University of Southern California The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering Pre-College Summer Programs - Student Portfolios

PROJECT BY AVERY NI, BOBO LIU, DANIEL HONG,

SAMUEL OLIDEN, AND SUSIE LI

 

 

Electrical Engineering

According to the book Exploring Engineering An Introduction to Engineering and Design electrical engineering is a field of engineering that deals with the study and applictation of electricity, electronics, and electromagentism. The most convenient way to make energy useful according to the book is by converting it to electromagnetic energy which is more formally known as electricity.

History of Electricity

One of Benjamin's Franklin's most important discovery was that electricity and lightning were one in the same. His lightning rod was the first practial application of electricity.

Source: http://inventors.about.com/cs/inventorsalphabet/a/electricity.htm