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I Am a Engineering Student

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    I Am 40 And Decided To Go To College

    I am 40 and decided to go to college for a four year degree in aerospace engineering. I sometimes wonder if that is too old? It seems like I can still learn, but not nearly at the pace I did 25 years ago. I just hope that this is just not a waste of time and money. There is also...
    Jpb8773 Jpb8773 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 5, 2013

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    Help me calculate this pls physicians an empty

    relative density bottle weighs 23.4g when filled with liquid it's weight is 46.8g when filled with water it's weight is 52.4g find the relative density of the liquid??
    Mwaidi Mwaidi 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    My Progress Towards Becoming and Aeronautical Engineer

    It has been a while since I wrote a 'progress story' about my major (A.E). It has come to a point where I am going with the flow of things; I managed to pass my Calculus II course with an A after a rigorous effort to make my 3 attempts on Calculus II look worth-while, but with...
    geejohn geejohn 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 28, 2009

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    Mistakes Makes A Man Perfect :p

    I had been trying to figure out a problem with my tablet PC, even after installing all the divers, it didn't play any sound. I had been trying to resolve this problem since morning and nothing was worth it. I have tried all possible ways to figure out what the problem was. Now...
    Salseng Salseng 22-25, M Oct 6, 2012

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    Environmental Engineering

    Anybody have thoughts on Environmental Systems Engineering? I'v started my first year, right now I have selected EVSE to major in. I have 2 semesters to change to another field, because the first three semesters are the same for all engineers. I was a little skeptical at first...
    bartycek bartycek 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 3, 2010

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    A cereal manufacturer creates a new cereal with

    a density of 1.25g/ml the measures out of 75ml of milk with a mass of 85grams will the cereal float or sink in the milk? Explain your answer show all work
    Mwaidi Mwaidi 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    A person having a party decided to make

    decorative ice cubes by adding little plastic stars to the water the person wanted to know whether this was a good idea or not ( would the ice cubes float or sink?) they put the 8.6grams of ice cubes with a volume of 42.3ml in a glass of water will the ice cubes float or not?
    Mwaidi Mwaidi 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Im Working Harder And Know More Than Ever. But I Feel More Stupid And Lazier Than I've Ever Been.

    I seriously want to know how you're supposed to do this university thing. Honestly, I bust my *** all day and all night, deprive myself of sleep to finish assignments. I'm so tired during class that I hardly absorb the material, all the while constantly making sacrifices at my...
    Myspace1 Myspace1 18-21 2 Responses Nov 7, 2012

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    I am a Mechanical Engineering Student

    and want to specialized in Biomedical Engineering- Currently I am in my 4th year and seems like time has passed very quickly. Now I see things in a different way :) ... This career has been amazing, and I have learned more from my "mistakes" because they have made me stronger...
    mgpbme mgpbme 22-25, F Apr 9

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    First day of college this Monday :) Excited

    yet nervous šŸ˜ŠšŸ”«
    Irregularactivities Irregularactivities 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 5

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    Mechanical Engineering

    I am about to graduate, finally... I'll be finishing on May to be exact. About time! I can't say I like math, but I like physics and I love figuring out how things work and how to make things better (and cheaper). It is hard and you will have to spend a LOT of time studying, but...
    kingafrica3 kingafrica3 26-30, M Nov 29, 2011

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    Part of the Reason Why Engineering Was Not My 1st Career Choice

    I had two choice-dream careers in my head when I was 1 year old in U.S. (2004). "I want to be a commercial pilot or an aeronautical engineer."   I chose to pursue aeronautical engineering because I cared about my future family, especially the kids...
    geejohn geejohn 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    Working On My Career

    In the past few months I have been studying to become a network engineer, and it has been a very difficult task. I'm teaching myself so I can take exams. Cisco networking is not easy, and I won't be one of those people who don't actually know the material when go for a job...
    tlimber tlimber 26-30, M Apr 27, 2009

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    I want to create a density bottle with 3

    solutions called A,B and C I put 45ml of solutionA with a mass of 65grams I put 15ml of solution B with a mass of 23grams and I put 100 ml of solution C with a mass of 130grams in a bottle calculate the densities and draw a model of how the 3 liquids will layer show all work
    Mwaidi Mwaidi 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    A steel tank has a volume of 438L

    and is filled with 885kg of kerosine calculate the relative density of kerosine if density of water is 1g/cm3??
    Mwaidi Mwaidi 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm an Automotive Engineering & Technology

    student, and couldn't be happier. I really love what I'm learning and doing. Basically I'm a certified technician, in addition to having an engineering degree. Though I'm getting to the point in my academic career where it's time to make decisions on where to go for my future. I...
    need4speed28 need4speed28 18-21, M Jan 29

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    Should I Continue With Engineering

    I'm currently a first semester Chemical engineering student. And I don't know if I want to stay in engineering anymore. I know that since it's only my first semester, I probably don't know much about the field, and should stick around and see if I like it or not. But I've been...
    Greywrld Greywrld 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    I have still no idea.

