Lecture 1: What is Electrical & Electronic Engineering? (1)

This is an introductory lecture on Electrical & Electronic Engineering. It looks at why electricity and electronics are so important to our everyday lives, and examines the history of electricity and magnetism. The second part is at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5cXV0dNANg

Table of Contents:

00:00 – EI140 Fundamentals of Engineering
00:14 – What is EEE?
00:22 – What is electrical and what is electronic?
01:28 – What if?
01:52 – Imagine a world without…
02:46 – …and without…
03:51 – That world would be…
04:08 – Pop quiz
04:43 – The history of electricity and electronics
05:17 – Electristory: 2635 BC
05:50 – Electristory: 500’s BC
06:19 – Electristory: 1720’s to 1730’s AD
07:06 – Electristory: 1740’s to 1750’s
07:44 – Electristory: 1780’s to 1790’s
09:08 – Electristory: 1820’s to 1830’s
09:58 – Electristory: 1837
11:13 – Electristory: 1870’s to 1880’s
11:42 – Electristory: 1870’s to 1880’s (2)
12:25 – Electristory: 1876
13:17 – Electristory: 1890’s
14:17 – Electristory: 1900’s
14:43 – Electristory: 1901
15:26 – Electristory: 1946
16:22 – Electristory: 1947
16:45 – Electristory: 1960’s
17:29 – Electristory: 1970’s
17:55 – Electristory: 1973
18:23 – Electristory: 2007

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