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EE Department Introduces New Introductory Course -
'The Secret Life of the Electron'
The Secret Life of the Electron
EE299, 4 cr., SLN#9684
In this exciting, new introductory course to Electrical Engineering you will
unravel the mysteries of the microwave oven, build AM radios and batteries
from potatoes, simulate and control dynamic systems on the computer, put
together a motor, and build an infrared remote control. Through
demonstration lectures, experiments, and exercises, concepts such as
voltage, current, power, circuits, motors, light, stability, etc. will be
The course will be run in modules by 5 different EE faculty members. There
will also be guest lectures, laboratory/discussion sections with TAs, and
homework. Grading will be based upon mini-projects for each module.
The course home page can be found at