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My newest major

  1. Jun 21, 2003 #1
    [SOLVED] My newest major :)..

    Nuclear Engineering at Univ. of Florida

    "Students are involved in development and use of advanced particle transport methods, multigroup cross-section generation techniques, reactor physics and perturbation methods, thermal hydraulics, nondestructive testing techniques and tools, advanced fuel design, robotics, radiation shielding and protection, simulation methodologies for real-life nuclear systems including reactors, medical devices, and radiation facilities.
     
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  3. Jun 21, 2003 #2

    drag

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    Re: My newest major :)..

    Congrats ! :smile:

    I heard there are only a few hundred nuclear engeneers
    graduating in the US every year while the demand is for a few
    phousand. Hope that's right and you'll have no problem finding
    a job. :smile:
     
  4. Jun 21, 2003 #3

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    I heard that nuclear engineering majors basically ended up being high-tech plumbers.

    The reaction chambers are sealed once they're put into place. All the engineers do is monitor the coolant water.
     
  5. Jun 21, 2003 #4
    Congrats Man
     
  6. Jun 22, 2003 #5

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    Let me guess, you tried to congratulate him/her, right ?
     
  7. Jun 22, 2003 #6
    150k a year for being a plumber is fine with me.. on top of that if you read any of what i wrote at the top, robotics is included.. you can do a lot of stuff with skills like that..
     
  8. Jun 22, 2003 #7

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    Oop. Where are my manners?

    Congrats!

    I was just parrotting what I heard.
     
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