oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Nuclear energy and the civil engineer
|Article Title||Nuclear energy and the civil engineer|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||May 2000|
|Pages||105 - 109|
|Keyword(s)||Civil engineer and Nuclear energy|
The advent of the peaceful uses of nuclear energy is opening a new phase in man's technical development and its impact may have very far-reaching consequences. Nevertheless, there is very great need for engineers to consider this development in its proper perspective and to appreciate the parts which will be played by the various disciplines in the profession. Engineering educators in particular must take care to see that their students will have the basis for. meeting the problems which may face them in twenty years time, and the challenge contained in the Author's ultimate paragraph has already been accepted in South African schools of engineering.
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