  Nuclear engineers Description: Conduct research on nuclear engineering problems or apply principles and theory of nuclear science to problems concerned with release, control, and utilization of nuclear energy and nuclear waste disposal.Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition at http://www.bls.gov/OCO/Complete Job Profile: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos027.htmSalary: \$50,001 or more per yearComments:

There are 63 math topics Nuclear engineers need to know. Basic Math / Algebra Fractions Decimals Ratio and Proportion Percent Customary Measurement Metric Measurement Measurement Conversion Basic Probability Basic Statistics Statistical Graphing Powers and Roots Negative Numbers Scientific Notation Basic Problem Solving First-Year Algebra Using Formulas Linear Equations Linear Inequalities Operations with Polynomials Factoring Polynomials Rational Expressions Coordinate Graphing 2D Linear Systems Quadratic Equations Algebraic Representation Geometry Basic Terminology Angle Measurement Triangle Inequalities Parallel Lines Quadrilaterals Similarity Geometric Mean Pythagorean Theorem Right Triangle Trigonometry Circles Constructions Area Volume Make/Use 3D Drawings Second-Year Algebra / Trigonometry Functions Variation Imaginary Numbers Logarithms Sequences and Series Matrices Coordinate Graphing 3D Conic Sections Trigonometric/Circular Functions Graphs of Trigonometric Functions Trigonometric Identities Trigonometric Equations/Inverses Oblique Triangles Polar Coordinates/Graphs Vectors Other Topics Calculus and Higher Math Basic Calculator Use Scientific Calculator Use Computer Use Computer Programming Group Problem Solving Mental Math Inductive/Deductive Reasoning Math Communications Mathematical Modeling   