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The IEEE Global History Network has a three-tiered controlled vocabulary, which all its pages are categorized with. There are twenty top-level categories, which have an average of about 15 second-level subcategories, and those second-level have an average of about 15 third-level categories. Each category page will list all of the pages which have been tagged with that category, as well as any subcategories, if applicable. Browse any of the top-level categories below.
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The IEEE Global History Network has a three-tiered controlled vocabulary, which all its pages are categorized with. There are thirteen top-level categories, which have an average of about 15 second-level subcategories, and those second-level have an average of about 15 third-level categories. Each category page will list all of the pages which have been tagged with that category, as well as any subcategories, if applicable. Browse any of the top-level categories below.
  
 
== Top-Level Categories ==
 
== Top-Level Categories ==
  
*'''[[:Category:Automation|Automation]]''' - The use of information technologies and control systems to reduce the need for human labor in the production of goods and services, including robots and artificial intelligence.
 
 
*'''[[:Category:Bioengineering|Bioengineering]]''' - The link between engineering and life sciences, bioengineering concerns problems in living organisms which can be solved by engineering methods.   
 
*'''[[:Category:Bioengineering|Bioengineering]]''' - The link between engineering and life sciences, bioengineering concerns problems in living organisms which can be solved by engineering methods.   
*'''[[:Category:Business, management & industry|Business, management & industry]]''' - Business, management and industry covers the non-technical workplace elements of electrical engineering field. While these are not areas limited to electrical engineering, the field has been intrinsically linked to business and management strategies since its beginnings.
 
 
*'''[[:Category:Communications|Communications]]''' - Communications refers to the use of signals to transfer voice, data, image, and/or video information between locations, the main applications of which are in communications science, engineering, and technology.  
 
*'''[[:Category:Communications|Communications]]''' - Communications refers to the use of signals to transfer voice, data, image, and/or video information between locations, the main applications of which are in communications science, engineering, and technology.  
*'''[[:Category:Components, circuits, devices & systems|Components, circuits, devices & systems]]''' - Components, circuits, devices & systems is a broad category that attempts to bring together the inner workings of electronics; articles dealing with the "nuts and bolts" of the technology fall under this banner.
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*'''[[:Category:Computing and electronics|Computing and electronics]]''' - Computers encompass devices which are capable of performing some kind of mechanical calculation. These range from modern personal computers, to calculating machines like a slide rule.  
*'''[[:Category:Computers and information processing|Computers and information processing]]''' - Computers encompass devices which are capable of performing some kind of mechanical calculation. These range from modern personal computers, to calculating machines like a slide rule.
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*'''[[:Category:Energy|Energy]]''' - Topics dealing with the distribution and production of energy sources
*'''[[:Category:Culture and society|Culture and society]]''' - Topics included in this category deal with the impact technology has on society at large.
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*'''[[:Category:Engineering and society|Engineering and society]]''' - Topics included in this category deal with the impact technology has on society at large.  
*'''[[:Category:Engineered materials & dielectrics|Engineered materials & dielectrics]]''' - Material science, conductivity, and various related engineered materials and concepts such as superconductivity.
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*'''[[:Category:Engineering fundamentals|Engineering fundamentals]]''' - Various technical topics which cut across engineering disciplines, encompassing many branches of mathematics and scientific disciplines
*'''[[:Category:Engineering profession|Engineering profession]]''' - Categories which encompass non-technical matters related to engineering profession at large.
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*'''[[:Category:Environment|Environment]]''' - Subjects dealing with attempts to reduce the negative impact on the environment, and subjects which aim to gain a greater understanding of the environment itself
*'''[[:Category:Environment, geoscience & remote sensing|Environment, geoscience & remote sensing]]''' - Remote sensing, and topics related to the environment, its exploration and behavior at large, including geoscience and oceanic engineering.
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*'''[[:Category:Health and safety|Health and safety]]''' - Topics in this category deal with the concern for human safety in and out the workplace and the general well-being and healthiness of the population.
*'''[[:Category:Fields, waves & electromagnetics|Fields, waves & electromagnetics]]''' - The relationship between magnetic and electrical fields provides the foundational theory of electrical engineering.  
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*'''[[:Category:IEEE|IEEE]]''' - IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. Categories related to various aspects of the organization as a whole can be found here.
 
