In class minutes As a group research one of the following topics

In class minutes as a group research one of the

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In-class activity (10-15 minutes) As a group, research one of the following topics and prepare for a class discussion Pinto gas tank Corvair Unsafe at Any Speed Space Shuttle Columbia GM ignition switch
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SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Social responsibility is the ideology that an individual has an obligation to act to benefit society at large. As a freshman engineering student, you are just beginning your journey to join the Engineering Profession. Being a professional engineer (P.E.) means we hold the public’s trust and confidence in our training, skills, and knowledge of engineering. As a profession, we recognize the importance of this trust in the Engineering Canons and the Engineering Creed that define our standards for ethics, integrity, and regard for public welfare.
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SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Becoming an Engineer could also be financially rewarding: - Jack E. Brown ’50 (Chemical Engineering Bldg. benefactor) -George P. Mitchell '40 (Physics Bldg. benefactor) -Joe C. Richardson Jre . ’49 (Petroleum Engineering bldg.) - ”Pat " Zachry, Sr., ‘22 (Zachry group; Civil Engineering) And many more Aggies who are actively College of Engineering-- benefactors……
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CFU (Check for Understanding) Here’s when we would normally have a CFU (quiz larger than a RAT) None today Just be aware of the structure of a typical class
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Homework Read Chapters 1 & 2. I will post a PDF in case you don’t have access to the book yet. Answer question 3 on page 37 no more than 1 page. Turn in hardcopy next class. If you didn’t get to introduce yourself today (with the info / format on slide 54), work on your presentation. You’ll be called on in the coming weeks.
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QUESTIONS?
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