Introduction to Engineering

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This course contains text and video lessons that can help prospective engineering students learn about the basics of engineering and engineering principles. Our Introduction to Engineering course provides comprehensive overviews of essential engineering topics, including engineering processes and tools, pressure and tolerance.
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11 chapters in Introduction to Engineering

Ch 1. Materials & Properties in Engineering {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[223811].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Internal Friction? - Definition, Angle & Coefficient Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[223819].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[223819].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is Specific Volume? - Definition, Formula & Units Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[223821].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[223821].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Hysteresis? - Definition & Loop Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[223881].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[223881].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Yield Point: Definition, Curve & Elongation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[223895].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[223895].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is an Alloy? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[223905].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[223905].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Air Infiltration: Definition, Rates & Calculation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228209].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228209].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Poisson's Ratio: Definition & Equation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228223].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228223].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Fick's First Law: Definition, Derivation & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228281].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228281].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Coarse Aggregate: Definition & Density Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228287].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228287].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Base Metal: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237131].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237131].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Internal Force: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237157].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237157].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Difference Between Concrete & Cement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[292489].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[292489].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Scanning Electron Microscope: Definition & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[223891].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[223891].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is an Oscilloscope? - Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228263].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228263].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is a Digital Multimeter (DMM)? - Definition & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228265].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228265].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Internal Combustion Engine: Inventor & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237147].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237147].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Internal Combustion Engine: Fundamentals & Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237149].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237149].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - External Combustion Engine: Types & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237151].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237151].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Combustion Chambers: Definition, Types & Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237153].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237153].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is a Diode? - Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is a Zener Diode? - Definition & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228181].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228181].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is a Schottky Diode? - Characteristics & Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228183].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228183].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is a Flyback Diode? - Purpose & Calculations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228189].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228189].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Tunnel Diode: Characteristics & Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228191].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228191].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - PIN Diode: Characteristics & Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228193].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228193].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Direct Current? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228197].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228197].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is an Integrated Circuit (IC)? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228199].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228199].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - NPN vs. PNP Transistors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228201].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228201].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - NPN Transistor: Definition & Equations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228203].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228203].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Voltage Drop: Definition & Calculation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228235].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228235].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Kirchoff's Voltage Law: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228237].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228237].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - What is Voltage? - Definition & Units Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228239].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228239].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Voltage Divider Circuit: Rule, Bias & Formula Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228243].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228243].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Difference Between Voltage and Current Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228249].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228249].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Power Supply: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228259].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228259].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - What is a Light Emitting Diode (LED)? - Definition & Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228275].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[228275].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - Piezoelectric Effect: Definition & Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237189].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237189].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - Voltage Spike: Definition, Causes & Protection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[292407].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[292407].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - What is RFID? - Definition & Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[292427].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[292427].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 21 - Radio Wave: Definition, Spectrum & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[292433].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[292433].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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Ch. 1:  Materials & Properties in Engineering
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Ch. 2:  Stress & Strain in Engineering
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Ch. 3:  Temperature & Heat in Engineering
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Ch. 4:  Tools & Processes in Engineering
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Ch. 5:  Pressure in Engineering
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Ch. 6:  Basics of Structural Engineering
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Ch. 7:  Basics of Chemical Engineering
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Ch. 8:  Electricity in Engineering
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Ch. 9:  Electrodynamics
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Ch. 10:  Physics Concepts in Engineering
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Ch. 11:  Acoustics in Engineering
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