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Old 26th April 2005, 03:31 AM   #1
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Just out of curiosity what percentage of people using these forums are engineers ?
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How do you define engineer? Is a formal qualification required?
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Yeah, indeed. I'm not an engineer, but I feel I can keep up with most of them.

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I don't think that a formal Degree in Engineering is necessary for you to qualify as an Engineer.
While I do hold a Degree, I have met many wonderful Engineers that were self-taught. Likewise, I've met a number of people with Engineering Degrees ... They couldn't figure out which end of a lightbulb to put into the socket.
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I would assume that one does that for a living as a criteria for qualification.
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Iam a recent EE graduate however it will be another 3-4 years before i am a licensed engineer (P.Eng). I guess the definition of engineer depends more on the qualification then the paper. BTW the pointy end of the bulbs goes into the screw-thing-a-ma-bob if i remember correctly
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