Agilent Technologies Announces Curriculum-Based Engineering Solutions to Assist University Educators
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced four curriculum-based university-level teaching solutions developed to save educators time and help get the most out of their equipment. The new solutions cover programming, RF design and telecommunications. Agilent already offers solutions in basic electronics, RF circuit design, digital systems, analog electronics, digital signal processing and digital RF communications.
Each teaching solution is comprised of carefully designed undergraduate engineering courseware that has an ideal mix of teaching slide sets, problem-based student labs and industry-standard measurement equipment.
“Agilent is fully committed to helping educate the engineers of tomorrow and make sure they can confidently compete in the global market,” said Mike Kawasaki, Agilent’s education program manager. “Our latest curriculum-based teaching solutions will boost educators’ teaching and research capabilities.”
The Agilent Electronic Instrumentation and Measurement Teaching Solution covers electronic instrumentation and measurement techniques. The courseware helps students understand an end-to-end measurement system and features various sensors, signal conditioning circuits, op-amp circuits and digital I/Os. More information is available at www.agilent.com/find/TeachInstrumentation. Prices start at $5,300.
The Agilent Embedded System Design Teaching Solution covers 32-bit ARM®-based processor system design, programming, and applications. The training solution consists of an embedded ARM9 development board with various on-board I/O interfaces, allowing students to work on typical ARM-based projects and assignments. Additional information is available at www.agilent.com/find/TeachEmbeddedSystem. Prices start at $7,300.
The Agilent Antenna & Propagation Teaching Solution is designed specifically for third- and fourth-year electronic engineering undergraduates. The course material covers RF design and telecommunications, with an emphasis on telecommunications engineering and antenna design. Problem-based assignments are used to enhance simulation and design knowledge in the area of antenna and propagation. Additional information is available at www.agilent.com/find/TeachAntenna. Prices start at $11,900.
The Agilent Microcontroller System Design Teaching Solution covers microcontroller fundamentals as well as programming language and applications. Topics include basic microprocessor and microcontroller technology, microcontroller hardware architecture, operations and typical applications. The training kit uses the popular 8051 microcontroller and contains lab exercises on elevator simulator and temperature control. Additional information is available at www.agilent.com/find/TeachMPU8051. Prices start at $7,900.
A complete listing of the Agilent University Teaching Solutions is available at www.agilent.com/find/TeachingSolutions. A video presentation on Agilent’s University Teaching Solutions is also available.
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About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world’s premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, electronics and communications. The company’s 19,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $4.5 billion in fiscal 2009. Information about Agilent is available on the Web at www.agilent.com.
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