Opportunities in Energy Careers

Opportunities in Energy Careers

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Opportunities in Energy Careers by Nicholas Basta

Here is everything you need to explore a career in this unique field! Written by a leading authority, this comprehensive guide gives all the information you need for intelligent career decision making.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780844285849
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 02/01/1993
Series: Vgm Opportunities Series
Pages: 147
Product dimensions: 5.41(w) x 7.64(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxi
1.Engineering: Gateway to the Technological World1
The everyday impact of engineering
Profile of the profession today
What is engineering?
What engineers do
Engineers and scientists
Engineering and technology
Engineers and the world
Career options
Women, minorities, and engineering
2.The Common Elements of Engineering27
Career opportunities and goals
Areas of work
Education
Employment in the private and public sectors
Engineers and computers
Salaries and the intangible rewards
3.Classic Engineering43
Electrical/electronics engineering
Mechanical engineering
Civil engineering
Chemical engineering
Mining, metallurgical, and petroleum engineering
4.Modern Engineering101
Industrial/manufacturing engineering
Aerospace/aeronautical engineering
Materials engineering
Environmental engineering
Computer engineering
5.Engineering Specialties125
Biomedical/bioengineering
Agricultural engineering
Nuclear engineering
Marine/ocean engineering and naval architecture
Safety and fire protection engineering
Optical engineering
Other engineering specialties
6.Engineering Technology143
The pros and cons of engineering technology
Types of engineering technology degrees
Work environments
7.Engineering Education151
The engineering curriculum
Choosing a school
Alternatives to the four-year program
Financial aid
What to do now
Appendix ARecommended Reading163
Appendix BEngineering and Technology Associations165

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