Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Engineering
This course introduces fundamental topics in electrical and electronic engineering including a broad range of examples. Topics covered are solar cells (batteries) and portable cell phones, applications from Japanese companies, including the high-speed railway, plus advanced research being performed at high-tech laboratories in Japan. The topics covered range from introductory materials to fundamental research and their practical applications. There are two lecture videos on each topic. The lecture at the top of the page is in English (dubbed using Google text to speech API), contains slides in English and closed captions in English. The lecture below is given in Japanese with English transcripts. All materials (slides, quizzes and final report) are provided in both Japanese and English.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-paced Online
Who should attend?
Secondary school (high school) mathematics, physics and chemistry
- Week 0. Introduction
- Week 1. Electromagnetic Applications
- Week 2. Electronics Materials
- Week 3. Electronic Devices
- Week 4. Wireless Communication
Course delivery details
This course is offered through Tokyo Institute of Technology, a partner institute of EdX.
2–3 hours per week
- Verified Track -$99
- Audit Track - Free
Certification / Credits
What you'll learn
By taking this course, you will gain basic knowledge in the following areas of electrical and electronic engineering.
- Electromagnetic Applications
- Electronics Materials
- Electronic Devices
- Wireless Communication
By taking this course, you will be able to acquire basic knowledge about the following fields related to electrical and electronic engineering.
- Applications of electromagnetism
- electronics materials
- electronic device
- Wireless communication
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