420chan now has a web-based IRC client available, right here
Leave these fields empty (spam trap):
Name
You can leave this blank to post anonymously, or you can create a Tripcode by using the float Name#Password
A subject is required when posting a new thread
Subject
Comment
[*]Italic Text[/*]
[**]Bold Text[/**]
[~]Taimapedia Article[/~]
[%]Spoiler Text[/%]
>Highlight/Quote Text
[pre]Preformatted & Monospace text[/pre]
1. Numbered lists become ordered lists
* Bulleted lists become unordered lists
File

Sandwich


Community Updates

420chan now supports HTTPS! If you find any issues, you may report them in this thread
Variable Voltage for straight AC Wire by Rebecca Hovingworth - Wed, 11 Nov 2015 21:30:20 EST ID:0sTD210V No.6835 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1447295420716.jpg -(265432B / 259.21KB, 1000x809) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 265432
I just have a cord coming from the wall that leads to an electric nail heating element. I would like to vary the temperature by controlling how much voltage reaches the nail.
Would hooking up a dimmer switch meant for lights work?
What do I need to consider when doing this?
>>
Hamilton Fuckingson - Thu, 12 Nov 2015 20:53:20 EST ID:1aJV5n1q No.6836 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What current is the switch rated for? It's probably ok, but it would be good to make sure the nail won't overload it.
>>
Jack Murdwater - Sun, 10 Jan 2016 14:51:22 EST ID:T1BMGeQ0 No.6858 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yup that sounds good, you might not get the control you want but it's worth a try.

Just make sure that the amperage you are using doesn't exceed the ratings of the switch or the wire. Check for shorts before you use it.
>>
David Fuckingstone - Wed, 13 Jan 2016 23:28:29 EST ID:1aJV5n1q No.6861 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6858
That dude is long gone.

I hope he didn't electrocute himself.


"I WANT TO STOP THE EARTH FROM SPINNING" reply by Shit Greenridge - Thu, 03 Dec 2015 14:42:48 EST ID:YAHCJnOy No.6841 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1449171768529.jpg -(555034B / 542.03KB, 2592x1944) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 555034
yup...
if you want to collapse the core your gonna need some VERY STRONG magnets, drills, charges (controlled as fuck as the crust isnt purely solid it has fractures & holes & allsorts which kill miners e.c.t).

First, well need to friends up or kill & impersonate someone "high up", with funds we can become a private interest in the many 'space programmes'. With the severe lack of funding NASA are recieving, they are playing ball to a lot more private interests & with their brains & techonology the charges could easily be places in the least dangerous palces meaning you dont die & can continue your mission).

To bore holes we will have to become frackers, we may need to relocate. The best places would either be the oil fields in asia as that has less crust & population to traverse or the American lands which are heavily fractured & drilled. If we impersonate or friends up the right people we will have access to underground networks, which go deeper than people think & are surprisingly stable. But once we have the licences for that, we will need similar minds to employ who hate things enough not to grass us up for depleting the polarity of the earth & reduction on key natural phases & fields.

With the resources we now currently own, not only do we not have to bury down ourselves, we can send people who hate things more than us & dgaf more than us. Reward their families amply if they get fucked up. That & we have a secure network of illegal activities intent on felling the clouds & allowing our precious shields to wander off into the vacuums of space.

Now you finally have the means to affect the polarity of the earth, you will need to connect the global power network, which there isnt yet. You would have to make one, but with our resources so far this will only take half a life time or so. Dw if you die or me there are plenty of other cunts we can trust. Now with the power, we can safely construct magnets at the entrance to the large bore holes & lower them near the crust before activating. Cables would need to be adamantium alloy as that stands up to even super heroes according to tv & comics so its pretty tough shit.

Now all which remains is for our calculation wizzes to be correct, the hardware not to fault (well have to employ asians & pay them well as were lazy & require cyanide). You now have, as I currently see it, 3 choices... which will be more effective I have not enough time to consider, like ever in my life.... You I recommend you take a shot & flip a coin, yelling fuck yeah.

A: Start both magnets at the same time in the hope this freezes the movement of molten materials & any magnetic materials will hopefully travel to the magnets, disrupting the orbital flow of the plasma & other materials. This could do nothing & just fuck every electronic ever up & stick us all to the ground via our belt buckles/tear things out of people bodies who have pins or heart tickers e.c.t
Comment too long. Click here to view the full text.
>>
Faggy Duckfield - Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:35:25 EST ID:NuvBi2gN No.6856 Ignore Report Quick Reply
1450719325365.jpg -(81478B / 79.57KB, 716x667) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
>>6841
You know, there might already be large magenets or electromagents down there to control and manipulate the earth defense shield...


