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Best fit for next semester

  1. Oct 6, 2011 #1
    I have made my schedule for next semester and I am unsure if I should take Calculus III or Thermodynamics (first ME course), my schedule looks like this:

    ENGR 213-Applied ODE
    ENGR 242-Statics
    ENGR 301-Economic Management in Engineering
    MECH 211-Mechanical Engineering Drawing
    Either ENGR 251-Thermodynaics or ENGR 233-Applied Advanced Calculus for Engineers (Calculus III, basically).

    Is taking ODE and Calculus III recommended or would Thermodynamics be a better fit there?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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  3. Oct 7, 2011 #2
    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  4. Oct 8, 2011 #3
    Basically 2 heavy physics classes or 2 heavy math classes. Anyone?

    *NOTE: I like both subjects equally.
     
  5. Oct 8, 2011 #4
    I would take thermo this term, calc3 next and PDE after that.
     
  6. Oct 8, 2011 #5
    That was my leaning--for some reason the idea of calculus 3 and 4 at the same time seems like too much.

    How similar is Thermodynamics to E&M because I love physics but I found E&M to be incredibly boring and hard to visualize. I find the topic Thermo to be more interesting, in general, but are the methods used as obscure as E&M?

    Thank BTW and thanks in advance for any responses.
     
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