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I Am An Engineer

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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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    ThatMazdaDude ThatMazdaDude 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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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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    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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    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 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 Feb 25, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Sep 30, 2013

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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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    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 2 Responses Jan 13, 2013

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    Structural Engineer

    I work at a heavy maintenance airport doing 2D and 3D structural repair drawings using SolidWorks. I don't have a degree, only a semester of Industrial Design under my belt and feel VERY lucky to have this job. I've been in this department for a year and half now and still have a...
    livelustlove livelustlove 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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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 1 Response 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 1 Response Oct 23, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 26-30, M 1 Response May 9, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I am An engineering student in mechanical engineering and I am really struggling with school. I am really thinking about changing to industrial engineering, has anyone done this...
    Russia55 Russia55 22-25, M Nov 23

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    Technically (how else!) it was my major for master's degree, but incidentally, I never graduated (pooh!). But then, you know, it's like well below half of engineering students ever...
    Faust76 Faust76 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 26

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