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Big Engineering Programs – The Pros & Cons

If you’re considering an engineering degree, then you’ve probably wondered how to pick the right school for you.  An engineering degree costs a lot of money and will be very time intensive, so you...

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Great Gifts for STEM Students

The holiday season is quickly approaching.  There’s no better time than now to start shopping for your favorite STEM student.  Here are a few great gift ideas for the STEM students in your life. ...

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Solve Systems of Equations on the TI89

This topic is a must know for all engineering students.  You’ve bought the TI89, one of my favorite calculators, now you need to know how to really take advantage of its capabilities.  Last time...

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TI-89 Calculator Vector Operations

The TI-89 is the graphing calculator I use the most.  It’s simple to use, really powerful and it can be a huge time saver, if you know how to use it.  In this multi-post...

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Intermediate Dynamics for Engineering Students

What is Intermediate Dynamics? Intermediate Dynamics is the course that follows a sophomore-level Dynamics class.  In the sophomore-level course students learn about dynamics of particles and get an introduction to rigid body dynamics in...

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How to Stop Procrastinating

If you’re like most students, procrastinating is probably a daily struggle.  With all the distractions around, it’s easy to put off an unwanted task for something more fun.  Choosing the more appealing option too...

Test Taking Strategies for Engineering Students

Engineering exams are some of the toughest around.  Gone are the simple and straightforward exams you had in the general education classes.  True-false and multiple-choice tests are nowhere to be found.  Now that you’re...

How to Deal with a Bad Lab Partner

A bad lab partner – chances are you’ve had one or will get one at some point in your college career especially if you’re an engineering student.  Having to work with someone like this...

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Mechanics of Materials Online Course

Mechanics of Materials Online Course Mechanics of Materials, also known as Solid Mechanics, is a fundamental engineering course.  Unfortunately, many students find it very challenging.  It doesn’t have to be that way though, if...