Project Engineering (CE 420.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
CE 420 01 September 2016 Bradley Schmid (primary instructor)

Description

An introduction to the engineering and construction industries: the engineer's role in industry, construction and the economy. Deals with various aspects of engineering including, work plans and related studies. It also deals with the marketing of engineering services. It discusses control on construction projects and methods of ensuring quality. Construction tendering is covered in detail, including the preparation of instructions to bidders, General and supplementary conditions, specifications, receiving tenders and awarding contracts. Bidding and estimating is also discussed. Computerized precedence network scheduling using various software packages is demonstrated. This course includes discussions on construction claims, professional liability, arbitration and the use of courts to settle disputes.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s)

GE 348, EN Three Year Common Core, and 39 credit units from EN senior courses.

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