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I Am An Engineer

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    TECH-FEST !!

    ok!! we have finally got some activity in our college!! tech-fest!! I am planning to participate in an event  in which: The output should be generated from the input with the maximum number innovative steps. No step should be repeated.  Only a power supply of 0-30V...
    cognition cognition 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2008

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    Finding It Difficult And Not Yet One.

    I want to be an engineer so bad. The titles so awesome but thats not the only reason why. Since a kid I was fascinated by computes and electronics. I wanted to know more that just how to use one, I WANTED TO MAKE ONE. Be it a laptop or a cell phone. Even in high school, the...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M 4 Responses May 5, 2010

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    Almost!!

    I am almost finishing my 3rd year in electrical engineering. I am completely amazed by the subjects offered under this course. We are currently learning about the relay and relay setting.. relay --used for protection in power systems. Its amazing.. a relay needs a back up...
    cognition cognition 18-21, F 15 Responses Mar 5, 2008

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    Rgb Led

     During the Christmas break I put together a cool circuit using a tri-colored RGB LED (a single LED package with integrated Red, Green and Blue diodes).   Since this LED houses the primary colors it is easy to generate a very wide range of beautiful colors from...
    ManThongReview ManThongReview 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 9, 2010

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    High Technology Is For Me

    I am a electrical engineering who graduated 26 years ago. Since my graduation I have worked 23 of them in high technology companies. In particular worked designing and in all aspects of getting an integrated circuit from idea to production. We were designing in 5um cmos...
    roadrunner540 roadrunner540 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 11, 2011

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    Diversified Engineer

    I do design and engineering for a multitude of different companies and industries. I really love my job as there is always different problems to solve. I am also a machinist and automation specialist. I have acquired a pretty diversified set of skills and they all reflect my many...
    itro128 itro128 36-40 Nov 2, 2012

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    Uhm..

    Does it matter if you don't practice it but you majored in it? In that case, yeah I am an engineer. 
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 28, 2009

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    We: Engineers

    I know that We: Engineers are not people who enjoy writing as much as the next person. But I want to share my story. Technically I'm just a college student with a major of Engineering, but I will succeed. I know me. I am an Engineer
    lookinggood4you lookinggood4you 19-21, F 2 Responses Sep 11, 2007

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    Safety Equipment

    Does anyone else wear safety equipment at odd times? I wear hearing protection while I vacuum and while I blow dry my hair. I wear my my steel toes when I mow the lawn. I was just wondering if this was an engineer trait.
    hana4734 hana4734 22-25 2 Responses Oct 23, 2010

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    Definition Of An Engineer

    What is the definition of an engineer? Answer: Someone who solves a problem you didn't know you had, in a way you don't understand.
    waqas1992 waqas1992 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 16, 2011

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    An Engineer In Coma State.....

     I'm a student in MicroE Eng... I'm here not to share any experience or knowledge instead of to gain some... I'm a dumb future eng.. I have one question to all the engineers out there... I went through a lab session on determining the voltage divider biasing BJT amplifier's...
    holypharaoh holypharaoh 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2009

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    Hey All

    I am writer/inventor I write for others and invent for myself. I am currently studying mechanical engineering and am research brown's gas as a sustainable fuel source for the motorcycle I am designing. So is there anybody out there that has experience with brown's gas and is...
    MasterAzrich MasterAzrich 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 17, 2013

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    Problem Solver

    I think about all the crazy math, physics, amd chemistry classes to become a professional problem solver. As an engineer at my facility whenever some type of emergancy arrives im always the first one to call, gotta make sure production continues to run, and oh yeah the killer is...
    siggy10 siggy10 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 22, 2009

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    Promotions

    So I've been told I'm doing the work of two engineers. My last project was a huge success and is selling way above forecast. Everyone is happy with my work. My boss tried to give me the highest rating at my last review but was cut down a spot to make the quotas set by the...
    SuperEarl SuperEarl 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    The Eternal Dilemma Of Fitting In

    I'm heading towards the last year of college. A lot has changed over these past three years. I've grown up, matured, become more forgiving and tolerant. But the best of all, I've stopped trying to fitting in. since the day one of college, it had been an uphill fight for me. I...
    madoctopus madoctopus 18-21, F Jan 29, 2012

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    Hooray For Women In Engineering!

