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HELP! Kinetmatics or Optical Measurement?

  1. Sep 4, 2007 #1
    I'm currently working towards a masters in mechanical engineering, however I plan to focus in physics once this is complete.

    Which Mechanical Eng class would be most relevant towards a future in physics?

    - Kinematics and Mechanisms
    - Traditional Kinematics of mechanisms, joints, linkages, etc

    - Optical Measurement & Qlty Measurment
    - Optics
    - Laser interferometry
    - Digital Holography
    - Digital Shearography
    - Laser Triangulation
    - 3D Computer Vision
    - Moire Technique
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  3. Sep 4, 2007 #2
    I'm really needing a reply from someone. I need to make a decision today.

  4. Sep 4, 2007 #3
    I think "Optical Measurement" would be more relevant to graduate work in physics.
  5. Sep 4, 2007 #4
    Anyone else around here that could comment on this topic?
  6. Sep 4, 2007 #5
    I agree on optical measurement. I don't see much physics research being done on what has been described in the kinematics section of your post. Optics on the other hand... thats the bees knees ;)
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