Technical Problem Solving C

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Technical Problem Solving C

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Re: Technical Problem Solving C

Postby sercle » August 29th, 2013, 9:18 pm

Anybody know the topics? I heard a rumor that part of it was on thermodynamics.
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Re: Technical Problem Solving C

Postby Mathdino » August 29th, 2013, 9:26 pm

That, my friend, would redeem them for taking out Thermodynamics. I can only hope. No info until either a coordinator announces it or the rules manual is out of course.
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Re: Technical Problem Solving C

Postby sercle » August 29th, 2013, 9:35 pm

Yah...whatever it is, hopefully it's better than harmonics and enzymes >.<
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Re: Technical Problem Solving C

Postby a_srinivas » September 6th, 2013, 7:50 pm

No thermo plz. That was terrible and hated it in physics. The enyzme question was pretty stupid but I liked harmonics oddly enough.

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Re: Technical Problem Solving C

Postby chalker » September 7th, 2013, 5:53 am

The topics are electrochemistry and thermodynamics.

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Re: Technical Problem Solving C

Postby iwonder » September 7th, 2013, 6:45 pm

I'm curious to see what kinds of questions ES's can come up with for newton's law of cooling that don't require an understanding of calculus. Regardless, I don't normally do this event but it sounds interesting this year so I just might try it.
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Re: Technical Problem Solving C

Postby sercle » September 7th, 2013, 9:46 pm

The topics are electrochemistry and thermodynamics.
Ahah! I guessed one of them correctly. These topics are so much better than last year's imo :D
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Re: Technical Problem Solving C

Postby Mathdino » September 25th, 2013, 7:58 pm

Where do you guys think TPS and last year's Thermo will intersect and diverge? For example Thermo never went into Newton's Law of Cooling, while TPS is extremely unlikely to pull some history of thermodynamics questions. Just trying to figure out how to alter our team's Thermo notes from last year.
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Re: Technical Problem Solving C

Postby iwonder » September 25th, 2013, 8:07 pm

I'm not sure, but we've got last year's thermo kid doing the physics side of it and me (circuit lab/I like chemistry) doing the chem side... so we're pretty sure they'll intersect. Most likely in everything but newtons laws of cooling. It seems they had heat transfer, specific heat, and a little bit of latent heat on their thermo notes.
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