Definition of Electrical engineering

1. Noun. The branch of engineering science that studies the uses of electricity and the equipment for power generation and distribution and the control of machines and communication.

Exact synonyms: Ee
Examples of category: Repeater
Generic synonyms: Applied Science, Engineering, Engineering Science, Technology
Specialized synonyms: Telecommunication

Definition of Electrical engineering

1. Noun. A The branch of engineering that deals with the technology of electricity, especially the design and application of circuitry and equipment for power generation and distribution, machine control, and communications. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Electrical Engineering

electrical conduction
electrical conductivity
electrical contact
electrical converter
electrical coupling
electrical current
electrical device
electrical diastole
electrical discharge
electrical discharge machining
electrical distributor
electrical disturbance
electrical elastance
electrical energy
electrical engineer
electrical engineering (current term)
electrical failure
electrical formula
electrical fuse
electrical healing
electrical heart position
electrical inductance
electrical line of force
electrical outlet
electrical phenomenon
electrical plant
electrical power
electrical relay
electrical resistance

Literary usage of Electrical engineering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Technology Review by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Association of Class Secretaries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association (1903)
"electrical engineering A large amount of apparatus for the Electrical Laboratory has been ordered ; but a good deal of it will not be delivered until late ..."

2. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1908)
"FB Crocker: Professor Norris says: electrical engineering is taught as an application of mechanics, the only difference from other branches of mechanical ..."

3. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1919)
"By Captain WHG Bullard, US Navy, completely revised and largely rewritten by officers and instructors of the Department of electrical engineering & Physics, ..."

4. Transactions by European Orthodontic Society, Lina Oswald, Northern Ohio Dental Society, Ossory Archaeological Society, Wentworth Historical Society, Society of Automobile Engineers (1910)
"An attempt is made in this paper to determine how far this opinion is warranted, to give the characteristics of electrical engineering leaders, to consider ..."

5. Proceedings by American Society for Engineering Education (1898)
"The large number of electrical engineering laboratories that have been equipped during the past ten or fifteen years in connection with the educational ..."

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