ASE - Electrical Engineering - MHEC Outcomes

Electrical Engineering Outcomes
Outcomes for Physics for Electrical Engineering
Ouctomes for Chemistry for Electrical Engineering
Outcomes for Mathematics for Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering Outcomes
  1. Understand and engage in the engineering project development process. This includes: problem specification, design, modeling, simulation/CAE (computer aided engineering), fabrication, testing and redesign.

        ENGR 100 - Introduction to Engineering

  2. Understand the mechanics of group dynamics and demonstrate the ability to contribute to a team.

        ENGR 100 - Introduction to Engineering
        ENEE 206 - Electrical and Digital Circuit Lab
        PHYS 111 - Physics 1 for Scientists & Engineers
        PHYS 212 - Physics 2 for Scientists & Engineers
        PHYS 213 - Physics 3 for Scientists & Engineers

  3. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.

        ENGL 101 - College Writing 1
        ENGR 100 - Introduction to Engineering

  4. Understand the role of ethics in the engineering discipline.

        ENGR 100 - Introduction to Engineering

  5. Use simulation tools to design circuits and analyze performance.

        ENEE 204 - Electric Circuit Theory
        ENEE 206 - Electrical and Digital Circuit Lab
        ENEE 244 - Digital Logic Design

  6. Effectively design, build and test circuits with current ICs, resistors, inductors, capacitors, diodes, and operational amplifiers.

        ENEE 204 - Electric Circuit Theory
        ENEE 206 - Electrical and Digital Circuit Lab

  7. Understand basic operation, limitations and inaccuracies of basic test and measurement equipment. This includes: function generators, DMMs, analog and digital oscilloscopes and Digital Logic Analyzers.

        ENEE 206 - Electrical and Digital Circuit Lab
        PHYS 212 - Physics 2 for Scientists & Engineers

  8. Demonstrate the ability to analyze experimental data. This includes: using statistical and other methods to qualitatively and quantitatively compare designs and results.

        ENEE 206 - Electrical and Digital Circuit Lab

  9. Know the relations between basic electrical quantities and be able to generate all equations needed to solve any general electric circuit.

        ENEE 204 - Electric Circuit Theory
        PHYS 212 - Physics 2 for Scientists & Engineers

  10. Use basic circuit techniques in the analysis of AC/DC circuits. This includes: Nodal and Mesh analysis, voltage and current divider rules, superposition, and Thevenin and Norton equivalents.

        ENEE 204 - Electric Circuit Theory

  11. Calculate transient circuit responses for first and second order circuits.

        ENEE 204 - Electric Circuit Theory

  12. Understand how to generate transfer functions for circuits with one source and how to use transfer functions to solve general transient problems.

        ENEE 204 - Electric Circuit Theory

  13. Understand elementary operation of electronic circuits with ideal operational amplifiers and dependent sources.

        ENEE 204 - Electric Circuit Theory
        ENEE 206 - Electrical and Digital Circuit Lab

  14. Design and analyze combinational logic circuits.

        ENEE 244 - Digital Logic Design

  15. Design and analyze synchronous sequential circuits.

        ENEE 244 - Digital Logic Design

  16. Become proficient in a numerical analysis application, such as MATLAB or Octave.

        ENEE 241 - Numerical Techniques

  17. Become familiar with different aspects of numerical computation and some of its limitations.

        ENEE 241 - Numerical Techniques

  18. Master basic tools from linear algebra for computational use. Formulate and solve matrix equations. Be familiar with eigenvalues and their applications.

        ENEE 241 - Numerical Techniques

  19. Understanding of the basic concepts of signals and linear systems, LaPlace Transforms; development and application of FFTs.

        ENEE 241 - Numerical Techniques

  20. Understand the programming and software development flow and write programs in a high-level programming language (like C, C++).

        CIS 132 - Principles of Programming

Outcomes for Physics for Electrical Engineering

Content Knowledge: The student will know and apply the concepts and laws of physics (at the level of standard calculus-based physics textbooks, see note below) to understand and explain the behavior of the physical world.

Examples of standard calculus-based introductory-level physics textbooks (including modern physics) are:

  • "Fundamentals of Physics" by Halliday, Resnick & Walker
  • "Physics for Scientists and Engineers" by Serway & Beichner
  • "Physics for Scientists and Engineers" by Tipler & Mosca
  • "Physics for Scientists and Engineers" with Modern Physics by Giancoli
  • "University Physics" by Young & Freedman
  • "University Physics" by Reese
  • "Understanding Physics" by the Physics Education Group

Mechanics: vectors and scalars; kinematics; statics and dynamics; work and energy; energy and momentum  conservation laws; simple harmonic motion; rotational dynamics; gravitational fields; fluid mechanics

    PHYS 111 - Physics 1 for Scientists & Engineers

Magnetism: static electricity; electric forces, potentials, and fields; electrical and magnetic   properties of materials; AC and DC circuits and circuit components; magnetic forces and fields;  electromagnetic induction; electromagnetic radiation; Maxwell's equations

