Engineering Education for Appropriate Technology

by Richard L. Rosen,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water


Few appropriate technology programs offer an engineering-based curriculum. The Drexel University program is rare in that it combines a solid engineering degree with a broad-based supplement of courses to provide insight into the problems of less developed nations. Adding a co-operative education component which takes students into the less developed areas of the world, gives this program its unique aspect.

Subject Headings: Engineering education | Water resources | Solid mechanics | Curricula | Students | Colleges and universities

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