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Andrew C.

Englewood, CO

$30/hr

Math and physics tutoring from an Engineer

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Hello,

I'm Andrew and I am a recent graduate of the Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville with a master's degree in aerospace engineering. As such, math and physics have been an integral part of my life for the last few years. I have been working with math from algebra to differential equations, and mostly mechanics branches of physics, though I have some experience with electricity and magnetism as well.

In addition to using these tools on a regular basis, I have tutored business calculus (Cal I), and high-school geometry. Though not in an official tutoring role, I have also striven to help my classmates whenever the need arises, and I was able to do so with success on countless occasions. I very much enjoy the one-on-one learning atmosphere which tutoring provides, and have found the experiences very rewarding. In addition, having just graduated, I can empathize with the stress that can come from being overwhelmed with school subjects, and I am here to help with that!

I look forward to working with you!

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus,
Differential Equations,
Geometry,
Linear Algebra,
Logic,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Mechanical Engineering,
Physics
Computer:
MATLAB
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus,
Geometry,
Physics,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, SAT Math

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Calculus

I first took calculus my sophomore year in high school, and finished calc III my senior year. I absolutely love it and find it fascinating, and I hope I can share my wonder with you. In addition to a strong background in calculus, I have also had the opportunity to tutor calc I in college.

Differential Equations

Equations of one or several variables which are functions of both the variables and their derivatives of various orders. Includes homogenous and non-homogenous, linear and occasional non-linear equations, as well as systems of equations.

I first took differential equations in high-school (2007), and have been dealing with them since. Differential equations arise often in engineering applications, so I have familiarity with them in concrete situations as well as purely mathematical. Most recently, my master's thesis was centered on solving systems of non-homogenous differential equations. While most of my DE experience has been ordinary DEs, I also have some experience with partial DEs.

Geometry

While still analytical, this is a completely different experience from algebra. I have taken two geometry classes: the classic high-school variety, and a course in college which split the focus between non-euclidean geometry and constructions. I very much enjoy this break from algebra, and constructions in particular are quite fun!

Linear Algebra

I fist encountered linear algebra with my first differential equations course (2007). Not much linear algebra was taught, but the basics were covered. I then took a linear algebra course in college (2008), and many of my classes in college involved aspects of linear algebra, including solving simultaneous equations and matrix math. Linear algebra was also an integral part of my master's thesis, which involved simultaneous differential equations. It is possible to take these equations and employ the methods of linear algebra to help solve them.

Logic

My first introduction to logic in a math sense was in my first abstract algebra class in college (2008). We covered all the above subjects in relation to logic. I took another abstract algebra course in grad school (2012) and covered all the same topics in more depth. In addition, I have been programming (mostly in Matlab), which involves using some of these logic subjects (mostly Boolean and some prepositional).

MATLAB

A programming environment which is built mainly for math and science applications, specifically matrix manipulations.

I have been using Matlab for over 4 years. I was first introduced to Matlab in an engineering numerical methods class in college (2008). I took a couple other classes in my undergraduate work which used Matlab. My main experience in Matlab came from my graduate work. Most of my graduate classes relied heavily on Matlab, so I was working with it several hours a week for classwork. Also, my thesis work relied extensively on Matlab, so I used it several hours a week for 8 months working on that.

While there are innumerable applications for Matlab, my experience is with math applications and simulating physical events.

Mechanical Engineering

Statics, dynamics, thermodynamics, aerodynamics, structural mechanics, heat and mass transfer, elementary circuits, propulsion, numerical methods.

I have been through all these courses, many of them on multiple levels. I have a B.S. (2011) and M.S. (2012) in mechanical/aerospace engineering.

Physics

I first took physics as a junior in high school and haven't really stopped since. After taking AP physics my senior year in high school I chose mechanical engineering as my college path, so the physics just kept on coming. As a mechanical engineer, most of my experience in physics is with mechanics; however, I also have some experience with electricity and magnetism.

Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville
Same
Master's

Education

Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville

Same (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Andrew will travel within 15 miles of Englewood, CO 80112.


About Andrew

Hello,

I'm Andrew and I am a recent graduate of the Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville with a master's degree in aerospace engineering. As such, math and physics have been an integral part of my life for the last few years. I have been working with math from algebra to differential equations, and mostly mechanics branches of physics, though I have some experience with electricity and magnetism as well.

In addition to using these tools on a regular basis, I have tutored business calculus (Cal I), and high-school geometry. Though not in an official tutoring role, I have also striven to help my classmates whenever the need arises, and I was able to do so with success on countless occasions. I very much enjoy the one-on-one learning atmosphere which tutoring provides, and have found the experiences very rewarding. In addition, having just graduated, I can empathize with the stress that can come from being overwhelmed with school subjects, and I am here to help with that!

I look forward to working with you!

Education

Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville
Same
Master's

Education

Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville

Same (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Englewood, CO 80112

Andrew’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus,
Differential Equations,
Geometry,
Linear Algebra,
Logic,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
ACT Science, Mechanical Engineering,
Physics
Computer:
MATLAB
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus,
Geometry,
Physics,
Prealgebra, Precalculus, SAT Math
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ACT Science, SAT Math

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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