his own company, EE Problem Solvers. During 1978 he spent a sabbatical year with the State Electricity Commission of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. From 1979 to 1981 he served an IPA assignment as a Project Officer at the U.S. Air Force Weapons Laboratory, Kirkland AFB, Albuquerque, NM. He has won numerous local, regional, and national teaching awards, including the George Westinghouse Award from the ASEE in 1973. He was awarded the IEEE Centennial Medal in 2000.
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Table of contents

1. Introduction: What Are Electrical and Computer Engineering? 2. Electrical and Computer Engineering Specializations. 3. Electrical Concepts and Components. 4. Active Components and Integrated Circuits. 5. Engineering Tools for Electrical and Computer Engineers. 6. Engineering Problem Solving. 7. Engineering Design. 8. Academic Survival Skills. 9. Engineering Your Career. Appendix A: Units & Dimensions of Basic & Electrical Quantities. Appendix B: The Ieee Code of Ethics. Appendix C: Biographies.
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