Education and Research Needs for Appropriate Technology

by Maurice L. Albertson,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

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


Appropriate technology and sustainable development are inextricably interrelated and the engineering profession is increasingly realizing that greater care must be given to taking these factors into consideration in engineering planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance. Because these are relatively new concepts with which engineers are generally not acquainted, there is need for educational and research programs to be conducted for the use of engineers.

Subject Headings: Engineering education | Engineering profession | Water resources | Construction engineering | Sustainable development | Professional development | Maintenance and operation

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