please advise - engineering to phyics

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zeal
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please advise - engineering to phyics

Postby zeal » Wed Sep 01, 2010 8:24 am

hi everyone

i am a student doing b.tech in mechanical engineering. i am deeply interested in physics and would like to move into GRADUATE physics in a good university abroad. currently i am preparing for the gre general test. please answer a few questions which have been troubling me for quite some time.

1 . is this kind of a shift advisable? i mean , is it easy to survive ?( because i haven't done undergrad in physics. )

2 . what are the usual problems faced by people moving into graduate physics from non physics undergrad backgrounds ?

3 . what happens if i am unable to cope up with the physics course ?

pqortic
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Re: please advise - engineering to phyics

Postby pqortic » Wed Sep 01, 2010 2:51 pm

read these topics:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2909
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2561&p=23909&hilit=mcdonalds#p23909

if you couldn't find the answer ask in the first one.

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Re: please advise - engineering to phyics

Postby grae313 » Thu Sep 02, 2010 2:17 pm

zeal, do not double post. I deleted your other post.




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