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Aerospace what to expect?

  1. Feb 17, 2005 #1
    Aerospace...what to expect??

    Im thinking of switching my major from applied physics to Aerospace eng... Im really good at calculus and fairly good with physics. Is Aersopace going to be ridiculously hard, or just as hard as anything else compared to how much studying you put forth? And how much is chemistry used throughout AE? Appreciate any feedback.
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  3. Feb 17, 2005 #2


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    Hardest major among all engineering fields is Chemical Engineering, then EE, then ME/AE, then Civil, etc. I went over the books used in junior and senior years for AE - propulsion, aircraft controls, etc - and they seem hard but if you take into account that its mostly applied differential equations for fluid mechanics class, partial differential equation for dynamics, physics1 for statics - its not really that complicated.
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