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Courses - Spring 2020
ENCE
Engineering, Civil Department Site
ENCE421
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Legal Aspects of Architectural and Engineering Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in a major in ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering; or must be in the Construction Project Management minor; or must be in the Project Management Minor. And permission of ENGR-Civil & Environmental Engineering department.
Learn the basic structure of the US legal system and court procedures and legal principles relevant to architectural and engineering design and construction contracts including principles of ethical, legal and professional conduct of engineers and architects.Topics include: contracts for design and construction, sales and warranties, torts and product liability, business agency and government agencies, professional liability of architects and engineers, labor laws, expert testimony, mediation and arbitration, tangible property including real estate, intellectual property including trademarks, patents and copyrights, insurance and sureties.