    And men, too... I'm not yet an engineer.  I'm still going to school for it, and have my next half dozen years cut out for more education.  It is my dream to become an engineer and to work for NASA.  I plan to specialize in aerospace or circuits. I was hoping to...
    rizzobellezza rizzobellezza 19-21, F 4 Responses Nov 8, 2007

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    The Eternal Dilemma Of Fitting In

    I'm heading towards the last year of college. A lot has changed over these past three years. I've grown up, matured, become more forgiving and tolerant. But the best of all, I've stopped trying to fitting in. since the day one of college, it had been an uphill fight for me. I...
    madoctopus madoctopus 18-21, F Jan 29, 2012

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    I Have a Bachelor's In Electronic Engineering

    I got that from ITT Tech in 2000.  I like electronic design, but don't know where to get started.
    ricemark20 ricemark20 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 12, 2009

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    My Inventions

    hey guys i am like you all an engineer but i would set myself apart from most of you guys because i consider myselfto be more of a theoretical engineer. im in highschool right now so i am limited as to what i can design and build but my ideas can be off the charts amazing
    Bazookabo Bazookabo 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2013

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    I Am a Draftsman

    I last worked for a company that designed foundations for residential homes, and I did metal deck layout for several years before that. Unfortunately the industry is down for the time being, leaving me unemployed.  Of course I am not alone.
    curiouscock curiouscock 36-40 Feb 28, 2009

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    I Am Or Was An Engineer

    A crazy story about my life and it's odd path. Grew up in a shack of a house in Appalachia. We had a pot bellied stove that glowed red in the winter and a window fan that roared in the summer. Black and white TV seemed like a miracle of technology then. Closest neighbor was a...
    lantern lantern 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 15, 2011

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    Civil Engineering

    I am doing 4 years degree course. One year is left. College degree does not give any practical knowledge. It just clear basics. Really work is learned by experience.
    Somexyz Somexyz 22-25 1 Response May 9, 2009

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    I Love Engineering

    Am currently studying civil engineering and I love it, to me engineering disciplines are the best and if I could I would study also computer and electronics engineering. The knowledge and the analytical abilities one gains are just amazing.
    alphali alphali 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 25, 2012

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    Communication Engineer

    i am communication engineer , working in Network andI really love my job as there is always different problems to solve
    malaa114 malaa114 26-30, M Sep 30, 2013

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    Love The Variety Of Work

    As an Engineer, we have gained to skill to solve problems and to learn new things as it relates to your known knowledge and experience. I am often challenged with new topic areas I need to explore and in a number of cases become a subject matter expert at work in a short order. I...
    roadrunner540 roadrunner540 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 22, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    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...
    mgpbme mgpbme 22-25, F Apr 9

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    Hey guys ! if anyone here loves there major/job follow my new tumblr account ! even if you're not a civil engineer still follow :d i'd love any support i can get thanks ! http...
    MazdaCarGuy MazdaCarGuy 18-21, M 20 hrs ago

