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I Am An Engineer

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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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 2 Responses Feb 25, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Proud to be an engineer :) civil engineering is the best
    EngineerMA EngineerMA 18-21, M Jul 17

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    I'm a computer engineering student/intern and I'm currently programming a robotic hand. I am one step closer to a career in advanced prosthetic devices.
    TheMightyNamelessGuy TheMightyNamelessGuy 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Bon soir! Hello, I'm exchanging to Nantes, France soon in September for my final year bachelor degree. Anyone from France? :)
    nyssasaber nyssasaber 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Congratulations. you used all the bits to make it sound like total crap…. Response to " in the digital world levels are not that important..." WTF!
    ReallyBill ReallyBill 36-40, M Jul 15

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    Where to start.... the racism and house prices and cost of living and zero opportunity. There's plenty of opportunity if you want to become a cleaner or a garbage man or a cook...
    wigitrelax wigitrelax 31-35, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    The pitch report I am watching the TV today and a news channel is showing a sting operation on curators. These curators are revealing a truth about cricket. That is, they prepare...
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    An engineer crosses a road when a frog calls out to him, "If you kiss me, I'll turn into a beautiful princess." He bends over, picks up the frog and puts it in his pocket. The...
    illusionlife illusionlife 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm suffering from lack of focusing & doing things for a VERY long time. Till I left my family for my high school education, I was simply living in my bed. I was intelligent, I...
    tewkel59 tewkel59 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Alstom Ball Mill is a slow speed horizontal mill with trunnion type bearings and girth gear – a rugged design with ease of operation, maintenance and an excellent performance...
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    July 7, 1930 On this day in 1930, construction of the Hoover Dam begins. Over the next five years, a total of 21,000 men would work ceaselessly to produce what would be the...
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    It's hard to say what life is all about any more. I've just started my MSc. in Mechanical Engineering and sometimes wonder if I made the right choices. Of course everyone has a...
    RedScythe RedScythe 22-25, M Jul 14

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    I'm on the fence. Do you want to be a small frog in a big pond or a big frog in a small pond? For example, think of a software engineer at Google (not that they offered me any job...
    har70 har70 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    Spider spirit animal Spider spirit animal and totem meaning The spider is a remarkable figure of feminine energy and creativity in the spirit animal kingdom. Spiders are...
    Skylar2000 Skylar2000 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I am a 20 year old girl in college for music business and audio engineering. I would love to find people to talk to about life and who knows what!
    gingerwhovian gingerwhovian 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I just found out what I want to do in my life and that is singing. I am sorry it's more than singing. It's more about being a succesful singer and making a name for me. But I just...
    1234abcj 1234abcj 18-21 3 Responses Jun 30

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    1. I'm transgender, born female, parents don't approve 2. I'm currently dating a girl, parents don't know 3. I don't get along with my parents 4. I'm going into college 5. I'm...
    newandtrans newandtrans 18-21, T 1 Response Jun 30

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    The real mafia of my city The so called goons who work in gangs and murder and run away are not the real mafia. These goons are people who have been harassed or betrayed. They...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman 41-45, F Jul 1

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    I have had two dreams thus far involving a corpulent queen and the realm she is in. I will start with the first, as it made the second much more alarming to me. I constantly have...
    ZachariasM ZachariasM 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    The Utter Garbage One must go through to find a job and the Demise of the American Dream Part 1- The Garbage, thanks college… To be brief and to go for pure shock value I will...
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    The Utter Garbage One must go through to find a job and the Demise of the American Dream Part 1- The Garbage, thanks college… To be brief and to go for pure shock value I will...
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    Alright everyone, I REALLY need your help with something. Please tell me if I am wrong for this upsetting me. We have had a roommate who has a pitbull, she is the sweetest puppy...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I'm open minded (I hope), and as kind as stupid tough. ^^' I can speak (as a fluent speaker) the following languages : gallo, french, esperanto and english of course. I'd like to...
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    Genetic Distances 1 . Similarities between different forms of life can now be measured with sophisticated genetic techniques. . Proteins. “Genetic distances” can be calculated...
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    Genetic Distances 1 . Similarities between different forms of life can now be measured with sophisticated genetic techniques. . Proteins. “Genetic distances” can be calculated...
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