Career Questions tagged Mechanical

Undergrad engineering vs Grad engineering?

Hi all, I plan to enter Graduate study for Mechanical Engineering next fall and I just want to know, what are the differences (and even similarities) between the undergraduate and graduate levels in engineering? How should I prepare myself to know what to expect? Thanks. #engineering...

#masters #engineeringstudent #undergrad #civil-engineering #computerengineering #electricalengineering #gradschool #mechanical #mechanical-engineering #technology #graduateschool #engineer

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Ogechi Chima’s Avatar Peter Sturtevant’s Avatar
Active 14 hours ago

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Posted by Melvin S.’s Avatar Melvin S.
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Ogechi Chima | Project Engineer Hi Melvin, I don't have my Master's just yet but I did ...

I want to become a mechanical engineer, emphasis on Aerospace. What classes should I take while in High School?

I'm having trouble picking my classes for high school. How would you rank the following classes by most important to least important? I'm wondering because I don't have enough class periods to take all of these classes. Science-- Chemistry: 2 trimesters; Physics: 2 trimesters, unless AP which...

#aeronautics #high-school #aerospace-engineering #robotics #college-major #engineering #college #mechanical #computer-science #chemistry #physics #math #engineer

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Thai Nguyen’s Avatar Charlie Stack’s Avatar G. Mark Stewart’s Avatar
Active Dec 28 '18 at 02:42 AM

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Posted by Christian S.’s Avatar Christian S.
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Thai Nguyen | Software Engineer My degree is in Electrical, but have many friends who did ...

What should I do if my school doesn't offer aerospace engineering?

The closest bachelor's degree to aerospace engineering my school offers is mechanical engineering. Should I stay on the mechanical engineering track and conduct internships related to aerospace or transfer to a different school with an aerospace major? What are some thoughts? #mechanical...

#engineering #ideas #aerospace

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Lillian Wang, LMSW’s Avatar Andrei Levcovici’s Avatar G. Mark Stewart’s Avatar
Active Nov 05 '18 at 01:52 AM

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Posted by Henry K.’s Avatar Henry K.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education Both of those options will help you get into the aerospace ...

What is the everyday job like for an aerospace engineer

What do aerospace engineers regularly do, and how does my aerospace engineering bachelor's degree apply to that? Does it apply directly? #aerospace #aerospace-engineering #engineering #mechanical #aeronautics #aeronautics #aeronautics #aeronautics #aeronautics #aeronautics #aeronautics...

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Active Sep 28 '18 at 06:00 AM

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Posted by Shaheer M.’s Avatar Shaheer M.
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Marcia Smith | DER/Aircraft Certification/A&P Mechanic Hi Shaheer,For most of the aerospace engineers I know, including myself, ...

What are the strains put on you as an aerospace engineer?

I'm an 8th grade student going back and forth between a biomechanical engineer and an aerospace engineer, and I'm leaning more on the aerospace side. After looking through the different job requirements and such, the deciding factor for me will be what the strains are for each job....

#aeronautics #mechanical #aerospace-engineering #aerospace #engineer

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Active Sep 05 '18 at 05:56 PM

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Posted by Samuel S.’s Avatar Samuel S.

What would you say is the most difficult class involved in achieving a mechanical engineering degree?

I’m going for this degree but would like to know others opinions on class difficulties....

#mechanical

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Active Aug 18 '18 at 08:34 PM

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Posted by Kathryn H.’s Avatar Kathryn H.

How do you find a job that suits you after graduating?

In college, there are various organizations that come to talk to students to provide information about potential jobs in the future. However, what do you look for when deciding where I would like to nail a job? Is the money important? What other factors come into play? #mechanical engineering...

#first-job #job-search

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Active Jan 15 at 12:52 AM

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Posted by Mauricio F.’s Avatar Mauricio F.
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Ben Parker | Technical Recruiter at Randstad Technologies Hi Mauricio, Great question! Lots of factors come into play when ...

Mechanical Engineering and Robotics

I'm interested in robotics and currently studying mechanical engineering. From what I see, the new developments in robotics seem to be mainly in control. Electrical and computer science engineers seem to be using AI and improved sensors to make robot movement more precise and intelligent....

#robotics #mechatronics #mechanical

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Active Jan 06 at 12:23 AM

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Posted by Daniel F.’s Avatar Daniel F.
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering Universities offer courses specifically in robotics itself as an adjunct to ...

Consultancy and Engineering Design

I'm currently studying mechanical engineering and after a few internships, I realized that most engineers really don't really get design say. I've looked online and it seems that there exist mechanical engineering consultancy firms of varying specialization, ranging from general engineering...

#engineering #consult #mechanical

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Aug 14 '18 at 10:43 AM

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Posted by Daniel F.’s Avatar Daniel F.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential These are great career opportunities, but first you need to get ...

Is it better to sell your invention idea(s) to a company or raise money to patent it yourself?

