EH1110 Global Impact of Electrical Engineering 7.5 credits

Elektroteknikens betydelse för ett modernt samhälle

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The contents consist of:

  • How does syllabus, intended learning outcomes, grading criteria, and examination work at KTH?
  • Study experience, own responsibility, personal development during a professional career, self-reflection- what do I want I with my education?
  • The importance of electrical engineering for the societal development up to now
  • The importance of electrical engineering for the development of a sustainable society
  • Evaluation of the programme, quality development, student influence.

Intended learning outcomes *

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • use academic calendars, course syllabuses, intended learning outcomes and grading criteria to plan their studies on both short and long view
  • review critically and reflect on both the set-up and implementation of the education as well as their own study achievements
  • Review critically and reflect on the role of the electrical engineer in a sustainable society
  • Illustrate different fields where research (and education) in electrical engineering plays a relevant role
  • Carry out a limited study of the history of electrical engineering and present this in writing and orally
  • Explain how different electrical engineering systems and standards function and how these systems have influenced society
  • Carry out a limited analysis of an electrical engineering system and present this in writing and orally
  • Analyse and form an opinion on the possibilities and limitations of electrical engineering and its role in society and the responsibility of people for its use, including social and economic aspects

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Specific prerequisites *

Compulsory for CELTE, can not be read by other students

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • UPPA - Assignments, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • UPPB - Assignments, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • UPPC - Assignments, 3.0 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade *

That all parts of the examination have been carried out

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Joakim Lilliesköld

Peter Händel

Anita Kullen

James Gross

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Course web EH1110

Offered by

EECS/Intelligent Systems

Main field of study *

Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Joakim Lilliesköld

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Supplementary information

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see:
http://www.kth.se/en/eecs/utbildning/hederskodex.