A First Course in Electrical and Computer Engineering

This book was written for an experimental freshman course at the University of Colorado, just before students' first circuits course.

**Publication date**: 26 Oct 2012

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321 pages

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A First Course in Electrical and Computer Engineering

This book was written for an experimental freshman course at the University of Colorado, just before students' first circuits course.

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From the Preface:

Louis Scharf wrote:This book was written for an experimental freshman course at the University of Colorado. The course is now an elective that the majority of our electrical and computer engineering students take in the second semester of their freshman year, just before their first circuits course.

Louis Scharf wrote:In order to introduce this course, we had to sacrifice a second semester of Pascal programming. We concluded that the sacrifice was worth making because we found that most of our students were prepared for high-level language computing after just one semester of programming.

We believe engineering educators elsewhere are reaching similar conclusions about their own students and curriculums. We hope this book helps create a much needed dialogue about curriculum revision and that it leads to the development of similar introductory courses that encourage students to enter and practice our craft.

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About The Author(s)

Dr. Louis Scharf is Research Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Colorado State University. His research interests are statistical signal processing and wireless communication.

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