do chemical engineers actually use what there taught in school afterwards?
I am a sophomore in college as a chemical engineering student and i like my major and all but i wonder if all the things that i am learning... will i actually use it in the future as a chemical engineer? if so what courses do chemical engineers use most?
Asked By: Moe - 10/12/2012
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Yours is the leading question of all students. You will only use a fraction of the information that you study in school, however, which information you learn is important, depends on what specific field you pursue in your career. You probably won't know this until you are out of school and after your first several... More
Answered By: Rouse - 10/12/2012
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these days most engineers don't use a fraction of anything they learn in school. all that calculus and diffy-q you struggled all those late-night hours to learn in college will be useless to you after you graduate. the most math you'll likely use on the job will be third grade arithmatic, if that. you'll never see any... More
Answered By: Flouride - 10/12/2012
I worked for many years in a group that included 5 chemical engineers. They certainly spent most of their time using their chemical engineering training to design processes, equipment and other activities associated with both new and existing plants.
Answered By: oil field trash - 10/12/2012
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