MAE 4300

MAE 4300

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

Professional practice and broader impacts of the mechanical engineering profession are presented through a series of lectures and invited talks, supplemented by assignments and projects. Topics include professional ethics, product liability, intellectual property, career/educational paths, contemporary issues facing mechanical engineers, and engineering successes and failures, along with the global, societal, environmental and/or economic aspects and impact of engineering.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: senior standing in MAE or permission of instructor.

Satisfies Requirement Required for M.E. seniors.

  • Students will be aware of diverse career/educational paths open to mechanical engineers.
  • Be able to analyze the ethical and legal responsibilities of an engineer.
  • Have an appreciation of the broader (global, societal, economic, and/or environmental) aspects and impact of engineering activities.
  • Be aware of contemporary issues facing the engineering profession.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 12239 MAE 4300   LEC 001

  • To be taken concurrently or prior to M.E. Senior Design.