FouSE: An Android Tool to Help in the Teaching of Fourier Series Expansions in Undergraduate Education

Manuel J. C. S. Reis, Salviano Soares, Simão Cardeal, Raul Morais, Emanuel Peres, Paulo J. S. G. Ferreira

Abstract

This paper presents an Android application to help in the teaching of Fourier series expansions in undergraduate Electrical Engineering. Consequently, it discusses the teaching of Fourier series concepts in connection with undergraduate Electrical Engineering education; some of the basic Fourier series theory is briefly reviewed. The presented Android application has been found useful in this context. As expected, the application has an easy-to-use, friendly interface, and can be viewed as a tool to help undergraduate students test and assess the Fourier series expansions on a typical set of signals, whose analytical Fourier series coefficients were found during the theoretical lectures. Additionally, some of its main characteristics include the ability for the students to control the total approximation error and the number of terms/harmonics used in the expansion.

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J. C. S. Reis M., Soares S., Cardeal S., Morais R., Peres E. and J. S. G. Ferreira P. (2013). FouSE: An Android Tool to Help in the Teaching of Fourier Series Expansions in Undergraduate Education . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8565-53-2, pages 166-171. DOI: 10.5220/0004401101660171


in Bibtex Style

@conference{csedu13,
author={Manuel J. C. S. Reis and Salviano Soares and Simão Cardeal and Raul Morais and Emanuel Peres and Paulo J. S. G. Ferreira},
title={FouSE: An Android Tool to Help in the Teaching of Fourier Series Expansions in Undergraduate Education},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2013},
pages={166-171},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004401101660171},
isbn={978-989-8565-53-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - FouSE: An Android Tool to Help in the Teaching of Fourier Series Expansions in Undergraduate Education
SN - 978-989-8565-53-2
AU - J. C. S. Reis M.
AU - Soares S.
AU - Cardeal S.
AU - Morais R.
AU - Peres E.
AU - J. S. G. Ferreira P.
PY - 2013
SP - 166
EP - 171
DO - 10.5220/0004401101660171