ENGINEERING ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
Learning outcomes of the course unit
1) Knowledge and understanding
The course is intended for 2th year Laurea Magistrale students and for the 3rd year
students aspiring to be junior engineers, off-course students, five-yea and three-year graduates intending to take the state exam.
It aims to supply a general knowledge of:
- national laws about professional practice
- civil and criminal matters relating to the exercise of the profession: obligations and responsibilities
- fundamentals of Public Works legislation
- regulations on safety and health of workers
-software copyright and principles related to intrusions into information systems
2) Applying knowledge and understanding.
Students will be able to understand and apply:
- the fundamental laws that rule the exercise of the profession
- the fundamental laws that rule design, operation and test of the works
- the fundamental laws that rule the access and the storage of sensible data.
Course contents summary
PART 1 - National laws and professional ethics
PART 2 -Professional activities: Design, operation and testing of th works - Consulting
PART 1 - NATIONAL LAWS AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS
Subject of the profession. Fundamental principles and instituting laws. Professional rules. Governing engineers bodies: Orders, Federations and National Council: organization and roles. Professional practice. Obligation of professional registration. Areas of expertise. State Exam.
five-year engineers and three-year engineers (junior): professional engineers and public and private employees. Individual and associate professional practice. Engineering company. Professional assignments. Contractual discipline of professional activity. Parameters for professional fees. Tax obligations, VAT. Social security and insurance obligations.
Reserved professional activities: professional skills and their protection. Engineering as applied science: general ethical principles. Ethical standards: current situation and in relation to recent regulations on the professions and liberalization policies. Disciplinary procedures. Civil and criminal matters relating to the exercise of the profession: obligations and responsibilities
Lesson 3 °
Fundamentals of Public Works legislation with reference to the fundamental laws, the regulations and the general contract with examples.
Lesson 4 °
Territorial government and concurrent legislative powers.
National and local regulations on urban planning and construction. Joint liability.
PART 2 °-PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Design, operation and testing of the works - Consulting Lesson 5 °
Tipo testo Testo
Procedures and requirements connected with the design and implementation of civil construction projects: fundamentals and examples.
Lesson 6 °
Regulations on safety and health of workers: design and management of security in construction sites with examples.
Standards and rules for the containment of the energy consumption, sustainability of building materials, classification and certification of buildings, energy regulation and reward systems. Rules on fire prevention in buildings and plant safety.
Lesson 8 °
Conditions for access and storage of personal data (privacy) in the treatment by computer media. Leg. March 7, 2005 n. 82-digital administration code, Digital Signature, signature and electronic identity card. Software copyright and principles related to intrusions into computer systems.
Assessment methods and criteria
ATTENDANCE OF AT LEAST 70% OF THE LECTURES WILL GRANT ONE CREDIT.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE REGULATIONS IN FORCE THE COURSE MATTER WILL BE A SUBJECT OF STATE EXAM TESTS.