4 12v pc fans by Cornelius Pongerridge - Thu, 03 Dec 2015 20:09:33 EST ID:SAHATn7N No.6842 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1449191373671.jpg -(44804B / 43.75KB, 800x797) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 44804
i want 'em all running at once. i have the option of using 9v batteries or this 2 prong main plug with a switch on it. I have plenty of wire. I've already got all 4 running off the batteries (3 12v fans and 4 9v batteries). If i can figure out how to safely have the fans running from the wall outlet i'll do that.
Suggestions as to how to go about this? The fans are DC, aren't wall outlets AC? Can you tell i shouldn't be doing this?
>>
Cornelius Hemblekit - Sat, 05 Dec 2015 04:03:36 EST ID:guO1db+B No.6844 Ignore Report Quick Reply
the fans will burn out almost instantly if you plug them into your mains. you're going to need an adapter. find out how many amps each fan will draw (either listed on the fan or by looking up the model number), add multiply by 4 for the 4 fans. that's how many amps your 12v adapter will have to supply.

12v 1a phone chargers are about $3 on ebay. you might evenbe able find one lying around somewhere.
>>
Ernest Blackman - Sat, 05 Dec 2015 16:07:19 EST ID:SAHATn7N No.6845 Ignore Report Quick Reply
1449349639602.jpg -(3232608B / 3.08MB, 5376x3024) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
>>6844
thanks, i got dozens of phone chargers. Imma go look up the amps and maybe work something better out than my current setup
>>
Rebecca Fuckinghood - Mon, 14 Dec 2015 04:04:44 EST ID:EGgJzstS No.6852 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Holy FUCK boys just COIL UP a transformer from mains to your fan load. If you can't calculate your fan load or the transformer ratio then you shouldn't be doing this shit.

Stay safe, better yourself, control reality.


dark/light detector by Walter Picklock - Wed, 09 Dec 2015 18:51:47 EST ID:uKbk8ICf No.6848 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1449705107796.jpg -(317767B / 310.32KB, 2048x1536) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 317767
turns on an led if the room is sufficiently dark. It's a voltage divider with a photo resistor, npn fet and, a pull up resistor. I think I'm going connect it with a micro using an AD converter.
>>
Eliza Nonningstock - Sun, 13 Dec 2015 16:20:10 EST ID:ZQWrcA1H No.6851 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6848

Now all u need to do is attach it to a bomb when SWAT invades with flashlights and won't touch the lightswitches because they're far too clever for that.


Introduction to tesla by Eliza Gonningmatch - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:44:09 EST ID:HhcAPWRe No.6538 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1414097049225.jpg -(1311992B / 1.25MB, 1920x1440) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 1311992
Hello

first time poster on this board and I want to find out a few things, namely:
1 Does anything interesting happen here, like good discussions about technology
2 how slow is this
3 I'm interested in energy technology suppressed by the money makers. Does anyone understand well the tesla's ionosphere energy thing, does anyone know any other good alt energy techs. I know a guy on youtube who supposedly made a thing that recycles exhaust of engines and makes them run on a lot more fuels a lot more efficiently and pollutes less, he tried to patent it and spread the tech but got strangled from above. I dunno how legit this is, but seems legit. As for electricity This is totally public so not really what corps are suppressing but AFAIK LFTR (thorium) reactors are the best way to make electricity that the public knows ATM. Fusion will come onto the scene, but it could be 10 years or it could be 100 till it's really worth the buck and yes I know bout the Lockheed.