    PHYS 212 - Physics 2 for Scientists & Engineers

Heat and Thermodynamics: temperature, heat, heat capacity and heat transfer; kinetic molecular theory; phase changes; laws of thermodynamics with applications such as heat engines

    PHYS 212 - Physics 2 for Scientists & Engineers

Optics and Waves: transverse and longitudinal waves and their properties and characteristics; refraction,  reflection, and superposition of waves; applications to light and sound; geometric and physical optics

    PHYS 213 - Physics 3 for Scientists & Engineers

Modern Physics:  atomic models and their experimental bases; structure of the atoms and molecules; nuclear  reactions and radioactivity; special relativity; photoelectric effect; wave-particle duality; introduction to  quantum mechanics

    PHYS 213 - Physics 3 for Scientists & Engineers

PHYS 111 - Physics 1 for Scientists & EngineersPHYS 212 - Physics 2 for Scientists & Engineers and PHYS 213 – Physics 3 for Scientists & Engineers  apply to the following outcomes.

  1. Students will know the vocabulary and mathematical language associated with each content knowledge area listed above.
  2. Students will understand the concepts, relationships, and principles of each content area listed above and the interrelationships between related content areas.
  3. Students will apply concepts and relationships to qualitative problems and quantitative problems in each content knowledge area listed above.
  4. Students will investigate a classical physical system experimentally (in at least each of the broad content knowledge areas listed above).
  5. Students will work individually and cooperatively in teams on investigations and/or problem solutions.
Ouctomes for Chemistry for Electrical Engineering

CHEM 105 – Principles of General Chemistry 1 applies to the following 15 outcomes.

  1. Make measurements and express those measurements in common and metric units; manipulate units.
  2. Identify and apply significant figures and exponential notation to measurement.
  3. Describe nature of science and scientific investigation.
  4. Distinguish among states of matter; explain behaviors of states based on particulate nature.
  5. Identify basic atomic structure; describe historical development of atomic theory and its relationship to  spectroscopy.
  6. Explain principles of the quantum mechanical model of the atom.
  7. Outline the development of and trends conveyed by the periodic table of the elements.
  8. Define the concept of bonding as resulting from electron interactions; understand bond nature as a continuum.
  9. Visualize geometries of molecules; apply VSEPR theory and hybridization theory.
  10. Identify chemical nomenclature.
  11. Define the mole concept and stoichiometry.
  12. Identify physical and chemical properties of acids and bases.
  13. Describe interactions of matter and energy.
  14. Compare concept of heat exchange in physical and chemical systems.
  15. Understand safe laboratory practice.
Outcomes for Mathematics for Electrical Engineering
  1. Calculate the limits of functions.

        MATH 135 - Calculus of a Single Variable 1
        MATH 136 - Calculus of a Single Variable 2

  2. Analyze continuity of a function.

        MATH 135 - Calculus of a Single Variable 1
        MATH 136 - Calculus of a Single Variable 2

  3. Find the derivatives of functions numerically, algebraically, and graphically.

        MATH 135 - Calculus of a Single Variable 1
        MATH 136 - Calculus of a Single Variable 2

  4. Apply the derivative to a wide range of problems.

        MATH 135 - Calculus of a Single Variable 1
        MATH 136 - Calculus of a Single Variable 2

  5. Calculate definite and improper integrals; find indefinite integrals.

        MATH 135 - Calculus of a Single Variable 1
        MATH 136 - Calculus of a Single Variable 2

  6. Solve a wide range of problems related to integration.

        MATH 135 - Calculus of a Single Variable 1
        MATH 136 - Calculus of a Single Variable 2

  7. Identify the basic properties of functions.

        MATH 135 - Calculus of a Single Variable 1
        MATH 136 - Calculus of a Single Variable 2

  8. Analyze the convergence or divergence of sequences and series.

        MATH 136 - Calculus of a Single Variable 2

  9. Graph and analyze polar equations, parametric equations, and conic sections.

        MATH 136 - Calculus of a Single Variable 2

  10. Solve elementary differential equations.

        MATH 135 - Calculus of a Single Variable 1
        MATH 136 - Calculus of a Single Variable 2    
        MATH 215 - Differential Equations

  11. Explain properties of vectors and vector-valued functions.

        MATH 205 - Multivariable Calculus

  12. Apply differentiation rules, including the Chain Rule, to various multivariable functions. Identify these properties of quadric surfaces.

        MATH 205 - Multivariable Calculus

  13. Evaluate multiple integrals.

        MATH 205 - Multivariable Calculus

  14. Explain properties of vector fields and evaluate various vector field derivatives and integrals.

        MATH 205 - Multivariable Calculus

  15. Classify and solve first order, ordinary differential equations (ODE).

        MATH 215 - Differential Equations

  16. Use numerical tools to solve basic differential equations.

        MATH 215 - Differential Equations

  17. Classify and solve second order, ordinary differential equations.

        MATH 215 - Differential Equations

  18. Calculate Laplace transforms and apply to basic differential equations.

        MATH 215 - Differential Equations

  19. Solve basic systems of first order linear differential equations.

        MATH 215 - Differential Equations

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