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Designer Hopeful
Post subject: Difference between degrees.
Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 04, 2004 10:41 am

Here in Canada we have a B.Eng, a B.Sc (Eng) and a B.A (Eng). Is there such thing as a B.Eng. designation in the U.S.? I have only seen B.Sc. and B.A. (Eng) on job sites. Will an employer look at a B.Sc. (Eng) roughly the same way as a B.Eng. grad?



Post subject: proud of my degree
Unread postPosted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 2:16 am

Dude, do not hassle with the PEO dogs in Canada. A while ago they distributed the power in 120V/25Hz/DC format, that's their expertise. In Canada you can be only overeducated or undereducated. With PhD they will retrain you to taxi driver. My personal experience, 95% of the Canadian projects are completely screwed up. Not by engineers, but by internal politics and young managers. They completely miss practical experince a let you do your work when everything is stuck. :lol: Pack your stuff and vote with feet.


Post subject:
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 15, 2004 7:03 pm

Hey exCanadian a man after my own heart. We should talk more.. you must be from Ottawa, or Toronto. :-D

You are right -- I could not agree with you more !

You don't even need a PEng to do anything !

That is for power and control guys.

Why would you need a PEng to work in the commercial market ?

You are not signing anything.


Post subject: Designer Hopeful Response
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 15, 2004 7:07 pm

You must be from a school that does not grant the BASc. From Ottawa ?

Canadian schools have the BASc, Bachelor of Applied Science and then some have the BEng.

The BASc, is like a BSc EE in the USA, Bachelor of Science. The BEng, I am not really sure what that means exactly, so I can't tell you.


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Unread postPosted: Wed Jul 28, 2004 5:57 pm

dude. I have Masters from Vienna.
The Canadian market is dull. Depends whom you know and brown-nose. Engineering practices are not on the fore-front as claimed. They design switched power supply. That's it. Practical knowledge of RF is missing, everything is purchased from US or China. I wasted my time teaching there.


Post subject: ex-canadian2
Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 30, 2004 1:34 am

canadians, like the british that created them, love butt kissing and titles and knowing so and so. everything is nortel related, who u knew there, who your manager was and so on.


Post subject:
Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 30, 2004 5:29 am

right. Nortel is financed from taxes and RIFs. And the british milk it. Not avoidable company, hen-house for teen engineers. Good hiding spot for talkers. The older work.


Post subject:
Unread postPosted: Sat Jul 31, 2004 2:03 am

the only good and hired engineers at nortel are the english from england or english from canada. others are slaves.

no wonder the americans left england !


Post subject:
Unread postPosted: Sun Aug 08, 2004 4:48 pm

However, it was said more than fifty years ago. "Gott strafe England".


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Unread postPosted: Thu Oct 21, 2004 3:22 am

they have also MBA, so called master form generator.
The output impedance is infinite, there is no output.

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