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I need some good books that can teach me about nuclear engineering and the engineering sciences?

Hey guys I was wondering if people know of some good books that can teach me about nuclear engineering and the engineering sciences so I can prepare for college and have some general or specific background knowledge on the subject. My major will be nuclear engineering so I wanted to get an early jump on it so I at least understand the basics.

Asked By: Vince Z - 8/17/2008
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You are in a good position to benefit from the long term prospects for commercial nuclear in the US and even around the world. The other folks answering your question are suggesting nuclear physics types of books that are likely to be part of your college courses in any case... More
Answered By: technidigm - 8/17/2008
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If you’re just starting college you should pick up a big physics book the end will probably go over nuclear physics and it might be good to go ever some of the basics like magnets and gravity (I almost assume you know all of this stuff or you would no be going to college for nuclear engineering... More
Answered By: scootergarrett - 8/17/2008
 
Great enthusiasm, I think you've picked a great topic to study. While I don't work in the field of nuclear engineering, I am an engineer who has taken physics and has had an insatiable interest in particle physics, which I think is the most interesting field of any science (I can assure you that once you understand... More
Answered By: Ryan Walton - 8/17/2008
 
A really good, FREE (and LEGAL for all you goody-goody types), resource for the fundamental engineering material you are looking for including Nuclear Physics and Reactor Theory, Materials, Thermodynamics, Electrical, Drafting, etc... More
Answered By: Tony B - 8/17/2008
 
For the introductory technical books, refer to... More
Answered By: Zeta - 8/17/2008
 
I really suggest you just focus on your first year studies. Make sure you start off with a strong GPA... More
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