EML_2920_syllabus_spring_2011 - EML2920 Departmental &...

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1 EML2920 Departmental & Professional Orientation Section 6737 Spring 2011 1. Catalog description Principles of mechanical engineering practice, professional standards, and ethics. 1 credit. 2. Prerequisite Mechanical or aerospace engineering major. 3. Course objectives In this course topics related to fundamental engineering concepts, professional practices, and ethics will be discussed. An introduction to MATLAB will also be provided. 4. Contribution of course to meeting the ABET professional component This is an introductory course that introduces engineering fundamentals, ethics, and professional issues. The course also provides background information on computer programming and software commonly used in engineering practice. Breakdown by topics: 20% engineering fundamentals 40% ethics and professionalism 40% modern engineering tools (MATLB programming software) 5. Relationship of course to ABET program outcomes This course contributes to the following general program outcomes (ABET a-k): (f) Understand professional and ethical responsibilities [high coverage, assessed via quizzes] (g) Communicate effectively [low coverage, assessed via in-class participation] (h) Understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. [medium coverage, assessed via quizzes]
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course EML 2920 taught by Professor Carrol during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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EML_2920_syllabus_spring_2011 - EML2920 Departmental &...

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