What do the different sub-divisions in nuclear engineering do?
I'm not sure what part of nuclear engineering I'm interested in yet, so I need advice. By sub-divisions I mean like fusion, materials science, radiation protection, ect.
Asked By: trombonesrule - 4/11/2009
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There are a couple of ways of looking at this. The broadest view of nuclear engineering does include the fusion vs. fission divide, and each of those can be broken out into controlled nuclear energy (reactors) and not-so-controlled nuclear energy (nuclear weapons). All of these involve nuclear engineering disciplines... More
Answered By: technidigm - 4/13/2009
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When I was studying for my degree in Nuclear, much of this was included in the basics. You need the basics in all these, and some nuclear physics, to then understand reactor theory, design and power generation... More
Answered By: 63vette - 4/11/2009
Hey there, i notice you have many questions. Please speak with an advisor or counselor, they would be happy to answer all your questions... More
Answered By: Bent Snowman - 4/11/2009
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