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ENGR 141 PROG/PROB SOLV

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    Bowman, Dr.Park, BowmanDavidR, BrandonStevenC, KapadiaApoorvaDeep, Staff, William Martin, A. Neptune
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    Great Intro to the Subject

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    Many Small Assignments

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    Jul 20, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    This course presents a beginners guide to programming, and is good if you have never programmed before. It is also a pre-req. for any Engineering course at Clemson, so if you want Engineering at Clemson then try to get Prof. Neptune, because he is awesome and really helpful to students.

    Course highlights:

    I gained a good understanding of how to use the program MATLAB which is necessary for many Engineering jobs. It is also a good introduction to programming for those who might be a bit leery of trying it. It is a fun course, with many challenging puzzles and assignments that make you think for days. It gives a student autonomy to learn, because the only way to learn to program is to do it themselves, but it also has helpful group work and examples to do really complicated things.

    Hours per week:

    9-11 hours

    Advice for students:

    Program. Program. Program. Do programming while you eat. Puzzle over indexing while you eat. Talk to your fellow classmates on how to solve programming problems. Make friends and talk to them about it, or about other things they are usually really cool people. It is not enough to just do assignments, because one of the exams and the final are on paper. Let me tell you, programming on paper is hard. Know what the functions do and understand how to write in a way that a computer would be able to understand, it is really tetchy.

    • Spring 2017
    • A. Neptune
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    • Great Intro to the Subject Many Small Assignments Group Projects

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