*'''[[:Category:IEEE|IEEE]]''' - IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. Categories related to various aspects of the organization as a whole can be found here.
*'''[[:Category:Lasers, lighting & electrooptics|Lasers, lighting & electrooptics]]''' - Pages in this category deal with all aspects of lighting and optics, which includes the laser and fiber optics.
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*'''[[:Category:Materials|Materials]]''' - Topics related to material properties, including metallurgy, chemistry, chemical engineering and fossil fuels.
*'''[[:Category:Nuclear and plasma sciences|Nuclear and plasma sciences]]''' - Nuclear and plasma sciences deal with the study of atomic particles, including the state of plasma where a certain number of particles are ionized, and have many practical applications in energy, weaponry, scanning and theoretical physics research.  
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*'''[[:Category:Mechanics|Mechanics]]''' - Topics related to the mechanical engineering topics, including tools and machinery
*'''[[:Category:People and organizations|People and organizations]]''' - Throughout the course of electrical engineering history, inventors, engineers, corporations and laboratories have driven the technologies that we enjoy today. Topics in this category deal with the people and organizations behind technological innovation.
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*'''[[:Category:Profession|Profession]]''' - Categories which encompass non-technical matters related to engineering profession at large.  
*'''[[:Category:Power, energy & industry application|Power, energy & industry application]]''' - Power engineering was one of the most profound developments of 19th century electrical engineering, and still remains an extremely important topic to this day. This category deals with the generation, distribution, manufacture and industry application of electrical power.
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*'''[[:Category:Structures|Structures]]''' - Topics related to the construction and maintenance of artificial structures and buildings
*'''[[:Category:Scientific tools and discoveries|Scientific tools and discoveries]]''' - Various scientific topics that relate to all branches of engineering and do not apply to just electrical engineers. Included in this category are those topics, which include mathematics, scientific disciplines like physics or chemistry and design methodology.
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*'''[[:Category:Signals|Signals]]''' - Mechanical, analog and digital signals as defined by Roland Premier's ''Introductory Signal Processing'' as functions which convey information about the behavior or attributes of some phenomenon.
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*'''[[:Category:Standardization|Standardization]]''' - Standards drive the engineering world to produce uniform products. Standardization is one of IEEE's largest and most prominent activities.
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*'''[[:Category:Transportation|Transportation]]''' - Getting from one place to another in a more efficient fashion than the human body can naturally provide has guided technological progress since the invention of the wheel. Automotive and maritime applications of electrical engineering rapidly expanded in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
 
*'''[[:Category:Transportation|Transportation]]''' - Getting from one place to another in a more efficient fashion than the human body can naturally provide has guided technological progress since the invention of the wheel. Automotive and maritime applications of electrical engineering rapidly expanded in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Latest revision as of 20:17, 22 November 2014

The IEEE Global History Network has a three-tiered controlled vocabulary, which all its pages are categorized with. There are thirteen top-level categories, which have an average of about 15 second-level subcategories, and those second-level have an average of about 15 third-level categories. Each category page will list all of the pages which have been tagged with that category, as well as any subcategories, if applicable. Browse any of the top-level categories below.

Top-Level Categories

  • Bioengineering - The link between engineering and life sciences, bioengineering concerns problems in living organisms which can be solved by engineering methods.
  • Communications - Communications refers to the use of signals to transfer voice, data, image, and/or video information between locations, the main applications of which are in communications science, engineering, and technology.
  • Computing and electronics - Computers encompass devices which are capable of performing some kind of mechanical calculation. These range from modern personal computers, to calculating machines like a slide rule.
  • Energy - Topics dealing with the distribution and production of energy sources
  • Engineering and society - Topics included in this category deal with the impact technology has on society at large.
  • Engineering fundamentals - Various technical topics which cut across engineering disciplines, encompassing many branches of mathematics and scientific disciplines
  • Environment - Subjects dealing with attempts to reduce the negative impact on the environment, and subjects which aim to gain a greater understanding of the environment itself
  • Health and safety - Topics in this category deal with the concern for human safety in and out the workplace and the general well-being and healthiness of the population.
  • IEEE - IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. Categories related to various aspects of the organization as a whole can be found here.
  • Materials - Topics related to material properties, including metallurgy, chemistry, chemical engineering and fossil fuels.
  • Mechanics - Topics related to the mechanical engineering topics, including tools and machinery
  • Profession - Categories which encompass non-technical matters related to engineering profession at large.
  • Structures - Topics related to the construction and maintenance of artificial structures and buildings
  • Transportation - Getting from one place to another in a more efficient fashion than the human body can naturally provide has guided technological progress since the invention of the wheel. Automotive and maritime applications of electrical engineering rapidly expanded in the 19th and early 20th centuries.