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    Usage of electrotechnical/enginerical?

    Hello,
    can someone please tell me if I can use phrases such as "electrotechnical calculations" and "enginerical calculations". I study electrical engineering and I need to translate the summary of my thesis into English and I'm having a hard time regarding those two words/phrases. I could probably do with "electrical engineering calculation" but i need to use it several times and i don;t want to repeat it. It would be great to know if i can use the other two.
    Thank you.

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    Re: Usage of electrotechnical/enginerical?

    Welcome to the forum.

    "Electro-technical" sounds OK but "enginerical" is definitely not a word.

    Note that you failed to capitalise the word "I" three times towards the end of your post.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Usage of electrotechnical/enginerical?

    Hello,
    thank you very much for your answer. Actually I know I should capitalize it and it will sound stupid, but I feel bad doing so It kind of makes it honorific and I don't like it. It's like adding "san" to your name in Japanese when talking about yourself Anyway, I should stop doing this silly thing and write it properly
    Thank you. Bye.

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    Re: Usage of electrotechnical/enginerical?

    You could be more specific about the calculations e.g. voltage calculations, power calculations, calculations of impedance, etc.
    Did you say you feel bad capitalizing 'I'?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Usage of electrotechnical/enginerical?

    Capitalising "I" doesn't make it 'honorific'. It makes it grammatically correct.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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