University of Wisconsin Madison
Introductory Experience in Electrical Engineering (E C E 210) Syllabus
Course Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcome
  • 1
    Use block diagrams to represent complete electrical systems that consists of electric circuits and other building block
  • 2
    Use simple ac and dc electric power circuits and regulators for providing housekeeping power for electrical systems
  • 3
    Use sensors to develop an analog electrical representation of physical signals such as position, motion, etc.
  • 4
    Identify and quantify analog electrical representation of physical signals in time domain and frequency domain forms
  • 5
    Represent electrical analog quantities in digital format for communications, computations and control as serial and parallel data streams
  • 6
    Visualize the e ects of sampling a ff nd quantization in data conversion
  • 7
    Perform simple logic functions on digital electric signals in a microcontroller
  • 8
    Use microcontrollers to perform signal computations using a computer program
  • 9
    Write, use and debug simple microcontroller programs to realize functional objectives in an electrical system
  • 10
    Use a serial wireless communication system to transmit and receive digital data through microcontroller interfaces
  • 11
    Measure and quantify electromagnetic radiation phenomena and patterns in a wireless communication system
  • 12
    Use USB computer based instruments such as a multimeter, function generator and oscilloscope to measure electrical variables such as voltage, current, frequency, power and resistance
  • 13
    Interpret symbols of electrical devices in an electrical circuit diagram
  • 14
    Use an electrical system to perform a function within its capabilities
  • 15
    Conduct a test to verify the operation of an electric system according to its functional objectives
  • 16
    Document experimental testing and results using narratives, pictures, charts and graphs
Introductory Experience in Electrical Engineering
E C E 210 ( 2 Credits )
An introduction to electrical and electronic devices, circuits and systems including software and hardware focusing on a real-world project.
Advanced math competence - algebra, trigonometry or suitable placement scores. Open to Freshmen
College: College of Engineering
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Brief List of Topics to be Covered
Charge, voltage, current, power, energy, resistors, capacitors, inductors, power supplies, power
converters, switches, LEDs, transistors, integrated circuits, binary signals, microcontrollers,
computer programs, analog signals, potentiometer, pushbuttons, pulse width modulation,
communications, wireless, protocol.
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