IOE Syllabus of Engineering Professional Practice (EPP)

Engineering Professional Practice is included in the IOE Syllabus for BE Computer and Electronics & Communication Engineering – last semester with the objective to familiarize the students with their roles in the society, ethical and legal environment in which engineering is practiced, contract administration, regulatory environment and contemporary issues in Engineering. Subject code of EPP is CE 752 and has 2 Lecture, 0 Tutorial and 0 practical. Get: Notes and lecture slides of Engineering Professional Practice (EPP)

  1. History of Engineering Practices
    1. Man and Society
    2. Technology and Society
    3. History of Engineering Practice in Eastern Society
    4. History of Engineering Practice in Western Society
    5. Engineering Practices in Nepal
  2. Profession and Ethics (6 hours)
    1. Profession. Definition and Characteristics
    2. Professional Institutions
    3. Relation of an Engineer with Client, Contractor and Fellow Engineers
    4. Ethics, Code of Ethics and Engineering Ethics
    5. Moral Dilemma and Ethical Decision Making
    6. Detailed Duties of an Engineer and Architect
    7. Liability and Negligence
  3. Professional Practices in Nepal (3 hours)
    1. Public Sector practices
    2. Private Sector Practices
    3. General ob Descriptions of Fresh Graduates in both Public and Private
  4. Sector Contract Management (6 hours)
    1. Methods of work execution/contracting
    2. Types of Contracts
    3. Tendering Procedure
    4. Contract agreement
  5. Regulatory Environment (5 hours)
    1. Nepal Engineering Council Act
    2. Labor Law
    3. Intellectual Property Right
    4. Building Codes and Bylaws
    5. Company Registration
  6. Contemporary Issues in Engineering (3 hours)
    1.  Globalization and Cross Cultural Issues
    2. Public private Partnership
    3. Safety Risk and Benefit Analysis
    4. Development and Environment
    5. Conflict and Dispute Management
  7.  Case Studies based on Engineering Practices (4 hours)

References

  1. Carson Morrison and Philip Hughes “Professional engineering Practice – Ethical Aspects” McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd. Toronto
  2. D. Rajendra Adhikari, “Engineering Professional Practice” – Nepalese and International Perspectives. Pashupati Publishing House, Kathmandu Nepal.
  3. M. Govindarajan, S Natarajan and V.S. Senthikumar, “Engineering Ethics” – PHI Leaming Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi.
  4. Nepal Engineering Council Act
  5. Contract Act
  6. Labor Act
  7. Company Act
  8. Copyright Act
  9. Public Procurement
  10. Building By-Laws

Marking/Evaluation Scheme for Syllabus of Engineering Professional Practice

The questions will cover all the chapters in the Syllabus. The evaluation scheme will be as indicated in the table below.

Chapter
Hours
Marks distribution*
1
3
4
2
6
8
3
3
4
4
6
8
5
5
6
6
3
4
7
4
6
Total
30
40

 

* There may be minor deviation in marks distribution.
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