ENCE 421 Legal Aspects of Architectural & Engineering Practice

Summary

Learn the basic structure of the US legal system and court procedures and legalprinciples relevant to 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 propert including real estate, intellectual property including trademarks, patents and copyrights, insurance and sureties.

Book

Contracts and the Legal Environment for Engineers and Architects” by Joseph Bockrath, McGraw-Hill, 6th Edition, ISBN: 007039363 - X

Syllabus

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