Career Questions tagged Electrical Engineering

Advancing as a Electrition

I am currently working on my certificate in electrical, what are some careers I can go in to if choose to further my education such as AA Degree or Bachelors and what do you recommend? #electrical-engineering #electrical...

#engineering

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G. Mark Stewart’s Avatar Todd Stahlnecker’s Avatar
Active Nov 19 at 05:56 AM

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Posted by Colden G.’s Avatar Colden G.
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering If you are training to become an electrician, you'll have a ...

What steps did you take to become a Nanosystem Engineer?

I am currently enrolled at Fred G. Acosta Job Corps and will be going into Electrical Wiring as the trade to be trained in. Do you think this would be a good place to start? #electrical-engineering #engineer #engineering #electrical #electrician #nano...

#nanosytems

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Active Dec 07 at 08:47 PM

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Posted by Colden G.’s Avatar Colden G.
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Ben Gruber | Analytics and Growth @ Eventbrite From a friend who has a Masters in Nanoengineering."Electrical wiring would ...

Is electrical engineering as hands on as I think it is?

Hello, I am an aspiring electrical engineer and I want to do EE because I enjoy it. My main concern is that electrical engineering jobs aren't hands on. I have heard from multiple people that the majority of the jobs are just sitting at a desk all day. Also, is EE in Boston viable? To...

#boston #engineering #job #electrical-engineering #engineer

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Douglas Lemmo, P.E.’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Sep 10 at 08:58 PM

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Posted by Alex R.’s Avatar Alex R.
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Douglas Lemmo, P.E. | Consultant, Owner at Power Generation Consulting Services Hi Alex,From your question, I can't tell if you are already ...

What kind of jobs can I get if major in physics?

I haven't decide which field of physics I should focus on. I want a stable job that's related to physics since I love it so much. #college-major #technology #electrical-engineering...

#mechanical-engineering

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Aug 20 at 12:41 PM

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Posted by Weiqi W.’s Avatar Weiqi W.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in finding the right career to follow. ...

Is being an electrical engineer a viable option?

I plan to do engineering at Dartmouth College and plan to concentrate on electrical engineering. I also plan on going to graduates school after Dartmouth. I love electrical engineering, but I am not sure if it is a viable option in terms of job opportunity. What do you think? #dartmouth...

#job-outlook #masters-degree #electrical-engineering #science

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Active Jun 10 at 05:42 PM

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Posted by Alex R.’s Avatar Alex R.
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Misty Miller | CLG @ AT&T DirecTV I would suggest taking a look at this website and looking ...

What is required to work as a lineman at Alabama Power?

Im wanting to work their after i get out of school...

#electrical-engineering

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Active Dec 10 at 12:03 PM

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Posted by Luke P.’s Avatar Luke P.
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Carol Kampf | Recruiter Hi LukeWhile I have not recruited specifically for Lineman positions, I ...
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The area of engineering is very broad, and the choice of ...

Is getting an Electrician’s License after earning a B.S. in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) wise?

I am a College Senior majoring in Electrical Engineering. My long-term goals include: 1) using what I learned in school to create, build, and repair things; and 2) owning an Engineering firm. I, therefore, think learning a technical skill similar to my present major might be very...

#electrician #engineering #electrical-engineer #electrical #electrical-engineering

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Daniel Moy’s Avatar Rich Woynicz’s Avatar
Active Jun 26 at 11:50 AM

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Posted by Nadine-Marie B.’s Avatar Nadine-Marie B.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential You have some very interesting ideas about the future! As I ...

What is the best way to continue practicing what you learned in your Engineering courses?

I am a College Senior majoring in Electrical Engineering. I love my major, but I feel that some classmates have a lot more hands-on experience and practice than I do. What is the best way to continue review of engineering materials after the semester ends and get more hands-on experience?...

#womanengineers #engineering #electrical-engineering

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Daniel Moy’s Avatar Peter Sturtevant’s Avatar
Active Mar 21 at 06:21 PM

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Posted by Nadine-Marie B.’s Avatar Nadine-Marie B.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer Best way is actual work (internships or coop or similar). Might ...

At what point in your college career did you decide on which direction to take?

