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ERIC Number: ED016635
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 132
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THE MAN MADE WORLD, LABORATORY MANUAL.
Commission on Engineering Education, Washington, DC.
THIS LABORATORY MANUAL, THE COMPANION VOLUME TO THE STUDENT'S TEXT FOR THE "MAN MADE WORLD" HIGH SCHOOL COURSE, CONTAINS 31 EXPERIMENTS DEALING WITH THE THEORY, CIRCUITRY, AND OPERATION OF COMPUTERS, AND RELATED TECHNOLOGY. THE COURSE WAS WRITTEN BY SCIENTISTS, ENGINEERS, AND EDUCATORS, AND IS INTENDED AS A PART OF THE CULTURAL CURRICULUM FOR ALL STUDENTS WHO WILL HAVE RESPONSIBLE ROLES IN SOCIETY. BASIC TO THE COURSE IS THE THEME OF MAN'S ABILITY TO SHAPE HIS OWN FUTURE, AND CENTRAL TO THIS, HIS ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE VAST AMOUNTS OF ACCUMULATED KNOWLEDGE AND DATA EFFICIENTLY AND RAPIDLY. THE COMPUTER IS THE OBJECT OF ATTENTION AS AN EXAMPLE OF HOW MAN'S INSIGHTS AND INSPIRATION CAN PRODUCE PRODUCTS THAT SHAPE HIS FUTURE. LABORATORY EXERCISES INCLUDE ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING TOPICS--(1) LOGIC CIRCUITS, (2) BINARY NUMBER SYSTEMS, (3) MEMORY CIRCUITS, (4) COUNTING CIRCUITS, (5) MEASUREMENT AND ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENTS, (6) ANALOG COMPUTERS AND OPERATION, AND (7) SIMULATION PROBLEMS. (DH)
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Authoring Institution: Commission on Engineering Education, Washington, DC.
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