I have a lot of invention ideas and I am not sure how to get help. There are a lot of website that say they help people who have invention ideas but I am afraid they will steal my ideas and I will not have any legal ownership of them. #help #innovation #mechanical #mechanicalengineering...

#art #money #engineering #design #technology #patent #solving #ideas #legal #creative #industrialdesign #architect #tech #product #company #ownership #inventor #customer #science #future #products #problem #engineers

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Zachary Wallerich’s Avatar Kelly Laporte’s Avatar Chris Greta’s Avatar
Active Jul 18 '18 at 02:43 AM

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Posted by lakeya C.’s Avatar lakeya C.
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Zachary Wallerich | Senior Manager at PwC lakeya,You have an excellent question. As with most excellent questions, the ...

As a car designer, do you have time to pursue other art fields like animation?

Or any other form of arts, including the fine arts such as vocal performance. #organization #mechanical #car #design...

#animation

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Active Jun 19 '18 at 05:06 AM

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Posted by Taylor B.’s Avatar Taylor B.
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Vivian Urata | Senior UX Designer at LinkedIn Hey Taylor,As far as I know about industrial design, you don't ...

Do I need my PE for the manufacturing industry?

As a junior mechanical engineering student interested in the manufacturing industry, do I need my PE for this industry? I plan on taking my FE exam during my senior year and I'm just curious. Thank you! #mechanical #electro-mechanical #mechanical-or-industrial-engineering...

#mechanical-engineering #manufacturing-engineering

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Sam Seldon’s Avatar Glenn Arche’s Avatar
Active Apr 03 '18 at 12:23 AM

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Posted by Melvin S.’s Avatar Melvin S.
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Sam Seldon | Mechanical Engineer Hello Melvin,No you don't. I have my PE license and I ...

How would I become a Millwright and what do they really do?

My name is Jose and I want to know what exactly does a millwright do on the job and what should be my first steps to become one. Should I get started this career with an apprenticeship or is there a class I should take first like Industrial Mechanical? #millwright #industrial...

#mechanical

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Carol Kampf’s Avatar
Active Dec 17 '18 at 11:22 PM

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Posted by Jose M.’s Avatar Jose M.
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Carol Kampf | Recruiter JoseHiWhile I have not recruited specifically for professionals with Millwright experience, ...

What are advantages and disadvantages of aeronautical and mechanical engineering??

I am studying in 12th at present and very soon i need to decide which case of study should i take in engineering i am very much interested about aeronautics but all people are saying taking aeronautics at engineering gives you less opportunities there after so they were asking me to take...

#mechanics #mechanical-or-industrial-engineering #aeronautics #aeronautical-engineering #engineering #mechanical #mechanical-engineering

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Ratheesvar (Theesh) Mohan’s Avatar Douglas Lemmo, P.E.’s Avatar Eduardo Delgado’s Avatar
Active Sep 14 '18 at 10:10 AM

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Posted by Ganapathi S.’s Avatar Ganapathi S.
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Ratheesvar (Theesh) Mohan | Advisory Associate at PwC Hi Ganapathi, I studied Aerospace Engineering (B.Sc and M.Sc) at Georgia ...

Is there a better college or university to attend for the Mechanical Engineering degree?

I am looking at several colleges and universities and I am not sure how to choose the best school for me. #engineering #mechanical-engineering...

#mechanical

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Luis
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:48 PM

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Posted by Jay S.’s Avatar Jay S.
Luis
Luis "Lou" Herrera | Principal Mechanical Engineer at Jabil Well, some would say "go to the top ranked school you ...

What is the day in the life of a programmer about.

I am looking at Engineering and have not been too involved with the programming end. Mostly the mechanical part. #engineering #mechanical-engineering #mechanical...

#programmer

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Ying(Peggy) Zheng’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active May 18 '18 at 01:23 AM

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Posted by Jay S.’s Avatar Jay S.
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Ying(Peggy) Zheng | Software Engineer at Uber A day for a Software engineer can be very different depending ...

Mechanical Engineering coupled with Intelligence and Homeland Security

I plan to study Mechanical Engineering and minor in Intelligence and Homeland Security at The Citadel beginning in the fall of 2017. I am curious to know if and how this combination of studies will benefit our country in the future. #engineering #mechanical-engineering #mechanical...

#intelligence

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Spruce Cox’s Avatar Scott Morris’s Avatar Glenn Arche’s Avatar
Active Mar 14 '18 at 03:47 AM

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Posted by Baylor H.’s Avatar Baylor H.
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Spruce Cox | Retired Aerospace Engineer and Rocket Scientist I don't know anything about intelligence or security work except what ...

What classes are commonly taken in college to become a mechanical engineer?

I want to be a mechanical engineer and I was wondering what classes I would need to take. #college #engineers...

#mechanical

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Active Oct 24 '17 at 09:18 PM

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Posted by Derronis P.’s Avatar Derronis P.
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Brian Cunkelman | Engineer and Manufacturing business leader Most colleges and universities have a rather set curriculum for engineering. ...

