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MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu 1.133 M.Eng. Concepts of Engineering Practice Fall 2007 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms .
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Instructors • Eric Adams • Gayle Sherman (Administrative Assistant) • Monday and Wed; 8:45-9:45* • Wrap-up before Thanksgiving* • Friday seminars (w/lunch); 12-1 Schedule and Room
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Additional Matters-1/2 • Retreat follow-up – group and track email addresses to Aaron – first team assignment: group name • Academic matters – registration problems – advising –c
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Additional Matters-2/2 • Attendance • Intramurals – MEng or share with other CEE (e.g., Parsons Lab)
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Workshops/Fieldtrips-1/2 • Introduction to AutoCAD • Application of health risk assessment for management of contaminated sites – 9-12 am Friday Sept 28 • Introduction to GIS – 6-8 pm Tuesdays, Oct 2, 9, 16 – Field trip Sat Oct 13
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Workshops/Fieldtrips-2/2 • MatLAB – Free from IST; also MIT computer stations , MEng computers, Introductory materials on course Web site • Field trip to Cape Cod – Mass Military Reservation – USGS field station – Waquoit Bay National Estuary Research Reserve – Saturday Sept 22 (tentative)
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Syllabus/Themes-1/3 • What the profession does – Outside professionals (seminars) – Projects (more later) • How the profession is run – Project level • getting work, responding to Requests For Proposals • project evaluation; management • conflict resolution: negotiation
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– Company level • profile of a company • Chase-an-engineer exercise – Professional ethics • staff presentation, team exercises • Personal professional skills – Written and oral communication
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