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  • My Mentor Personal Statement

    and concepts. At age 17, I became interested in interacting with the physical world through the digital one with the use of microcontrollers. With the Internet and a copious amount of trial-and-error, I taught myself a functional understanding of electrical engineering. I completed several smaller projects, such as controllers for lights, motors, and servos, to gain experience for attempting more complex projects, like metal detectors and electro-magnetic propulsion systems. My additional skills…

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  • Nikola Tesla's Alternating Future

    “We need to understand the universe, it’s virtually around us at all times.” - Nikola Tesla. The inventions that Nikola Tesla made were remarkable and changed the world in many ways across his lifetime. ("Nikola Tesla Biography.”) . The Alternating Current is the most recognizable of all his inventions, and is still widely used across the globe to this day. The Alternating Current can make electricity flow either direction, which is more useful than the Direct Current which flows in only 1…

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  • Commercial Electricians

    specializes in the electrical wiring of buildings, machines and related equipment. Because electrical equipment is highly sensitive and potentially dangerous, electricians are always in need for emergencies and to deal with electrical problems. Electricians can work in residential, or private electrician jobs or commercial jobs. Residential jobs may involve work such as fitting a home for electrical wiring and investigating and repairing electrical problems in a home. Commercial electrical work…

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  • Electricity In The Mid-19th Century

    Frank Sprague’s electric trolley system became the first large-scale electric rail system in the world; in 1911, General Electric unveiled the first electric refrigerator. However, the rise of electricity was fraught with conflict over the type of electrical current. Starting in the 1870’s the fight over electric currents,…

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  • How Did Nikola Tesla Contribute To Engineering

    then transferred to a school in Prague, Czechoslovakia, and later determined that a school in Maribor was a better option. There, he was arrested because he was a vagrant and deported back to Croatia (Cooper 28). Tesla’s first real education in electrical engineering began in Paris. When there, he was scouted as he was studying. The person who scouted him offered to take him to New York for further education. Accepting, on the ship there, most of his money and belongings were stolen and other…

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  • Pursuit Of A Future In Electronics Engineering

    Salaries.”). As an electronics engineer I would have regular hours and be paid salary; however, I may have to put in additional hours when needed to meet deadlines, also while most electronics engineers don’t travel often, sometimes it is necessary ("Electrical and Electronics Engineers.”). After evaluating a possible budget for myself in 14 years, I have concluded my lifestyle from this salary won’t be extravagant by any means but it will provide well for myself and my family and allow us to…

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  • Mechanical Engineering Essay

    had back then. Engineering plays a huge role in today’s society, an engineer spends countless amounts of hours studying to design construct and test many different things. There are many different types of engineers in this world, ranging from electrical engineers, to mechanical engineering and even to a nuclear engineer. An engineer uses the education they have gained to build the smallest of things like a microchip to the biggest like a skyscraper. Engineers…

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  • Importance Of Electronic Technology And Technology

    Like most of the boys, I was deeply affected by the science fiction movies. Those High- Tech movies always raise my spirits. However, after years study in university, I have knowledge of how Engineering will allow me to see principles are applied and design the system. So, to fulfil my dream, electronic technology and renewable technology are the critical part of my plan. Base on the fundamental of electricity I learned in South China Agricultural University and Cardiff University, I can…

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  • Path To Success Essay

    Career choices with a path to success For a high school student that is as active as I am, I need a job that fits the criteria. I recently took a personality test that told me my personality and what jobs would most likely suit me. I found four jobs that fit my personality pretty well. The four jobs are an entrepreneur, an engineer, and a marketing rep. All four jobs sound like something I could see myself doing in my future. The first job that I found that matched my personality was an…

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  • Multi-Objective LPO Case Study

    Title: Multi-Objective LPO by Fuzzy Gravitational Search Algorithm in WWER1000 Authors: M. Aghaiea,*, S.M. Mahmoudib a Engineering Department, Shahid Beheshti University, G.C, P.O. Box: 1983963113, Tehran, Iran bFaculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Graduate University of Advanced Technology, Kerman, Iran. Number of manuscript pages: Number of figures: Number of tables: * Corresponding author Email: M_Aghaie@sbu.ac.ir Fax: +98 21 29902546 Abstract The…

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