For a bachelor's in mechanical engineering what math and physics courses should be recommended to take before college

I want to be a mechanical engineer, because I'm intrigued by the career and good in math. #mechanical-engineering #math #mechanical...

#physical

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Spruce Cox’s Avatar David Stein’s Avatar Skyler LaBuff’s Avatar
Active Apr 03 '18 at 08:48 PM

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Posted by Samyek S.’s Avatar Samyek S.
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Spruce Cox | Retired Aerospace Engineer and Rocket Scientist Hi Samyek,I’m really glad to hear that you’re sneaking up on ...

How important is it to go to a top tier school for Engineering?

I am trying to discern the importance of school/ school cost as I plan for college. I want to major in Mechanical Engineering, but do not want to be in debt for the rest of my life because I went to one of the top 3 schools in the nation. Any thoughts? #engineer...

#mechanical

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Active Mar 01 '18 at 11:51 PM

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Posted by Caleb P.’s Avatar Caleb P.
Luis
Luis "Lou" Herrera | Principal Mechanical Engineer at Jabil I say it is not important. There is plenty of evidence ...

I am planning to major in Mechanical Engineering and am taking all the math classes that I can. Is there anything else I should do to better prepare myself for college?

I am the youngest of 4 children and I am trying to do everything I can to limit the cost to my parents and myself for college. All of my siblings have degrees that they and my parents have shared the cost of. To that end, I am taking AP classes and am also enrolled in a Calculas II class...

#engineer #mechanical

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:46 PM

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Posted by Caleb P.’s Avatar Caleb P.
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Glenn Arche | Mechanical Engineering Manager @ Belkin AP classes and dual credit classes are great to help you ...

How do you find the specific area to use the skills you are good at, when finding a job?

I'm going to study to be a Mechanical engineer, but that is super vague. I like to draw and build things and I don't know where to go from there. #engineer #mechanical #personal-development...

#career-details

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Taylor Zhao’s Avatar Luis
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:48 PM

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Posted by Carissa B.’s Avatar Carissa B.
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Taylor Zhao | Program Manager Hi Carissa! Fellow engineer here. I think the only way to ...

What activities were you involved in college that you think helped you get your first job after college?

I am looking at going into Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and I have found there to be many different research projects or school clubs/events that I could join and wondering which would be the most beneficial. #engineering #electrical-engineering...

#mechanical

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Paul Hauber’s Avatar Peter Sturtevant’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:46 PM

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Posted by Joshua G.’s Avatar Joshua G.
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Paul Hauber | Solution Sales Specialist This may not be a direct answer but perhaps could help. ...

Hai , I am Doing my 12th standard. I am Interested in Engineer (Civil /Mechanical). Which is the Best. Do we have scope to get job in Abroad

Hai. I am Yuvan. Doing 12th std. I am Interested in Engineer. I am confused to select Civil or Mechanical . Pls help to choose which is the best and also to get Job in Abroad. #professor #civil-engineering #engineers #mechanical...

#mechanic

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Active Dec 01 '17 at 02:38 PM

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Posted by Yuvan Sankar K.’s Avatar Yuvan Sankar K.
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Zach R. Becker | Civil/Environmental Engineer I recommend mechanical engineering for obtaining jobs abroad. Mechanical engineering is ...

What are all the qualifications to become a mechanical engineer?

I want to become a mechanical engineer. Please tell me the way to achieve my goal #engineer...

#mechanical

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Wael Al-Rihawi’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:36 PM

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Posted by Harish mgr M.’s Avatar Harish mgr M.
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive You have to concentrate on math and physics for your current ...

Mechanical Engg Cut off Marks

Hi i am in 11 th std . My aim is to join Mechanical Engineer. What is the Cut off marks in entrance exam to join Engineer #engineer #professor #engineers...

#mechanical

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:36 PM

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Posted by Nitheeshwaran M.’s Avatar Nitheeshwaran M.
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Jeremy Nast | Business Analyst at AIG Hi there, At a university in the United States, the initial ...

Can a Mechanical Engineer can assemble parts for a new bike

Can a Mechanical Engineer can assemble parts for a new bike or do we need to study any other course related to it. If so What Course? #professor #engineers #mechanical...

#mechanics

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:36 PM

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Posted by Nitheeshwaran M.’s Avatar Nitheeshwaran M.
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive I modify and build cars as a hobby!

I want study mechanical engineering ? which is the sujbect i need to study in the college time.

m studying in the high school, guide me #engineer #any #educator...

#mechanical

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:35 PM

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Posted by Rabeena   .’s Avatar Rabeena .
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive The link below is a the curriculum for mechanical engineering in ...

i need to become auto mobile engineering what i need to do?

I am in 9th so i need to become a auto mobile engineer so what i can be did to make my job perfect #engineer #teacher #scientist #mechanical...

#experts

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Active Mar 27 '18 at 05:48 AM

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Posted by Bharath. E.’s Avatar Bharath. E.
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Ashish Malhotra | Author Hellos,I am very happy to hear that you know your aim.You ...

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