3. Energy and motion
Have a look at these careers that are all related to energy and motion. As you will see there is a wide variety of job types available in this area so what are you waiting for? Get stuck in and see where a career in this field can take you.
|Example work areas||Knowledge/skills required||Why?|
|Car designer||manufacturers, racing teams, add-on kits||power, aerodynamics, friction (grip), material science, automotive systems, combustion, safety systems||To achieve required levels of performance and safety|
|Renewable energy advisor||energy companies, businesses, households||energy sources, capture and conversion technologies, efficiency, reliability, economics||To compare viability of renewables in various circumstances|
|Accident investigator||transport incidents, explosions, collapse||forces and motion, deformation, materials science, propulsion systems, explosive mixtures, data analyses||To deduce the cause, and suggest how to avoid repetitions|
|Heating engineer||commercial and domestic heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems; heating / cooling industrial processes||energy conversion, combustion, heat transfer modes, material properties, fluid flow, control systems||To use energy effectively to produce a desired temperature|
|Sports coach||professional club, school / college||human biology (especially muscles, nutrition and metabolism), energy / force / power, levers, psychology||To understand how players can improve their performance|
|Figure skater||entertainment, competition, training/coaching||muscle action, forces and motion, friction, linear and angular momentum, moments and balance||To enable the skater to propel their body in the required direction at the desired speed|
Is there a career in this area that you fancy?
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