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    Is there anybody here who has ever programmed Raspberry Pi using OpenCV?
    nyssasaber nyssasaber 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I have a BSEE degree, hard to believe I graduated from college in 1996 LOL. Since then I have worked for a handful of companies, done a few startups and now working for a larger...
    hightechluv4u hightechluv4u 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    All my life I have lived with limits on my life. I have let the words and the mistakes of my love ones stop me from living my dream. I never wanted to be a biology major or a...
    odis22 odis22 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Materials engineers at Monash University in Australia have devised a method of producing graphene supercapacitors that have the same energy density as the lead-acid battery under...
    kingwellenergy kingwellenergy 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    An engineer, a physicist, and a lawyer were being interviewed for a position as chief executive officer of a large corporation. The engineer was interviewed first, and was asked a...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    i dont know if i should go to college, where i should go to college, what kind of job i want, or what to major in. my choices are astrophysics, aerospace engineer, economics, and...
    ThatOtherGuy16 ThatOtherGuy16 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Your personality type: "Individualistic Doer" Quiet and reserved, interested in how and why things work. Excellent skills with mechanical things. Risk-takers who live for the...
    MisanthropicFemale MisanthropicFemale 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I am not an alien. However, I challenge any individual on the EP that claims to be an alien to provide evidence of their extraterrestrial origins by: 1. Provide engineering...
    wadams2269 wadams2269 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Throughout the Bible we see that God loves numbers! He’s an architect and engineer; He made the universe! He loves to show off, show His glory, make us marvel! - For over a year...
    jackyb jackyb 70+, M a week ago

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    I have noticed increasingly how people behave or make you feel exactly what you think about them or perceive them. It works in reverse too as I tend to come off as people perceive...
    v33rh0ra v33rh0ra 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    During childhood I felt alone, different, and anxious. Later I became moody. I never exposed my real feelings but rather hid them away. To friends and teachers I was a happy...
    Jal172 Jal172 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Enhancing a house to add value to it is one way of leveraging one’s property, especially in our present volatile economic conditions. One is not only able to get a higher value...
    chrizzyhamster02 chrizzyhamster02 31-35, M Mar 20

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    I saw one at night yesterday. Mostly I see them M-F. Sat and Sunday not so much. It's called SRM (solar radiation management). I don't agree with geo engineering. Somebody has...
    artMusicBrew artMusicBrew 36-40, M Mar 21

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    The following is an actual question given on a University of Washington engineering mid-term. The answer was so "profound" that the Professor shared it with colleagues, and the...
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    It is my belief the position of anyone without acceptance of Jesus Christ and the triune God actually requires MORE faith/trust. If a believer is wrong and there is no God...then...
    1490wayb 1490wayb 46-50, M Mar 22

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    When I was really young (I believe it was the second grade), I was forcibly introduced by seating arrangement to a pretty (but bratty and snobbish) little brunette girl named Sheri...
    Unreasonable1 Unreasonable1 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    Yesterday I told my crush, through text, that I liked him. He was very understanding and gentle with me but in the end he said that he could only be my friend. I don't know what I...
    islandgurlforever islandgurlforever 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    A Story (part2) Shirley had been a part-time tranny since her teens, but a circumstances opened up the opportunity for her to start he own business, having fully...
    ShirleyAnneWarner ShirleyAnneWarner 66-70, T 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Engineering Technology anyone? Majoring in Automation and Robotics 😄✌️
    fiiiooonaaa fiiiooonaaa 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I can understand any problem you have and i also like to listen to you and try to give you solutions to your problem. Why? Cause i'm an engineer, that's why :3. U can msg me...
    Oti91 Oti91 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    Just for fun I again used both my real name and my username Wraithorn. Again I received rather similar results. The first is for Wraithorn, although i must say that i do not...
    wraithorn wraithorn 41-45, M Mar 26

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    learnt some engineering from Joseph in the bible...
    isaacfamiloni1 isaacfamiloni1 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    New to this "Canadian" section. Let me introduce myself to the rest of the group. My names Ronnie, I'm 21 years old (22 next November). I currently live with roommates, and am...
    Mcgregor117 Mcgregor117 18-21, M Mar 29

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    I think the first time I experienced playing guitar was when I was younger and had my neighbours boyfriend give me 'a lesson', basically I think he showed me some chords and things...
    musicislife00 musicislife00 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I'm 22 years old, and upon returning to school, I've made incredible progress towards my engineering degree. I started out as a 1.7, but now I'm a 3 point student. but as of...
    someoneishere12 someoneishere12 22-25, M Mar 30

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    I'm having a bit of an existential crisis (well that may be a little melodramatic). Can't say I'm really enjoying life at the moment. The main problem is that I have to decide...
    AnAmnesiac AnAmnesiac 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 30

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