Career Opportunities in Engineering

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About the Author:
Richard A. McDavid is a former material and stores supervisor for the California State Compensation Insurance Fund

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816061525
  • Publisher: Ferguson Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 11/28/2006
  • Series: Career Opportunities Series
  • Pages: 336
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     ix
Acknowledgments     xi
How to Use This Book     xiii
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineer     2
Structural Engineer     6
Geotechnical Engineer     9
Construction Engineer     12
Water Resources Engineer     15
Transportation Engineer     18
Traffic Engineer     21
Urban Planner     24
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineer     28
Air Quality Engineer     32
Wastewater Engineer     35
Waste Management Engineer     38
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineer     42
Chemical Process Engineer (Petroleum and Petrochemical Industries)     45
Biochemical Engineer     48
Food Engineer     51
Materials Engineering
Materials Engineer     56
Metallurgical Engineer     60
Ceramic Engineer     63
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineer     68
Automotive Engineer     72
HVAC/R (Heating, Ventilating, Air- Conditioning, and Refrigeration) Engineer     75
Robotics Engineer     78
Roller-Coaster Engineer     81
Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineer     86
Electronics Engineer     89
Telecommunications Engineer     92
Control Engineer     95
Computer Hardware Engineer     98
Software Engineer     101
Information Technology (IT) Engineer     104
Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineer     108
Avionics Engineer     112
Flight Test Engineer     115
NASA Engineer     118
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Agricultural Engineer     122
Biosystems Engineer     125
Aquacultural Engineer     128
Forest Engineer     131
Machinery Systems Engineer     134
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineer     138
Clinical Engineer     142
Rehabilitation Engineer     145
Tissue Engineer     148
Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering
Industrial Engineer     152
Manufacturing Engineer     155
Systems Engineer     158
Human Factors Engineer     161
Quality Engineer     164
More Engineering Disciplines
Acoustical Engineer      168
Architectural Engineer     171
Fire Protection Engineer     174
Geological Engineer     177
Mining Engineer     180
Naval Engineer     183
Ocean Engineer     186
Nuclear Engineer     189
Petroleum Engineer     192
Welding Engineer     195
Engineering Specialties
Research Engineer     200
Development Engineer     203
Design Engineer     206
Analytical Engineer     209
Regulatory Affairs (RA) Engineer     212
Test Engineer     215
Production Engineer     218
Sales Engineer     221
Field Service Engineer     224
Facilities Engineer     227
Project Engineer     230
Engineering Manager     233
Engineering Consultant     236
Forensic Engineer     239
Engineering Technologists and Technicians
Engineering Technologist     244
Engineering Technician     247
Drafter     250
Surveyor     253
Alternative Careers for Engineers
Professor     258
Attorney     261
Policy Analyst      264
Management Consultant     267
Marketing Manager     270
Technical Writer     273
Patent Examiner     276
Education and Training Resources on the Internet     280
State Licensing Agencies for Professional Engineers and Professional Surveyors     284
Professional Unions and Associations     290
Resources on the World Wide Web     301
Glossary     309
Bibliography     313
Index     317
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