So what is out there tesla nerds. Or is it totally unknown and only outerspace civs know about it.?
9 posts and 4 images omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
Faggy Mobbermadge - Sun, 26 Oct 2014 17:23:09 EST ID:HhcAPWRe No.6550 Ignore Report Quick Reply
1414358589571.jpg -(392118B / 382.93KB, 1200x935) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
>>6549
You have a nice mom then I pressume

THIS THREAD IS 3 DAYS OLD

anyway, yeah it seems all those things I've mentioned are not very legit it seems except lftr and nitinol. I stil have to look into tesla ionosphere thing though if I find motivation and time. Also there is this searl effect generator that seems like a scam but I cannot find proof for it. I aso found this so that's lots of reading. http://peswiki.com/index.php/Main_Page

I mean I just want to save my time, cus I've just gotten into this and I want to get my bearings yet everyone here seems just as lost as me or my mom. Or maybe there aren't shit on the internet besides scams which is hard to believe consideering it's fucking wast. At least deep web maybe. I'm pretty sure there are techs out there that are better than lftr and that more than a handful of people know about therefore there must be at least something on the internet.
>>
Cornelius Herryfoot - Sat, 01 Nov 2014 22:16:27 EST ID:Dey/bbM1 No.6557 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6550
>THIS THREAD IS 3 DAYS OLD
Dude this isn't 4skin, you're posting on one of the slowest boards of a slow chan, we have 7 month old threads on the first page.
Nb, thread hidden because op is a massive faggot.
>>
Phyllis Honkinstidge - Fri, 04 Dec 2015 11:59:20 EST ID:29hfCDMz No.6843 Ignore Report Quick Reply
1449248360004.jpg -(48839B / 47.69KB, 400x300) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
>>6538

I lika dis bord
>>
Ernest Blackman - Sat, 05 Dec 2015 16:13:06 EST ID:SAHATn7N No.6846 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6538
nope this board is terrible and you should definitely leave and never look back, entitled whiny scum.
>>
Ernest Blackman - Sat, 05 Dec 2015 16:19:27 EST ID:SAHATn7N No.6847 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6550
yup you should definitely leave and go somewhere else with your mom or some shit. this board aint for you.


Resume boosting by Cyril Fanstock - Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:48:35 EST ID:wfbPtqkp No.5875 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1378241315058.jpg -(419860B / 410.02KB, 750x1500) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 419860
I'm going into my second year of engineering and starting to take electrical engineering courses. I have my first co-op coming up in january, and was wondering what would be some awesome ways to add a boost to my resume.

I was thinking taking a supplementary course (workshop) in CAD or C++ programing, or maybe starting a personal electronic project. What else could i do to help me land a job in january?
11 posts and 4 images omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
Phoebe Pittlock - Wed, 09 Oct 2013 19:38:00 EST ID:D8N1xh14 No.5954 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You're trans? Gross, I wouldn't hire you.
>>
OP - Fri, 11 Oct 2013 23:07:36 EST ID:wfbPtqkp No.5957 Ignore Report Quick Reply
1381547256366.png -(283209B / 276.57KB, 544x384) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
OP here, god /Tesla threads don't die do they?

Update:
- Quit my part-time job to focus on grades and devoting myself to EE

- Joined Microprocessor club and starting to work on it as soon as it gets here (super stoked)

- I've had one interview for a milling machine company (really interesting cutting systems to maximise profits)
- One job lined up at a shipyard (waiting for budget conformation)
- Upcoming interview for Lockheed Martin branch here (Victoria, BC)

- Still plan on sending out as many applications and resumes as i can, while i wait for confirmation

I think i'm on my way so far

Thanks for all your help guys, you all had some great advice.
>>
Edwin Cunderdot - Sat, 12 Oct 2013 03:22:34 EST ID:hmojWM8b No.5959 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5957
i had a thread on the front page of the animals board for like six months, theres on on how to thats about to start auto saging
>>
William Shittingshit - Tue, 27 Oct 2015 11:15:44 EST ID:DzUrEZMd No.6827 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5957


threads die all the time
>>
William Shittingshit - Tue, 27 Oct 2015 11:16:11 EST ID:DzUrEZMd No.6828 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5957


> you just have to look at its skeleton


Carbon dioxide gas delivery by Polly Grandridge - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:27:39 EST ID:ZMpXliD1 No.6804 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1444314459281.jpg -(28102B / 27.44KB, 600x600) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 28102
these look familiar, do you know what I could use to dispense from these? Air freshener maybe? This is from a co2 bottle opener. I don't need the opener, but I like red wine and it turns too fast so I want to purge the bottle with co2 before I cork it so it keeps longer. Thoughts?
>>
Nathaniel Genninghood - Fri, 09 Oct 2015 02:47:44 EST ID:7JSxEYqU No.6808 Ignore Report Quick Reply
If you have access to a workshop you could make steel or aluminum cap or cork that has a car/biike tire valve in it.
But then I suspect something like that should already exist.
>>
Cedric Gocklehock - Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:55:46 EST ID:PF8uv7fu No.6809 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6808
I could do that but what source of co2 will I use that uses a schrader valve? I think the ends of these are similar to a butane dispenser so maybe I could modify one of those fittings... also I think these just need to get pressure on the end so I could make a channel in a stopper of some kind... or maybe I need to bend them sideways.
>>
Wesley Feblingfure - Sat, 10 Oct 2015 15:38:42 EST ID:7JSxEYqU No.6810 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6809
making an adapter would come to mind.
I also see some issue with that plan. You'd want to have a mechanism to flush out existing air first before closing the valve so a simple one way valve would not work.

