Santa Clara University (Mechanical Engineer)
I love learning - and firmly believe that while few things are more frustrating than failing to "get it", the fastest way to gain knowledge and understanding of a concept is to talk to a person who knows what you want to know and understands what you want to understand - and then apply that knowledge and understanding by doing something with it. I love helping people "get it"! I have tutored students from many grade levels - from grade school students with basic math to college students with chemistry and calculus.
I only teach what I do or have done professionally - with a few exceptions for subjects I scored very well in at the high school or college level. I have all of my engineering books from college - they are a prominent portion of my personal library. I have read or listened to over 100 books since graduating college - the average American college graduate reads less than one book all the way through after finishing their formal education!
If you are a "visual" or "hands on" learner who learns by seeing and/or doing, then our learning styles will match up perfectly. I currently work as a mechanical engineer, with a specialty of 3D CAD modeling/design/analysis in Solidworks. I have enough experience with Pro-E, AutoCAD, etc. to be an effective tutor for virtually any CAD program - I keep an up-to-date resume with references and all my relevant projects and it is available upon request. I love learning - and firmly believe that while few things are more frustrating than failing to "get it", the fastest way to gain knowledge and understanding of a concept is to talk to a person who knows what you want to know and understands what you want to understand - and then apply that knowledge and understanding by doing something with it. I
Negotiable for multiple hour lessons, multiple students within the same household, long-term help, and other special situations.
Raphael was able to help me find a working solution for an AutoCad challenge, even though my software was not working properly. He is very patient and knowledgeable.
If you need help, this is your guy. He knows every software program for your design need. Very impressed with his knowledge and teaching ability.
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I have worked with AutoCAD extensively as an engineer. My first exposure to AutoCAD was in 2001, and professionally, I work with CAD programs every day. I can teach modeling, making drawings, etc.
I hold a BSME from Santa Clara University and currently work as a mechanical engineer.