course outline - FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTURE AND...

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1 FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTURE AND SCIENCE CEN100 – INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING COURSE INFORMATION Fall 2009 INSTRUCTOR: Dr. L. Amleh Office ENG 353 E-mail lamleh@ryerson.ca Telephone 416-979-5000 ext. 6417 TEXTBOOK: No standard text covers the entire course material. A set of notes, which provide basic coverage of the various topics, will be made available electronically via Blackboard. Also, a list of useful references is provided on the various topics. Students should print out the handouts prior to the class for referral, when it’s needed. DESCRIPTION: This course is aimed at familiarizing the first year students with the basic information of the academic structure and expectations. The course also stresses integration with other first year courses. The principal objectives of the course are to provide a general introduction to the field of engineering; to convey the social, professional, and ethical responsibilities of engineers and why they are important to an engineering education; to introduce the undergraduate engineering programs available at Ryerson University; and to provide a general description of the skills needed to become a practicing engineer. Exposure to public and worker safety and the impact of engineering activities on health as well as safety standards and safety codes will be covered. OBJECTIVES: The underlying objective of the course is to give students experience in engineering early on in their academic programs, and to allow them to make well-informed career choices. At the end the student will be able to: 1. Students are motivated to become professional engineers. Students conduct themselves ethically and in a professional manner. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2011 for the course ENGINEERIN 100 taught by Professor Stewart during the Spring '11 term at Ryerson.

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