Hardest Class vs. Favorite Class

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For the first time in my life as an engineering student at USC, I don’t have class on Fridays. It’s an exhilarating feeling, that powerful surge of freedom that still surprises me every Thursday, at exactly 5:00 PM, as I step out of my Mechoptronics laboratory and realize it’s officially the Weekend. Capital W intended. As much as I love to brag …

Hardest Class vs. Favorite Class

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Having already completed what is probably one of the hardest classes at USC – Mechoptronics – during my junior year (last year), I’m not too worried about the difficulty of my classes this semester. I am now taking AME451 (Linear Control Systems), AME 441aL (Senior Projects Laboratory), AME 408 (Computer-Aided Design of Mechanical Systems), AME 404 (Mechanical Engineering Problems), and …

Spring Break has Finally Arrived!

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After a crazy busy week, Spring Break has finally arrived! This week I had my final project for my AME 308 class where we had to “build a bicycle” all on Solidworks which is a 3-D modeling software program.  Unlike past assignments in the class where all specifications and measurements were strictly defined for us, the design of our bike …