This book is written for students and teachers engaged in electrical and computer engineering (ECE) design projects, primarily in the senior year. It guides students and faculty through the steps necessary for the successful execution of design projects. The objective of the text is to provide a treatment of the design process in ECE with a sound academic basis that is integrated with practical application. It has a strong guiding vision -- that a solid understanding of the Design Process, Design Tools, and the right mix of Professional Skills are critical for project and career success. This text is unique in providing a comprehensive design treatment for ECE.
Part I " The Engineering Design Process
Chapter 1: The Engineering Design Process
Chapter 2: Project Selection and Needs Identification
Chapter 3: The Requirements Specification
Chapter 4: Concept Generation and Evaluation
Part II " Design Tools
Chapter 5: System Design I: Functional Decomposition
Chapter 6: System Design II: Behavior Models
Chapter 7: Testing
Chapter 8: System Reliability
Part III " Professional Skills
Chapter 9: Teams and Teamwork
Chapter 10: Project Management
Chapter 11: Ethical and Legal Issues
Chapter 12: Oral Presentations
Appendix A Glossary
Appendix B Decision Making with Analytical Hierarchy Process
Appendix C Component Failure Rate Data
Appendix D Manufacturer Datasheets
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Strong guiding vision -- that a solid understanding of the Design Process, Design Tools, and the right mix of Professional Skills are critical for project and career success
This text does a good job of providing comprehensive design treatment for ECE.
A text at the right level for senior design--based on reviewer feedback we have heard that no books existed that were at the level needed. This text seems to now bridge that gap and will be the book of choice.
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