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Course module: 202100241
202100241
Introduction to Engineering
Course info
Course module202100241
Credits (ECTS)4
Course typeStudy Unit
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact persondr.ir. E.J. Faber
E-maile.j.faber@utwente.nl
Lecturer(s)
PreviousNext 5
Examiner
dr.ir. A. Braaksma
Lecturer
dr.ir. E.J. Faber
Examiner
dr.ir. E.J. Faber
Contactperson for the course
dr.ir. E.J. Faber
Examiner
prof.dr. J.L. Hurink
Academic year2021
Starting block
1B
RemarksMinor students: register for the minor!
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Aims
At the end of this study unit, the student is able to:
  1. Use theory about sending and modeling information and digital signal processing to build working applications,
  2. Understand mathematical concepts for modeling systems and use these to design and realize creative application.
Content
Sounds and Circuits gives an introduction to (1) sound engineering and digital music, and (2) electrical circuits. The course serves multiple purposes: to introduce students in an early phase to the physical side of creative technology (hardware in the form of electric circuits and electronics); operationalize the mathematics of this module in real physical systems and settings; provide both a theoretical and practical base for the physical systems course in module 3 and the Sound Engineering course in module 5b.

Introduction to Mathematics and Modelling provides the students with basic mathematical skills.

Manual enrollment via Osiris is only for Creative Technology students. If you want to enroll, please contact K. Zalewska (k.zalewska-kurek@utwente.nl).
Assumed previous knowledge
If mathematics or physics knowledge at an elementary level is lacking, the student should follow the math or physics build-up course as a challenge for Professional Development.
Module
Module 2
Participating study
Bachelor Creative Technology
Required materials
Book
"Thomas' Calculus, Early Transcendentals", G. Thomas et al, 12th print, Pearson Education, ISBN: 9781784498139
Book
Neil Storey, “Electronics, a systems approach”, 6th edition, Pearson Education, Inc, 2017. ISBN-13: 9781292114064, ISBN-10: 1292114061
Reader
"Reader Sounds & Circuits 2017 -2018", to be sold during lectures
Recommended materials
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Instructional modes
Assessment
Presence dutyYes

Lectorial
Presence dutyYes

Lecture

Practical
Presence dutyYes

Tests
Sounds & Circuits

Introduction to Math & Modelling

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