Engineering Profession – Telecommunications


Engineering Studies – H4 Telecommunication Engineering – The Engineering Profession

This topic introduces the nature and range of work of a telecommunication engineer. Methods of research, documentation and communication are outlined. The importance of the engineering design process and teamwork are key concepts of this topic.

Key Concepts

  • The nature and range of work of a telecommunication engineer
  • Engineering research, documentation and communication
  • Emerging trends in the telecommunication engineering profession
  • The engineering design process
  • Teamwork in engineering

Discussion Questions

  1. What are the roles of a telecommunication engineer before, during and after a project?
  2. Discuss how engineers might collect data for a project.
  3. How might data be presented?
  4. Describe how engineers use the design process to develop engineering solutions.
  5. Discuss examples that highlight why teamwork is important in engineering.



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