APSC150 Lect 1-1 Sept2010

APSC150 Lect 1-1 Sept2010 - Case I: Not just technical...

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September 9 (Thursday), 2010 Case I: Not just technical skills - Things I wish I knew when I was a student Source: Internet photo
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What is Engineering anyway? How to be an Engineer? University Education - Attributes/Program-level learning outcomes (PLOs) Engineering Professionalism and Ethics Global issues Sustainability Engineering Number Sense My own professional life in Civil/IGEN and NDT Other bits and pieces related to engineering. ...
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Who regulates the engineering profession? Where does your university education fit in? What are our professional engineering responsibilities?
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Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC)
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1. A knowledge base for engineering: Demonstrated competence in university level mathematics, natural sciences, engineering fundamentals, and specialized engineering knowledge appropriate to the program. 2. Problem analysis: An ability to use appropriate knowledge and skills to identify, formulate, analyze, and solve complex engineering problems in order to reach substantiated conclusions. 3. Investigation: An ability to conduct investigations of complex problems by methods that include appropriate experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of information in order to reach valid conclusions. 4. Design: An ability to design solutions for complex, open-ended engineering problems and to design systems, components or processes that meet specified needs with appropriate attention to health and safety risks, applicable standards, economic, environmental, cultural and societal considerations. 5. Use of engineering tools: An ability to create, select, apply, adapt, and extend appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering tools to a range of engineering activities, from simple to complex, with an understanding of the associated limitations. 6. Individual and team work: An ability to work effectively as a member and leader in teams, preferably in a multi- disciplinary setting. 7. Communication skills: An ability to communicate complex engineering concepts within the profession and with society at large. Such abilities include reading, writing, speaking and listening, and the ability to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, and to give and effectively respond to clear instructions. 8.
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APSC150 Lect 1-1 Sept2010 - Case I: Not just technical...

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