# engineering

### Physics BS Heading to MS in Aerospace Tips

Hi all, I am going to graduate school for Aerospace Engineering. I am a bit nervous because of the fact the my undergrad was in physics. I was...
Thread by: Angelo Niforatos, May 10, 2017, 1 replies, in forum: Academic Guidance

### Calculating work of Otto cycle stages - Thermodynamics.

One big coincidence of thermodynamics is that automobiles are usually powered by an Otto cycle This cycle consists of an adiabatic compression...
Thread by: Pull and Twist, May 3, 2017, 1 replies, in forum: Introductory Physics Homework

### Making Friends in the Midst of Hell

So.... Even until now, I am lamenting on my masochistic decision of taking up Electronics Engineering as my course. Well, it's not exactly...
Thread by: Karissa, May 2, 2017, 2 replies, in forum: New Member Introductions

### Other Possible tracks during Masters Aerospace Engineering?

I am having a bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked in consumer products production industry for some 4 years. I decided to go for...
Thread by: FAlonso, Apr 26, 2017, 2 replies, in forum: Academic Guidance

### A How to calculate heat dispersion through a solid copper rod?

I'm trying to build a fanless computer case for a small electronic device. I'm trying to figure out what type of heat-sink material I should use....
Thread by: Jim Smith, Apr 26, 2017, 2 replies, in forum: General Physics

### Conceptual Issue Dealing With Atmospheric Pressure

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data A 1m^3 steel cube is to be floated on mercury (specific gravity=13.6). On each side...
Thread by: ScareCrow271828, Apr 25, 2017, 4 replies, in forum: Introductory Physics Homework

### Determine the highest tension stress and the highest compression stress

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data Determine the highest tension stress and the highest compression stress along the top...
Thread by: Atom, Apr 25, 2017, 1 replies, in forum: Engineering and Computer Science Homework

### Physics From engineering BSc to Physics MSc

Dear forum, let me tell you my story: I hold a BSc degree in petrochemical engineering. I'm 25 years old. I finished my university studies 4...
Thread by: Brownie_in_Motion, Apr 25, 2017, 4 replies, in forum: Career Guidance

### Comparison of high-level computer programming languages

A little question about the appropriateness of a certain research subject... Would it be useful to make a study of the computational...
Thread by: hilbert2, Apr 22, 2017, 80 replies, in forum: Programming and Computer Science

### Other Senior project ideas? - Physics/Engineering

Hello there! As a current junior undergrad, it is time to start thinking about senior project/design ideas. Although I will be a physicist by...
Thread by: bjPuckett, Apr 19, 2017, 1 replies, in forum: Academic Guidance

### Ideas for a catapult design for an engineering report

Afternoon every one. I am a first year engineering student in NZ, For my midterm break report I have to design and make a catapult that can meet...
Thread by: Buggsy GC, Apr 7, 2017, 21 replies, in forum: General Engineering

### Programs Majoring in Physics or Engineering can prepare you in both subjects?

I'm currently in community college and will be applying next semester for transfer. The problem is, I'm not entirely sure if I'd like to major in...
Thread by: Jessica Valverde, Apr 3, 2017, 4 replies, in forum: Academic Guidance

### Engineering Opening a CFD consulting firm?

I've been thinking about entrepreneurship in the engineering field. Unlike other fields like computer science, where small companies with small...
Thread by: ramzerimar, Apr 3, 2017, 25 replies, in forum: Career Guidance

### Could you create thrust with water vapor?

Whilst I was thinking of hydrogen combustion jet engines. I thought of a little idea... What if you could create thrust with water vapor the same...
Thread by: AmateurGuy, Apr 3, 2017, 20 replies, in forum: General Engineering

### Other Want to study higher level engineering

Hello, I'm currently majoring in ME with keen interest in fields like mechanical vibrations and fluid dynamics/aerodynamics. There is a ton of...
Thread by: ramzerimar, Mar 31, 2017, 3 replies, in forum: Academic Guidance

### Calculating stress and deflection in steel plate

Hiya, I'm been calculating stress and deflection in rectangle steel plate, I've been using two methods to see if I get the same results but...
Thread by: Jason, Mar 31, 2017, 1 replies, in forum: Mechanical Engineering

### Circuit that reverses the flow of current to a motor

Hello, I am building a small car that upon hitting a wall will go backwards, in other words reverse the current flow. I have all the components...
Thread by: Beembo, Mar 31, 2017, 4 replies, in forum: Electrical Engineering