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EGR316 Legal Aspects of Engineering

Lead Faculty: Dr. Shekar Viswanathan

Course Description

Course focuses on basic principles and new developments in the legal aspects of architectural, engineering and construction processes. Coverage includes contractor licensing, professional design services, liability, intellectual property, and competitive bidding.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand both varied and dynamic sources of law.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legal concepts essential to formation of contracts.
  • Utilize basic principles of professional design services and professional liability ramifications.
  • Understand the issues of indemnification and other forms of shifting and sharing risks.