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Old 12-04-2012, 08:50 AM   #121
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Going to end up having to retake this course

Next Semester is regular Statistics, Physics, and DiffEq again.


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Old 12-04-2012, 08:53 AM   #122
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Shitty. I'm doing great. Linear algebra and partial diff eq for me Also E&M, python programming, and hopefully an aerodynamics design course.
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Shitty. I'm doing great. Linear algebra and partial diff eq for me Also E&M, python programming, and hopefully an aerodynamics design course.
Aerodynamics!

One area I should actually be able to help out in...
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:01 AM   #124
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I've got Calc II

I'm already stressing over the course.
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Aerodynamics!

One area I should actually be able to help out in...
My end goal is to end up in aerospace, specifically dealing with aerodynamics. I love fluids.
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Shitty. I'm doing great. Linear algebra and partial diff eq for me Also E&M, python programming, and hopefully an aerodynamics design course.

Most of the class is, its frustrating that I can do the test review sets just fine, then the test happens and I have no idea what I'm doing.

Linear Algebra is easy.


I'm not even worried about stats to be honest, I got published by the IEEE over a white paper I wrote about statistical oversubscription of backhaul link without ever taking a statistics class.

Good luck in PDE - thats up there with O-Chem and Emag for "most failed college classes" lol.


I figure Physics shouldn't be that bad, I'm done with Calc and I'm only having to retake ODE, stats I'm expecting to be a breeze.

Anyone else with their entire math sequence done then taken Physics? I can't imagine its THAT difficult.


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One area I should actually be able to help out in...
I'm looking forward to this one as one of my senior Technical Electives.


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I've got Calc II

I'm already stressing over the course.
The single best resource I had in Calc2 was this wesite --> www.integralcalc.com saved my ass almost all the way through Calc 2 - its a godsend of a website and the girl doing the videos is pretty cute.
check out Patrickjmt.com and Khan Academy has a lot of good stuff. Calc 3 the outside resources start to dwindle

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Old 12-04-2012, 09:19 AM   #127
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Any idea what your physics class covers? Yeah PDE is the only one I'm worried about. The good news is that after next semester all I need is an intro to proofs class and I'll have a math minor.
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I'm looking forward to this one as one of my senior Technical Electives.
That's how it started for me...ended with an MS in fluids.
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Any idea what your physics class covers? Yeah PDE is the only one I'm worried about. The good news is that after next semester all I need is an intro to proofs class and I'll have a math minor.
It's just classic Calc based Physics..but I hear guys in my ODE class crying out their arse about it...I don't get it. Anything you can draw a diagram with I'm really good at(like Trig)

After I take ODE, if I just take an upper level math class like Discrete I get a free Math minor.
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Classical physics should be basic mechanics and gravitation, maybe some fluids thrown in there, I wonder what's so bad about it.
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Exactly! Applied stuff I'm really good at, Math for the sake of Math is where I get lost.

Apparently the instructor the guy taking it is trash, but bear in mind this guy has a A in ODE. Maybe there are people like me out there where Physics just makes sense but Math takes real effort, and the converse?

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One last bump and it's a long shot: Do any of you remember partial decomposition for polynomial fractions? It has to do with Laplace transforms. I've got the general gist of it but there's a unique situation that I'm getting snagged on.
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Oh that was fun stuff. I remember doing some problems that took two pages for the decomposition.
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Oh that was fun stuff. I remember doing some problems that took two pages for the decomposition.
Decomposing it is the easy part, and I'm pretty sure where I'm getting caught is easy but I'm making a dumb mistake. If you think you remember it well enough I'll take a picture of my work.
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Decomposing it is the easy part, and I'm pretty sure where I'm getting caught is easy but I'm making a dumb mistake. If you think you remember it well enough I'll take a picture of my work.
Sure, why not. I remembered enough to help Miles with his take home calc test, so it's probably still in there somewhere.
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Suggestion. Use wolframalpha.com and they will show you step by step how to solve it. I would help you just because I took it about a year ago so its still pretty freshbut I have to work early. If you throw the problem on here I'll take a look at it.
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Actually, scratch that, I see where I went wrong earlier. Thanks anyway.
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One last bump and it's a long shot: Do any of you remember partial decomposition for polynomial fractions? It has to do with Laplace transforms. I've got the general gist of it but there's a unique situation that I'm getting snagged on.
Partial Fracs with Laplace is easy - post problem and I'll respond. I have a way of doing Partial fractions that blows your hair back with ease.

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Partial Fracs with Laplace is easy - post problem and I'll respond. I have a way of doing Partial fractions that blows your hair back with ease.
Where were you when I was taking the class last year lol
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