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CEE 4804 : PROFESSIONAL AND LEGAL ISSUES IN ENGINEERING Fall 2007 M/W @ 4:00 -5:15 p.m. Rob 210 Professor: Dr. Anthony D. Songer Office: 113B Patton Office Telephone: 540-231-7255 E-mail: adsonger@vt.edu Office Hours: Wednesdays 2:00 or by appointment Teaching Assistant: Chris Strock Office: 321 Patton E-mail: cstrock@vt.edu Office Hours: TBA Course Objectives: Expose the student to the ethical, regulatory, legal, and business environment surrounding the practice of engineering and construction. Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to: Describe fundamental ethical obligations of the professional engineer. Describe registration requirements and the importance of registration for professional engineering practice. Describe basic components of the United States legal system. Describe basic, legal, management, and business principles applicable to the practice of engineering and construction. Describe the elements of successful multidisciplinary teams. Describe contemporary issues such as sustainability, green engineering, and the impact of emerging technologies on engineering practice. Course Textbook:Bockrath, J.T., Contracts and the Legal Environment for Engineers and Architects, 6
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