Otherwise, if you simply want to get the gas out of the canister, any spray can cap should fit, they are standard one fits it all afik.
Then as co2 is heavier than air I think it should be sufficient to simply spray the gas into the open bottle and then just leave the bottle like that or close it with a regular cork.
>>
Betsy Crinkinwodging - Tue, 13 Oct 2015 22:37:21 EST ID:l8O25pLd No.6811 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6810
I think you're right about the nozzle. I will try this at some point. Or I will drink my wine faster.


Graphene/Carbon nano tubes & processing by Unknown - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:05:43 EST ID:8yq8ANx8 No.6805 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1444323943787.png -(171684B / 167.66KB, 765x554) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 171684
What do you all, engineers, think of this? I think it will change the way we process / evolve in humanity. I think it will enable us to do things we can't now, like master quantum computing, and allow shows like Gundam to become reality.

What about you?
>>
Unknown - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:13:45 EST ID:8yq8ANx8 No.6806 Ignore Report Quick Reply
1444324425709.png -(345726B / 337.62KB, 469x459) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
Sorry, forgot the link.
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2492419,00.asp
>>
Nathaniel Genninghood - Fri, 09 Oct 2015 02:33:51 EST ID:7JSxEYqU No.6807 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Until they come up with a mass production process it might as well not happen.

Almost all nanotech research is done with one by one mechanical placement of nanoscopic components. Lithographic processes create structures across a whole area at once which is a two dimensional process. The "pick and place" technique done by researchers to create single transistors is essentially zero dimensional (a single point at once).

Also Moore's Law is commonly misrepresented. Moore's Law says nothing about transistor speed, feature size or power consumption. Those just used to be a consequence of the same progress.
Moore's Law regards the price of a single transistor. That used to get cheaper because transistors got smaller and chip area is a major cost factor.
That however is not the only one, if transistors can't get much smaller the price of a transistor can also get cheaper if the chip area costs less.
So far semiconductor plants haven't focused on that aspect because it' was more efficient to focus on reducing the feature size, but nothing prevents them to focus on other aspects.

The only thing that could really revolutionize computing to that extent nanotech is made out to be is Drexler style molecular machines. That is however heavily disputed and is often viewed as crank science. See the Drexler Smalley Debate regarding the sticky finger problem and fat finger problem.

The one avenue that might lead to progress in a reasonable time-frame is DNA computing. Basically to use natural nanotech to our advantage or to bootstrap a nanotech production using ribosomes, DNA, RNA.


Homemade Air Tank/Bottle thing?? by Oliver Sockleluck - Sat, 15 Aug 2015 09:36:31 EST ID:cymD6AGd No.6773 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1439645791193.jpg -(12619B / 12.32KB, 206x181) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 12619
What's the best way, or maybe, what are some different ways I can make my own air tanks that I can fill up with my bicycle pump? I'm thinking starting from the strength of a plastic soda bottle and working up from there. I'm all about building and powering my own stuff on my own. Apart from buying things I can't build (like a soda bottle and a bike pump) I don't like the idea of buying cartridges of CO2, or using electricity to power things. The more hand-powered/charged things I have, the more control I feel like I have.
You feel me?
7 posts omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
Lydia Peggleson - Fri, 11 Sep 2015 14:35:27 EST ID:7JSxEYqU No.6790 Ignore Report Quick Reply
In School I had to weld together steel sheets and a threaded pipe to make a pressurized tank. It should had to withstand at least 10 bar (145psi). The thing is myself and half of the class failed.
The one the prof made withstood 30 bar ( 435psi ) with ease.

