Transportation Systems

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Unformatted text preview: THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG Teaching Week 8: Transportation Systems ENGG1006 Engineering for Sustainable Development Professor S.C. Wong Room 6-26, Haking Wong Building Tel.: 2859 1964 Fax: 2559 5337 E-mail: [email protected] WWW: http://web.hku.hk/~hhecwsc/ Introduction Teaching schedule Sub-class A Date: 26 October 2010 (Tuesday) Time: 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. (1 hour) Venue: KB 2-23 Date: 28 October 2010 (Thursday) Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. (2 hours) Venue: CYC-A Sub-class B Date: 25 October 2010 (Monday) Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. (1 hour) Venue: KK-LG109 Date: 25 October 2010 (Monday) Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (2 hours) Venue: CYP-P2 Introduction- What is an engineer and what does an engineer do?- Understand the role of professional engineering institutions as well as codes of ethics.- What role can and should engineers play in promoting sustainable development?- Describe the social and ethical responsibilities of engineers towards facilitating sustainable development.- 1, 4 Role of Engineers in a Changing World Dr. S.T. Smith 9- Describe the scope and content of transportation engineering.- Describe the sustainability issues in transportation.- Describe the transportation planning and policy in Hong Kong.- Describe the major considerations of highway route planning. 6 2, 3 Transportation Systems Prof. S.C. Wong 8- Explain why structures stand up and fall down.- List lessons learnt from failed engineering systems.- Accountability.- How can past failures ensure future success of sustainable engineering systems?- 2 Infrastructure Development 2 Dr. S.T. Smith 7- Describe the scope and content of the discipline of engineering materials.- Describe the sustainability issues associated with engineering materials.- Describe the scope and content of the discipline of structural engineering.- Implement the disciplines of materials and structural engineering towards promoting sustainable development.- 2 Infrastructure Development 1 Dr. S.T. Smith 6- Introduction to sustainable development of the built environment.- Introduction to engineering systems.- Engineering wonders of the natural, ancient, medieval, industrial and modern worlds. 5 2, 4 Engineering Systems: Past and Present Dr. S.T. Smith 5 Weeks 5-9: Engineering Systems and the Role of the Engineer Main Learning Outcomes of Each Lecture Assessment Task Number Course Learning Outcomes Topic (Teacher) Teaching Week- What is an engineer and what does an engineer do?- Understand the role of professional engineering institutions as well as codes of ethics.- What role can and should engineers play in promoting sustainable development?- Describe the social and ethical responsibilities of engineers towards facilitating sustainable development....
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