I am currently interested in enrolling in Electrical Engineering. However, there are so many different directions within this field, I'm not sure which one I should take. At what point in your college career did you figure it out? #electricalengineering #electrical-engineering...

#college-decisions #nuclear-power-plants #instrumentationandcontrolsengineer

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Nodira Ismoilova, J.D.’s Avatar Daniel Moy’s Avatar Alexis K. Ellis’s Avatar Rich Woynicz’s Avatar +2
Active Aug 14 at 11:48 PM

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Posted by Kellen L.’s Avatar Kellen L.
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Nodira Ismoilova, J.D. | Senior Associate in Mergers & Acquisitions Tax at ... When I started law school, I wanted to be a prosecutor ...

Should working for a huge company like google feel intimitating for me?

I enjoy working with wires and making a machine or a computer, but I never really thought of living a career out of it until my cousin suggested I should. I'm good at other things but making stuff is what I like doing because I get to call something that works and functions my own....

#google #electrical-engineering #electrical-and-electronic-manufacturing

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Daniel Moy’s Avatar Austin T. Jones’s Avatar
Active Aug 03 at 05:25 PM

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Posted by Jefferson T.’s Avatar Jefferson T.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer So there appear to be a couple questions here, one in ...

Should I switch from Electrical Engineering to Computer Engineering?

I have never taken a chemistry class in my life and am very concerned about taking it. If I change my intended major to CompE, I do not need to take chemistry. Is it worth it to switch my major because of that reason? I am a second-semester freshman. #college-majors #electrical-engineering...

#computer-engineering

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Todd Stahlnecker’s Avatar
Active Jan 17 at 08:32 PM

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Posted by Dylan S.’s Avatar Dylan S.
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Todd Stahlnecker | Electrical Engineer at eCADlt.com Dylan, I would not recommend changing majors just for this chemistry ...

I am interest in electrical engineering, but I also like finance/money-related topics. Any advice on these two careers?

I want to go to college with a major that will help me secure a job in the future while enjoying my work. I am currently deciding between engineering and finance. #technology #finance #personal-finance #electrical-engineering #engineering #money-management #investment...

#career

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William Crean’s Avatar Rafael A. Diaz, MS’s Avatar Vardan Mkrtchyan’s Avatar
Active Jun 01 at 09:23 PM

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Posted by Aaron G.’s Avatar Aaron G.
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William Crean | Product Manager Hi Aaron. I've known many Engineers who earned MBA degrees and ...

How does it look to future employers if you work in a different field for a while?

I am hoping to pursue a career in biomedical engineering. However, I will likely work in an electrical product engineering position for a non-biomedical company following graduation. How will biomedical companies I apply for in the future see this? Will this experience help me or will they...

#electrical-engineering #engineering #biomed #engineering-industry #career-change #biotechnology #first-job #career-plan #biomedical-engineering

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Christos Kampouridis’s Avatar Peter Sturtevant’s Avatar
Active Feb 15 at 01:49 PM

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Posted by Kristen O.’s Avatar Kristen O.
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Christos Kampouridis | Systems Engineer at Grifols, Former Device Engineer at ... Hi Kristen,Biomedical and biotech companies are having issues currently with recycling ...

What industry areas of Biomedical Engineering are the best for recent college graduates hoping to pursue a lifelong career in biomedical product engineering?

I am hoping to pursue a career in Biomedical Engineering. Since this field is so broad and full of various areas of concentration, I want to know what areas professionals think are the best to begin with. What areas will help those new to industry narrow down their interests and applicable...

#electrical-engineering #biomed #engineering-industry #engineering #biotechnology #first-job #biomedical-engineering

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Nishat Tasnim’s Avatar Victoria Sadowski’s Avatar Ahmad Abdulwahed’s Avatar Zachary Taylor’s Avatar +4
Active Dec 04 at 08:08 PM

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Posted by Kristen O.’s Avatar Kristen O.
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Nishat Tasnim | Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering Biomedical instrumentation and biomaterials are the best areas of biomedical engineering ...

what is the hardest thing about learning electrical engineering?

Hi, I was wondering what is the biggest hurdle in learning history? #engineering #electrical-engineering...