    .. What I am doing
    K7097 K7097 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    Metallurgical Engineering

    Ever heard of the joke, "Earth first, we'll mine the other planets later."? Well, it somehow describes my field, and it's pretty accurate. Nah, i was just kidding. Metallurgical Engineering is the cradle to any other engineering field. It is like, as my teacher said, the "props...
    ronickakishi ronickakishi 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 26, 2012

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    Chemical Engineer

    I am a sophomore chemical engineering student. I just started this year about two weeks ago but so far I am loving it. It's so much better than the gen. ed. engineering courses they make you take freshman year. I can actually see a connection between all my classes and I get to...
    ChE14 ChE14 18-21, F Sep 9, 2011

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    ...and Enjoying The Experience

    I've always loved both technology and maths. And Computer Science is one subject that puts them together. I also love to code. The favourite times of my life so far invariably include a laptop, a coding assignment and a cup of Instant Coffee. Actually becoming an Engineering...
    HereticSafiya HereticSafiya 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2010

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    Am electrical engg student it's very tough

    but to b honest at one side it's reali interesting an it takes inside everything o love practical while we are having labs circuits an these it's loving preety difficult but I one have a full interest in it I think he'll b able to complete it very easyly
    usman1engnieer usman1engnieer 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Festexplorer.com

    started as student project now iam a full fledged service serving thousands of students every day
    festexplorer festexplorer 22-25 Jan 18, 2013

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    Electronic Engineering

    I was really very small when I first experimented electronic circuits.. I was just a kid of 7 as far as i remember. When I was growing up, I found that I was very much interested in Electronics as well as Electrical Power. I gradually passed school and then colleges. After...
    Salseng Salseng 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 5, 2012

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    My Progress Towards Becoming and Aeronautical Engineer

    I come from a poor family (forgive my unappreciative mood). Basically, I have been in the U.S. for 5 years now from Kenya, Africa. I came here with the plan of becoming a commercial pilot but later found out I can be an aeronautical engineer, just to broaden my knowledge and...
    geejohn geejohn 22-25, M Dec 16, 2008

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    A cup of gold colored metal beads was measured

    to have a mass of 425grams by water displacement the volume of the beads was calculated to be 48.0ml given the following densities identify the metal Gold 19.3g/ml Copper 8.86g/ml...
    Mwaidi Mwaidi 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Any Guidance?

    Hello. I'm a high school student hoping to become a mechanical engineer. I would like some one to act as like a mentor? Helping me. Telling me what to study. Any good books. Or any advice. That would be awesome!
    IronManLaVaque IronManLaVaque 18-21, T 3 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    A custodian was working around a vat containing

    a substance with a density of 2.6g/ml when his cell phone fell in his cell phone had a mass of 123.4grams and a volume of 43.2ml will he be able to grab his cell phone off the top off the top of the substance or will he have to buy a new one?
    Mwaidi Mwaidi 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    The Girl In Mechanical Engineering

    I am now on my Third Year in college. Now that I only have two years left to make my stay worthwhile, I wanted change. I have failed miserably in a lot of subjects that constitutes my major, but still, I never felt like giving up. I always feel like I'm the stupidest person...
    Enggirl Enggirl 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 9, 2012

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    I Should Be Proud Right?!

    Well three years ago I took an entrance exam with the intention to take a dual course but i ended up taking marine engineering. I've been asking myself why did I ever shift my course. I was a former nursing student with a dream to be a doctor. Voila look at me now, enjoying all...
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    Irregularactivities Irregularactivities 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    EngineerMA EngineerMA 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Chemical Engineering Student Actually

    and am just begining, it hasnt been easy, since i am a lazy *****, and don't study at all, every exam i pray to the gods of mercy for forgiveness and promise to study for the next exam, as a result, i have a below average grade average, and not really learning calculus. It says...
    Vivec Vivec 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 12, 2009

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    My Progress Towards Becoming and Aeronautical Engineer

    Part II I woke up late for my final Calculus II exam. It's no big deal because it was my personal goal 2 be there by 8:00am C.S.T. I got 2 school around 9:05 am & took my Calculus test of which, 5 hrs ago I received email from my instructor saying I failed my final and...
    geejohn geejohn 22-25, M Dec 22, 2008

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    Electronics And Communications.

    I'm not a huge fan of electronics but yeah it's good to study it. I like it :)
    bluie19 bluie19 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 7, 2011

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    At a swim club there was a pill 1000ml of a

    solution with a mass of 995grams spilled will the pool attendants be able to skim the solution of the top of the pool or will they have to vacuum it off the bottom explain your answer show your work
    Mwaidi Mwaidi 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Soooooooooon:) one month to go

    and a couple of days lol
    Irregularactivities Irregularactivities 16-17, F Apr 5

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    An empty relative density bottle weight 23.

    4g when filled with liquid it's weight is 46.8g when filled with water it's weight is 52.4g find the relative density of liquid??
    Mwaidi Mwaidi 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Why Some Students Have This Kind Of Attitude???

    Iā€™m from electronics and communications department.Yeah all that kind of IC's, transistors, wires and all those things. I always wanted to be in computer science since I am fond of programs that need logical solutions and I can code well. But my parents wanted me in this field...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 6, 2012

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