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DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed

Sweet.

Martin is wayyyyyyyyy easier than Dr C

Dr C failed about half the class last time he taught it.


DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed
Damn who pissed in your Cheerios this morning?


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NASA_ISS_Tiger
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed
Dude: Seriously..you need to find another Prof.

That sucks. I got out of Thermodynamics with an A. And I'm a EE.

Granted it was at McNeese and not LSU...but seriously..that prof is fricking ridiculous. He sounds like my electric machinery class prof, who took pride in bleeding out red pens for every year.


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OneMoreTime
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Dr C failed about half the class last time he taught it.

Damn.

I just hope Martin doesn't frick me on that project. I don't think the final will be that bad.


RickySauwce
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed
Shit, give me a rundown on what to study if you remember I don't have it till Friday so I got some time.


DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed
He graded the project easy when I had him. It helped my grade alot.


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DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed
Everything

Work homework problems non stop all week and take a break on Thursday evening.

I wouldn't do anything other than homework problems.


Golfer
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since petroleum put a GPA requirement on entering their college


Isn't it like a 2.8?


RickySauwce
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed
Alright lol that's what I'm gonna do


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the4thgen
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed
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Diesel Driving Academy... I'd look into it


How many people started singing the diesel driving academy jingle as soon as they saw this?


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TheDrunkenTigah
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed
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since petroleum put a GPA requirement on entering their college



Isn't it like a 2.8?


Yes, and then they sign up for ChE because they think it'll be easier because they read somewhere ChEs make a little bit less after graduation.

I didn't say I blamed my profs for being pissy about it.


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darryljames30
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So here our my percentages on the 3 tests along with the average. people who have took the course give me an idea what I need on the final to pass and what grade can I make, dr C is my teacher.
Test 1 66% average was 55%
Test 2 48% average was 40%
Test 3 15% average was 20%


This is ridiculous. I know or knew students from LSU, ULL and UNO and they were all passing this class with 50s and stuff. If I would make a 50 average in any of my EE classes I was getting an F. I wish I could just take this class for fun and see what the hype is about.


Ross
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed
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Test 3 15% average was 20%


This is fricking ridiculous.


Ridiculous, yes. But not all that rare in a class like Thermodynamics. It's pretty much the last big weed out class.


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Ross
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed
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I wish I could just take this class for fun and see what the hype is about.


You'd understand the material and the test questions would either be A) Too long to reasonably complete in the time limit unless you are God of Thermodynamics or B) Incredibly tricky or difficult to figure out.

The class itself teaches Three Laws of Thermodynamics, so nothing in the class is truly hard to grasp once you can get the concept of entropy into your head. The tests though, are horrible experiences.


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CE Tiger
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed
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dr C is my teacher.
Test 1 66% average was 55%
Test 2 48% average was 40%
Test 3 15% average was 20%
Advice is needed lol


you should finish with a C. did you do the bonus assignment??


RickySauwce
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed
He didn't give one


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castorinho
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Diesel Driving Academy... I'd look into it




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AgentUtah
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed
That's the problem, you work the hmwk he assigns and the test arenothing like the assigned problems. Also he throws you curve balls and puts questions pertaining to old material on the test. An example of this was the last test which was on Brayton cycles and ic engines, dude throws a sinker at us and ask a question pertaining to the Clausius inequality and a carrnot cycle question . The weight of the material pertaining to the recently covered material was only 30 percent of the fricking test.

Derek I am in your class and in a similar situation. I got a 75%, a 60%, and haven't gotten the 3rd test back. Barring a complete disaster on test 3 I figure I am in the range of a B which would be similar to you.


CE Tiger
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re: Thermo final grade....Advice is needed
i dont think i got above a 30% in that class. did the homework, had some bonus assignment about a pool heater and i guess passed the final.. wound up with a C


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brewhan davey
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Test 3 15% average was 20%


A testament to the fine instructors of higher learning in the College of Engineering


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