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EnterpriseSovereign

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Report this Feb. 23 2010, 5:38 pm

Funny, Cleetus had a habit of reporting everyone for no good reason, and look what happened to him :D

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Report this Feb. 23 2010, 10:31 pm

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What type of Engineering degree are you claiming you have ?

Reported baiting and piliing on.

If you paid attention you would know .

I have 2 very good Bachelor of Engineering Degrees (the first I got in 1987, the second only a few years ago).

Maybe you care to share your credentials ?

But what kind of engineering their are several different types.

No. 1 = Chemical Engineering.

My work was pyrometallurgical process engineering orientated (that's high temperature metallurgy and thermal processing of metals for those who have never heard of pyrometallurgy .
In my case furnaces, continuous casting, steelmaking, rolling mills (rod mills, bar mills, bloom mills, slab mills), direct reduced iron plants (reactors and gas plant).

No. 2 = Combined Computer Engineering + Physics.

For me focused on systems, communication and advanced process control system design (MIMO , nonlinear , model predictive, digital, adaptive, LQR, LQG and a few more) , and a bit of electronic design.
I would have liked more electronic design units but unis have a rule about taking extra courses beyond what's needed to complete the required program and I already had been excused from doing half the degree (granted credit for prior studies from my prior BE and BSc programs), so I couldn't fit these units into my modified program.

I really enjoyed learning a bit more physics too though the math was often hard going.
Might go back one day and take that physics honours year they wanted me to take and maybe do a physics research masters degree just for the fun of it maybe.

:) a perk of returning later to do another degree in another engineering or science discipline , you can be exempted from half the program so a 3 yr BSc becomes 18 months, a 4 yr BE becomes 2 years . A lot of common units , plus the advantage that I was already well known in the engineering and science faculties. LOL

Cool my dad was a Chemical engineer (now he is in management) and my youngest brother is in school for metallurgy

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Report this Feb. 23 2010, 11:23 pm

Quote (chr3335 @ Feb. 23 2010, 10:31 pm)
Quote (Somerled_in_oz @ Feb. 22 2010, 6:32 pm)
Quote (chr3335 @ Feb. 23 2010, 9:51 am)
Quote (Somerled_in_oz @ Feb. 22 2010, 12:13 am)
Quote (HedoIsBarisManco @ Feb. 22 2010, 10:25 pm)
What type of Engineering degree are you claiming you have ?

Reported baiting and piliing on.

If you paid attention you would know .

I have 2 very good Bachelor of Engineering Degrees (the first I got in 1987, the second only a few years ago).

Maybe you care to share your credentials ?

But what kind of engineering their are several different types.

No. 1 = Chemical Engineering.

My work was pyrometallurgical process engineering orientated (that's high temperature metallurgy and thermal processing of metals for those who have never heard of pyrometallurgy .
In my case furnaces, continuous casting, steelmaking, rolling mills (rod mills, bar mills, bloom mills, slab mills), direct reduced iron plants (reactors and gas plant).

No. 2 = Combined Computer Engineering + Physics.

For me focused on systems, communication and advanced process control system design (MIMO , nonlinear , model predictive, digital, adaptive, LQR, LQG and a few more) , and a bit of electronic design.
I would have liked more electronic design units but unis have a rule about taking extra courses beyond what's needed to complete the required program and I already had been excused from doing half the degree (granted credit for prior studies from my prior BE and BSc programs), so I couldn't fit these units into my modified program.

I really enjoyed learning a bit more physics too though the math was often hard going.
Might go back one day and take that physics honours year they wanted me to take and maybe do a physics research masters degree just for the fun of it maybe.

:) a perk of returning later to do another degree in another engineering or science discipline , you can be exempted from half the program so a 3 yr BSc becomes 18 months, a 4 yr BE becomes 2 years . A lot of common units , plus the advantage that I was already well known in the engineering and science faculties. LOL

Cool my dad was a Chemical engineer (now he is in management) and my youngest brother is in school for metallurgy

Is that physical metallurgy (ie engineering metals for microstructure, high yield strength, hardening etc)
or
process metallurgy (ie hydrometallurgical mineral and ore processing, pyrometallurgy (high temperature processing of minerals . ores, metals as liquids or hot solids , to control similar aspects as above and to manage process conditions (temperatures, chemistry, fuel efficiency, etc)) .... ie chemical engineering with a metals focus ?

Both excellent areas to go into.

A focus / specialisation in hydrometallurgy will attract stupendous money in the mining area , not uncommon for hydromets here to walk straight out of uni into a job in Queensland or South Australia or Northern Territory or Western Australia and be immediately getting $120k p.a. even as a new graduate !!! and company subsidised housing if residential on top of that too !!! . Is a great start in life for young engineers , 5-10 years and they are loaded and set up for life.

Going into the plant / process side is most adviseable (I'm sure your dad will say so too) , can always move into EPCM later if that's his bent.

Metro rates for them with EPCM companies will be 1/2 that , but they'll be computer / desk jockies only and I'm told it's harder to move from EPCM to process plant ops and the EPCMs tend to shorter term jobs too.

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Report this Feb. 24 2010, 1:44 am

My Bucket list is still a long one....my three children probably just getting them through the teen years is quite a accomplishment, getting my GED at 33 years of age and my Drivers licence the same year, falling in love very deeply not once but three times in life, ( they say third time the charm) Collecting all the ST movies on DVD , almost collecting all the series on DVD , still alive @ 41, still learning and keep educating myself ..... and so much more...

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Report this Feb. 24 2010, 1:48 am

Quote (Vikilynn @ Feb. 23 2010, 2:44 am)
My Bucket list is still a long one....my three children probably just getting them through the teen years is quite a accomplishment, getting my GED at 33 years of age and my Drivers licence the same year, falling in love very deeply not once but three times in life, ( they say third time the charm) Collecting all the ST movies on DVD , almost collecting all the series on DVD , still alive @ 41, still learning and keep educating myself ..... and so much more...

Quite a list.

Well done and welcome aboard!   :)

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Report this Jul. 23 2010, 12:19 am

First prize in a short story competition against about 200 other people -- when I was 17. And getting I guess you might call it a "call-back" letter from Harper Collins a couple of years ago even though they didn't publish my novel. And surviving for 32 years in an alien (human) society! lol.

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Report this Jul. 23 2010, 12:30 am

Graduating med school

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Report this Jul. 23 2010, 1:00 am

Finding the real God and the privilege and blessings to have insight into his "Holy Scriptures".
Finding my better half ( Love you dearest.)
Finding ST.com and remaining here. LOL! (The group of people here for the most part are a great bunch)
Surviving life and being able to reach this point thus so far.
Being abroad solely.( A legal Alien )
Appreciation of the Universe and the things known in it.
Knowing and understanding "empathy."

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