You welded two long sheets together 4 times, at a 90 deg angle. Then stood them upright and welded vertically. Weld on the bottom ant top with the with the pipe. Mine leaked at the top where the pipe was attached which was impossible to fix.
>>
Sidney Pockwill - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:52:54 EST ID:cymD6AGd No.6800 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6773
Alright, new question:

Can I breathe the air that's gone through my air compressor? I imagine it would be fine, but it might taste/smell funny, but I thought I'd try to make sure anyway.
And are there any adapters for presta valve air compressors to threaded paintball air tanks?
Thanks, yo.
>>
Sidney Pockwill - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:19:05 EST ID:cymD6AGd No.6801 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6800
Update: I figured out how to fit my compressor to the air tank on the side port. BUT my compressor has a max psi of 135, and my tanks are like 3500 psi, so scrap that.
>>
Phoebe Crozzleway - Mon, 05 Oct 2015 23:02:41 EST ID:kQrzfmrY No.6802 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6801
air sucks for powering stuff dude.
>>
Thomas Hiffingsitch - Tue, 06 Oct 2015 11:15:10 EST ID:cymD6AGd No.6803 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6802
Yeah, my initial goal was to make a scuba tank that could provide me even just a few extra breaths underwater.


chemical engineers by Priscilla Sanningsodge - Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:42:49 EST ID:UbFO8BGG No.6733 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1436830969181.gif -(500434B / 488.71KB, 350x200) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 500434
chemical engineers, why do you suck?

To be specific, why do old chemical engineers suck? Why are you such dicks?

I'm an eletrical engineer that has been hired as a process engineer. Every fucking dickhead up here was a chemical engineer. I get so fucking tired of the whole lot of you. I have so much shit to do and your 50 year old chemical engineer ass walks in my office and asks about a number from 3 months ago. When I'm not able to spit out just what you want, you look down your fucking bird nose at me like a dog that shit in the middle of the room.

Dipshit I have better things to do. I have a lot of things to do. Every time there is a fucking study for anything, who gets the data? Me. Who gets the drawings? Me. Every time you want to cut back or change a process? Me. Anytime a PI page needs made or changed, me.

Maybe if you're so fucking smart you'd already know where this flow is leaving the second effect of our evaporator chain was and not need to ask me and then look disappointed when I say I have to look it up.

And you're the only group that has to be difficult. Anyone else is more than happy to wait. Everyone else is pleased as punch that I can make all kinds of PI pages, programs, excel calculators, lab experiments, etc, to make their lives better. Not you, fuckwad. You need the world now.
>>
Phoebe Briddlemud - Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:53:50 EST ID:06ISvFUq No.6736 Ignore Report Quick Reply
1436885630108.jpg -(27409B / 26.77KB, 290x350) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
cool story bro
no bump for you
>>
Jack Smallfield - Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:09:03 EST ID:QiUAcKGJ No.6755 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Wow, bro
Get that sand out of your vagina
>>
John Gillyham - Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:05:32 EST ID:Dyd9IPlY No.6756 Ignore Report Quick Reply
1437858332061.jpg -(26790B / 26.16KB, 375x229) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size.
>>6733
nb
>>
Sidney Fablingwater - Thu, 13 Aug 2015 01:39:33 EST ID:m9eqGuJq No.6767 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6733

So... You're essentially the engineering equivalent of a secretary and your organisation and memory is lacking... then you get flustered when people are irritated that it takes you a while to do your job, when the people asking you these questions know that they could easily do these things if they were spending the same amount of time doing it.

Maybe if you didn't rely so much on your sheets and more on your memory, you would be faster at remembering things, and they would be less annoyed.
>>
Rebecca Fizzletedging - Fri, 25 Sep 2015 20:24:15 EST ID:PB+MbgFg No.6797 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6767
fight fight fight fight fight fight fight fight fight fight fight fight fight


Engineering areas by Nathaniel Darrypare - Thu, 26 Jul 2012 18:17:20 EST ID:oL+jHcYK No.4584 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1343341040904.jpg -(71679B / 70.00KB, 590x390) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 71679
Sup /telsa/, would like some input from you

I'm finishing my bachelor in Aerospace soon and I doubting whether I should stick to Ae. for my Master or head over to Mechanical Eng. The only thing that peaks my interest now is Space Eng. as all other fun masters are full (leaving aerodynamic, structural analysis and something about logistics). Space Eng. is however very abstract for me and I don't think I'll enjoy it.

On the other hand I have Biomechanical/BioRobotics or whatever you want to call it, which seems quite interesting, but I don't know for sure, since I didn't do the bachelor (very similar though).

