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Law for Professional Engineers

  • Course Code :
    GEN 441
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Faculty of Engineering & Technology

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Area of Study :

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: 1. Legal rules have stemmed from social needs.., our study will be divided into three main parts, identifying the law , sources of law , law enforcement . 2. To keep order , the society has to impose duties and establish rights 3. In order to understand the concept of law 4. we should distinguish it from the other rules governing the individuals in the society . the origin and sources of law from which it derives 5. Its binding force should also be identified therefore. 6. Basics on the Concept, its sources(Primary & subsidiary ) and mechanism of Apllication. 7. Use technical terms of law in expressing his views ,to keep him away from any fault in carrying out transaction.

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Law for Professional Engineers

The legal system, Forms of business organizations, Tort law, The role of the professional, Contract law, The elements of a contract, Statute of frauds, Misrepresentation, Duress and undue influence, Mistake, Contract interpretation, Discharge of contract: Breach of contract and fundamental breach, Agreements between the client and engineer, General law, the Mechanics' Lien Act, Comparative discussion of the professional engineers act as it relates to the earlier statute, Intellectual property and industrial property.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Students are supposed to know sufficient knowledge of law allows you to practice management and business activities in a right way based on a scientific base of your researches developing your analytical skills and your point of view through your academic activity .

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- simplify the law for novice student, to aid him to understand without difficulty the theories and fundamental concepts of law, to make him able to use technical terms of law in expressing his views and to keep him away from any fault in carrying out transactions when he becomes a businessman or a man responsible for business.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- how to go through discussions about law and give some legal opinions with legal concepts and way of thinking according to the Egyptian legal system , so you can suggest a new name for our subject as "Law for business.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- The rule of law and its nature and kinds in a legal environment
2- The Legal system and its powers and authorities
3- Contracts and its stages , requirements and applications
4- Crimes and Torts and liabilities in criminal and civil fields

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Law for Professional Engineers

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
• Overview of the Legal Rule of law & its characteristics . 20 15 5
• Law ,morality & religion . • Classification of law branches of public law , branches of private law. 10 6 4
• Ch4 Sources of law . formal sources , legislation , custom • Islamic law & principles of natural law & rules of justice. 15 10 5
• Ch5 Mandatory and supplementary rules & criteria of differentiating between mandatory & supplementary rules • Temporal limits of the application of law . • Territorial & personal application of Law. 5 3 2
• Ch 6,7,8 Repeal of law . constitutionality of laws .interpretation of laws. 10 6 4
• Ch 9 Application of law :judicial system ,ordinary & administrative judiciary 15 10 5

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Law for Professional Engineers

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures
Tutorials
class discussions
Research assignments

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Law for Professional Engineers

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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Law for Professional Engineers

Books:

Book Author Publisher
No Book no no

Recommended books :

1. Introduction to the study of law , Fourth Edition, by dr ahmed sharaf el din & dr mohiedin,2009 “the theory of law dr Hassan gemei &dr fouad gamal, 2009.

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