Engineering a Green Future
In This Chapter
◆ How to tackle air pollution, waste management, and other health hazards as an environmental engineer
◆ Why civil engineers are on the cutting edge of constructing environmentally friendly buildings
◆ How agricultural engineers discover the most efficient uses of biological resources
◆ Why nuclear engineers—and, more specifically, nuclear power reactor operators—may be working on one of the fastest-growing alternative energy sources
Engineering is a large and varied profession. In fact, there are more than 1.5 million engineers in the United States. These professionals include a variety of specialties such as chemical engineers, electrical engineers, petroleum engineers, and mechanical ...