Free Online Course on Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Tokyo Institute of Technology is offering free online course on Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Students will gain knowledge about general aspects of electrical and electronic engineering from Tokyo Tech instructors and engineers working in Japanese industry.

In this four week course, applicants will learn fundamental knowledge about electrical and electronic engineering from Tokyo Tech instructors and engineers working in Japanese industry. This course will start on May 31, 2017.

Course At A Glance 

Length: 4 weeks
Effort: 2-3 hours pw
Subject: Electronics
Institution: Tokyo Institute of Technology and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $50
Session: Course Starts on May 31, 2017

Providers’ Details

Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) is the top research-based national university in Japan dedicated to science and engineering higher education with a history spanning over 130 years. Tokyo Tech consists of undergraduate and graduate programs, and many research laboratories spread over its three campuses in Tokyo and Yokohama.

About This Course

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, etc., plus advanced research being performed at high-tech laboratories in Japan.

Why Take This Course?

The topics covered flow from introductory materials, to fundamental research and their practical applications. The lecture videos in this course are spoken in Japanese with English transcripts and all materials (slides, quizzes and report) are provided in both Japanese and English.

Learning Outcomes

Basic knowledge in the following areas of electrical and electronic engineering:

  • Electrical Power, Energy and Environment
  • Electronics Materials
  • Electronic Devices
  • Wireless Communication

Instructors

Akira Chiba
Professor
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Shinsuke Miyajima
Associate Professor
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Tetsuo Kodera
Associate Professor
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Akira Matsuzawa
Professor
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Ayaka Saito
Teaching Assistant
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Sakura Ookayama
Teaching Assistant
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Masahiro Wakasa
Teaching Assistant
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Requirements

Secondary school (high school) mathematics, physics and chemistry

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
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  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.
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