Would there be any reasons to stay at Aerospace (in terms of the master)?
1 posts and 1 images omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
Albert Niggerham - Fri, 27 Jul 2012 07:25:59 EST ID:oL+jHcYK No.4590 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>4587

I did conveniently do an Electronics minor during my bachelor.
I do find the logic thinking behind it fun (behavior in terms of state machines etc.) but not the IRL behaviour (amps/voltage/phases/poles/gain etc), so that's ok.

I just am a bit unsure if I'm leaving anything interesting/fun behind at Aerospace..
>>
Reuben Fosslehatch - Wed, 25 Dec 2013 03:51:57 EST ID:1tmwqE+p No.6047 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>4584
i dont know about your interests or whatever, but im about to graduate with a b.s. in biomedical engineering.
biomechanics for me was a lot of stuff about cardiac mechanics, blood vessel stuff, soft tissue behavior, and material science for trying to fung shei composites/polymers to jive with living tissue.
>>
Sidney Fablingwater - Thu, 13 Aug 2015 01:16:04 EST ID:m9eqGuJq No.6764 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>4584

Take a break for a physical science that looks relatively unrelated, and see just how you can apply your current path to it. This is how I make breakthroughs.
>>
Eliza Chaddlemare - Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:13:21 EST ID:jvhopbea No.6785 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>4584
"piques" your interest

Google it
>>
Thomas Gangerham - Tue, 22 Sep 2015 23:10:50 EST ID:Cn3IrWQU No.6796 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>4584
>full

How is a degree full? Do you have to stay at your current school? Pick the degree, and then decide the school. There is way too much riding on that decision to let an arbitrary quota at one school be the main factor. (If you are returning to your bachelor's school, use connections in your departments to get into your desired program. It may take some work, but there's no reason to take 'no' for an answer there).

At the Master's level (and much more so the PhD level, but still important here), the exact subject matter you learn will vary greatly depending on the school you attend, and more so, the professor you work under. You might specialize in a highly theoretical field, but work under a professor who does a lot of experimental work (or the opposite).


Fast CAD by Nell Davingfoot - Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:14:28 EST ID:z8IvEmGZ No.6759 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
File: 1438233268148.jpg -(39892B / 38.96KB, 250x303) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. 39892
I don't get it. Drafters are paid on billing hours, so how would anyone benefit from being proficient with shortcuts and other marks of efficiency
3 posts omitted. Click Reply to view.
>>
Sidney Fablingwater - Thu, 13 Aug 2015 01:29:47 EST ID:m9eqGuJq No.6765 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6759

You demand higher pay for your work, if working as a wage slave. The faster people would in theory get the more competitive jobs, stealing business from the competition on time sensitive jobs. World ain't managed right though, so comes down to luck, charisma, being liked, and managing to get the jobs done just ahead of deadline, regardless of talent.

Now, if you're freelance, you work by the job. You tell them how much the project costs, they send you the down payment, and as soon as you finish you show them the proof of completion, which is NOT the actual files, just a printout that shows it is done. Once the check clears for the rest, you hand off the files. When doing it this way, being fast makes you money faster and gets you steady customers.

Just a word of advice, when going freelance, try not to bite off more than you can chew. It's hard to turn down work when you need the money, but anyone who pressures you into a job is a piece of shit that you should not work for anyhow. Remember that, it will save you a lot of trouble.

-Speaking from personal experience. Not homeless and have been freelance for three years.
>>
Eugene Brookstock - Sat, 29 Aug 2015 14:02:51 EST ID:z8IvEmGZ No.6786 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6765

Thanks, this a *very* helpful post and I'll be sure and screencap it
>>
David Blecklefark - Thu, 17 Sep 2015 12:23:09 EST ID:YAHImaeO No.6793 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6765
There is, something, I have noticed, about your post, and it should be, I think, pretty obvious.
>>
CrazyFolksTribe !owU3wSU682 - Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:39:10 EST ID:Pmsr5WpI No.6794 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6793
It's not, that obvious,
>>
Eliza Dillywone - Sat, 19 Sep 2015 15:38:28 EST ID:z8IvEmGZ No.6795 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Are there other jobs for cad, that dont involve construction? Kind of sick of getting bad Archi drawings and having to fix it every time they update it


<<Last Pages Next>>
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Report Post
Reason
Note
Please be descriptive with report notes,
this helps staff resolve issues quicker.