Introduction to the programming environment: editing, compiling, UNIX, data types and variable scope; program selection, formatted/unformatted input/output, repetition, functions, arrays and strings.
Prerequisite: Permission of ENGR-Electrical & Computer Engineering department.
Restriction: Must be in Engineering: Electrical program; or must be in Engineering: Materials Science program.
Semesters OfferedFall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021
- Ability to use UNIX as the operating system for text editing, file management, and programming
- Elementary programming concepts (e.g. program selection, repetition, and functions)
- Fundamental concepts in data structure (e.g. data type, array, string, search, and sort)
- Ability to analyze a given code, debug it, and predict its output
- Ability to write a code to implement algorithms or solve problems
- Programming environment in UNIX
- Problem solving by programming
- Data types and variable scopes
- Program selections (if, if-else, switch)
- Repetition (for, do-while)
- Formatted input/output, file input/output
- Ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering (Moderate)
- Ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs (Significant)
- Ability to to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems (Significant)
- Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning (Significant)
- Ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice (Significant)