June 24, 2017
June 24, 2017
June 28, 2017
Engineering Physics & Physics
During my teaching of the State-of-Art courses for the last 30+ years, I have realized that the foundation of any Hi-tech course lies in the fundamentals. The fundamentals are derived from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Nevertheless, Physics plays a crucial role in Engineering. I plan to depict this role in all my state-of-art courses. I am teaching at the moment i.e. 1) EECE 5020 VLSI Design, 2) EECE 5040 VLSI Fabrication, 3) EECE 5170 MMIC Design and Fabrication through detailed examples. In addition, I will also demonstrate the integration of Physics in the courses I developed and taught over the years such as, 1) Local Area and Computer Networking 2) Introduction to ITS Technologies 3) VHDL Based Digital Design. At present I am also teaching EECE 2020 Circuit Theory II. During this course I prepare students for Hi-Tech world because of integration of Physics in this course, which will be clearly depicted. Historically, about 250 years ago it was all physics and Applied Physics, which culminated into engineering later on. Based on increasing specializations engineering manifested into distinct disciplines such as 1) Civil, 2) Mechanical, 3) Electrical, 4) Chemical, 5) Material, 6) Plastic, and 7) Industrial Engineering, etc. However the role of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics is of vital importance in engineering. Physics certainly plays a cardinal role in engineering.
Prasad, K. (2017, June), Physics is the soul of Engineering in General and Electrical Engineering in Particular Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. 10.18260/1-2--28742
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