#electrical

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Daniel Moy’s Avatar Christopher Rutledge’s Avatar
Active Aug 02 at 01:45 PM

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Posted by Daniel B.’s Avatar Daniel B.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer I mean this answer will vary based on your skillset. If ...

Is it better to just do Automotive engineering or do a combination of mechanical and electrical engineering?

Specifically I would do Mechanics and Power and I want to do research and development for an automotive company specifically doing propulsion systems. Things like drivetrain and the engine. Since the future is electric power, I think it is a good idea to have the knowledge of electrical...

#electric-vehicles #mechanics #automotive-engineering #electrical-engineering #research-and-development #masters-degree #electrical-and-electronic-manufacturing #mechanical-engineering

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Todd Stahlnecker’s Avatar Glenn Arche’s Avatar
Active Mar 13 at 03:15 PM

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Posted by Jayden P.’s Avatar Jayden P.
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Todd Stahlnecker | Electrical Engineer at eCADlt.com Jayden, Perhaps I'm not the one to answer this since I ...

If I wanted to get a job in automotive research in development, is it worth it to major in both electrical and mechanical engineering?

I am thinking about getting at least a masters in both electrical and mechanical engineering but I am wondering if it is even worth it or if I should just get a masters/PhD in mechanical engineering. #electrical-engineering #mechanical-engineering #automotive-engineering...

#science-phd #masters-degree #research-and-development

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Todd Stahlnecker’s Avatar
Active Aug 02 at 04:58 PM

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Posted by Jayden P.’s Avatar Jayden P.
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Todd Stahlnecker | Electrical Engineer at eCADlt.com Jayden, It sounds like your goal is to become an Automotive ...

what jobs should i look forward to if i were to study electrical engineering

I'm questioning my career path and want to know what i might be doing for the rest of my life #career...

#electrical-engineering

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Todd Stahlnecker’s Avatar Christopher Rutledge’s Avatar Rachael Lewis’s Avatar
Active Jul 10 at 01:50 PM

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Posted by Chidera N.’s Avatar Chidera N.
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Todd Stahlnecker | Electrical Engineer at eCADlt.com Chidera, "Electrical engineering" is a broad field with so many paths ...

Would it be advisable to receive an electrical engineering major and get certified in teaching?

I would like to major in electrical engineering and get certified to teach advanced high school math or physics. Is that too many credits to complete in 4 years? I was also considering double majoring in electrical engineering and mathematics. In addition, I wanted to get certified in...

#teaching #engineering #double-major #electrical-engineering #mathematics

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Todd Stahlnecker’s Avatar Peter Sturtevant’s Avatar
Active Nov 16 '17 at 01:43 PM

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Posted by Mirudula M.’s Avatar Mirudula M.
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Todd Stahlnecker | Electrical Engineer at eCADlt.com Mirudula, I'm no expert when it comes to college load, what's ...

What's the best location for high paying electricians?

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Keith Martin’s Avatar
Active Sep 18 '17 at 05:33 PM

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Posted by Calvin M.’s Avatar Calvin M.
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Keith Martin | Wireless Technology Planning Take a look at this data from the Bureau of Labor ...

Advice for third-year electrical engineering student interested in pursuing audio/DSP careers?

I am a third-year EE student with good understanding of circuit analysis, time and frequency domain analysis of signals, and system analysis, and am educating myself on music production (mixing and mastering). I plant to obtain my master's degree within the next 2 or 3 years. Any words of...

#audio-engineering #sound-mastering #sound-mixing #electrical-engineering #dsp

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Active Nov 17 '17 at 02:16 PM

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Posted by Nathan H.’s Avatar Nathan H.
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Michael Ogg | AV Technician at A-V Services, Inc. Hi Nathan. My words of wisdom are to get as much ...

What are some tips on getting to know a professor more personally while staying professional?

I am college freshmen and I have been in school for 2 weeks now. In my freshmen introduction class and during orientation, the adults suggested that students get to know their professors and visit them during office hours. They mentioned that college is where you build your networks and the...

#engineering #electrical-engineering

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Laura Song’s Avatar Peter Sturtevant’s Avatar
Active Sep 26 '17 at 04:01 PM

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Posted by Celeste E.’s Avatar Celeste E.
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Laura Song | Quality Assurance Resource at PepsiCo Talk to your professors and treat them with respect, but remember ...

