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Issue 4 • Date Dec. 1965

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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s): c1
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  • IEEE Education Group

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s): c2
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  • A Course in Creative Problem Solving

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):85 - 90
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    This paper briefly describes a three credit-hour undergraduate senior-level course, Creative Problem Solving, which has been taught for four years in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Florida. Particular emphasis is placed on the techniques found successful for teaching a course in engineering creativity, since knowledge of such techniques has constituted a deterrent to... View full abstract»

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  • A Simplified Approach to Instruction in Saturable Reactors and Magnetic Amplifiers

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):91 - 93
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    This paper intends to cast new light on some problems that hamper beginners when studying saturable reactor performance. It is not easy to explain to students why the mean value of the current must be zero for a nonlinear circuit having a characteristic resembling that of a rectifier. In addition, it is hard to grasp at initial stages how direct current can be "transformed" from the control to the... View full abstract»

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  • An Introduction to the Rudiments of Tensor Analysis

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):94 - 106
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    The notion of a tensor is developed in terms presumed familiar to the reader; tensors are shown to be a natural outgrowth and extension of vectors and matrices. The paper begins with an elementary discussion of affine vector spaces in a way which presupposes no prior contact with linear algebra on the part of the reader. The notions of the contravariant and covariant components of a vector are int... View full abstract»

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  • On the Convolution Integral

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):107 - 109
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    Engineers are becoming more aware of the usefulness of convolution in solving engineering problems. The methods used to explain and motivate convolution in the past are not adequate to instill in the student the value of convolution. This paper poses the problems associated with the present teaching methods and suggests other approaches and examples which can be used to accomplish the desired goal... View full abstract»

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  • The Classical Dynamics Approach to Connected Electromechanical Systems

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):109 - 118
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    In this paper, the classical dynamics methods of Hamilton and Lagrange are used to give a systematic treatment of connected electromechanical systems. View full abstract»

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  • A General Network Representation for Three-Terminal Active Devices

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):119 - 124
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    Using the properties of the redundant admittance matrix described by Shekel, it is possible to develop a general network representation for an active three-terminal device. In the course of the analysis, the unilateral admittance is developed. This element, which represents part of the active nature of a three-terminal device, may be treated as a passive element when writing circuit equations. The... View full abstract»

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  • On the Form of the Phase Response Curve for a Single Real Pole or Zero

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):125 - 129
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    The mathematical description of the phase response of a single real pole or zero on a logarithmic frequency basis is shown not to be "the familiar arctangent curve," but of the form y=arctan ¿x or, by shift of ordinate, Y=arctan tanh x/2. The difference between the arctangent and these functions on a normalized basis is found to be in excess of 15 percent. The best straight-line approximation for... View full abstract»

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  • A Space-Limited Construction for the Smith Chart

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):130 - 131
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    Smith chart conversion of complex numbers from rectangular form to polar form, and vice versa, often involves the construction of one or more constant magnitude circular arcs. If the magnitude is being sought, it is frequently necessary to resort to graphical interpolation between the arcs. In any event, should the magnitude, given or desired, be between approximately one-fourth and four, the cent... View full abstract»

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  • Potential Drops in Metal-Dielectric-Semiconductor Capacitors

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):131 - 136
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    During the past few years many of the recent developments in the semiconductor devices field have found their way to the classroom through the collaboration of a handful of well-written books and tutorial papers. However, the electrical engineering student at junior and senior level is usually confused when exposed to subjects where voltage drops in semiconductor structures are involved. Two years... View full abstract»

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  • Onsager's Theorem from Thermodynamics

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):136 - 139
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    The Onsager theorem pertains to symmetries inherent in two-dimensional current flow, through either a conducting or a semiconducting medium in the presence of an externally applied magnetic field oriented perpendicular to the current-carrying plane. Although the theorem can be derived on a statistical basis, as done originally by Onsager, in many courses dealing with thermoelectricity, it is neces... View full abstract»

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  • Teh Philosophy, Design, and Development of Miartes

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):140 - 149
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    "Miartes" is a code name for a Missile Autopilot Research and Teaching Simulator designed initially to satisfy the requirement for a special-purpose analog computer on which the principles of missile control and automatic control engineering could be taught simultaneously. The simulator is based on the roll autopilot suitable for the hypothetical missile "Flying Shrew." A sophisticated flight enve... View full abstract»

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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):150 - 151
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  • Index to IEEE Transactions on Education Volume E-8, 1965

    Publication Year: 1965, Page(s):151a - 2
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