What is the best route to becoming a music and electrician engineer?

I'm asking because, my college career choice was to major in music engineering and minor in electrical engineering. Honestly, I chose the careers I enjoy doing and want to make my life style. One day I want to own my own Record/Recording label (music engineering). If I have a wiring...

#music-production #music-recording #electrical-engineering

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Todd Stahlnecker’s Avatar Jayanta Pathak’s Avatar Jayanta Pathak’s Avatar
Active Sep 01 '17 at 06:36 PM

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Posted by Calvin M.’s Avatar Calvin M.
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Todd Stahlnecker | Electrical Engineer at eCADlt.com Calvin, I'm not qualified to answer the aspect of your question ...

how do i start my own summer business for a small expense

Hello my name is Rafe and i am trying to start my own business to make some extra money to start my own nerf modding and prop shop. But i am stumped on what to do. #tech...

#electrical-engineering

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Troy Stange’s Avatar Shawn Recinto’s Avatar James Garvin’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:58 PM

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Posted by Rafe T.’s Avatar Rafe T.
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Troy Stange | Making the donuts at Okta Hi Rafe Since you said "extra" money, I can only assume ...

What is it like being an electrical engineer

Im studying information technology in college but I'm thinking about being an electrical engineer what is it like being an EE. #career #electrical-engineering #japan #project-management #cad #electric #south #hvac...

#schneider

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Cody Jones’s Avatar Taylor Zhao’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar Srinivas Nuthigattu’s Avatar
Active Feb 27 at 01:06 PM

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Posted by Leion E.’s Avatar Leion E.
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Cody Jones | Software Application Engineer at Workday Hi Leion, I studied electrical engineering, switched to Computer Engineering (a ...

How should I approach companies for internships?

I am in a High School program that requires an internship by the end of senior year. I was wondering how I would approach companies to possibly land an internship in companies( I am leaning towards engineering companies). I would graciously appreciate it if anyone could explain what should I...

#mechanical-engineering #engineering #internships #electrical-engineering

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Jayavignesh Arivalagan’s Avatar Taylor Zhao’s Avatar Erin Ford’s Avatar Brittany Njissang’s Avatar +2
Active Feb 27 at 01:07 PM

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Posted by Britney Y.’s Avatar Britney Y.
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Jayavignesh Arivalagan | Chemical Process Engineer Your email should address why you want to intern at that ...

What is the difference between the different Engineering fields?

I recently decided to pursue the engineering field but I do not know what field to go into. #engineering #science #mechanical-engineering #electrical-engineering #software-engineering #aerospace-engineering...

#industrial-engineering

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Todd Stahlnecker’s Avatar Minseok (Evan) Kim’s Avatar Logan Terheggen’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Feb 27 at 01:08 PM

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Posted by Ivan C.’s Avatar Ivan C.
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Todd Stahlnecker | Electrical Engineer at eCADlt.com Ivan, One nice thing is that you don't actually have to ...

Why does a transformer work only with AC power supply? What would happen if it was connected to a DC power supply?

From my understanding of how a transformer works. A AC power provides an alternating magnetic field which drives the current to the other coil. So what is the reason why transformers only work with AC and not DC power? Is it because the DC power will provide constant current which can be too...

#mechanical-engineering #engineering #physics #electrical-engineering

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Bill Zakowski’s Avatar Daniel Moy’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:56 PM

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Posted by Rushal P.’s Avatar Rushal P.
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Bill Zakowski | Senior Product Manager of Global End User Services transformers are made to convert AC to DC current. If you ...

When is it a good idea to repeat some courses you've taken?

I'm just curious about when it is a good idea to repeat courses you've taken but didn't do very well in. #college #engineering #career #graduate-school...

#electrical-engineering

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Peter Sturtevant’s Avatar Jayavignesh Arivalagan’s Avatar Greg Parker’s Avatar Bethany Obert’s Avatar +1
Active Feb 27 at 01:06 PM

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Posted by Mohammad A.’s Avatar Mohammad A.
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Peter Sturtevant | Retired Civil Engineer Mohammad: When I went to College, there was one course in ...

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