SYLLABUS

CIVE 571 Legal Aspects of Engineering & Construction

WEEK DATE TOPIC READING DUE
1 11JAN07 Introduction to the course and principles of the law Ch 1 & 2
2 18JAN07 Definition of the term "CONTRACT."  Formation / Terms & Conditions Ch 3 & 4
3 25JAN07 Definition of the term "CONTRACT". Interpretation / Coordination Ch 5-6 & 11
4 01FEB07 Discharge, Breach & Remedies - General Review of Contracts Ch 7 & 12
"03FEB07" Takehome Midterm
5 08FEB07

Review of Midterm - Introduction to TORTS: Civil Wrongs

Ch 16 & 19
6 15FEB07 More on Torts - Professional Liability Ch 20
7 22FEB07 Forms of Business - Insurance, Bonds and Sureties Ch 17, 18 & 21
8 01MAR07 Real Property Ch 22
9 08MAR07 More Real Property & Water Rights Ch 23
10 15MAR07 Review & Overflow
11 22MAR07 In-Class Final

Text: Contracts and the Legal Environment for Engineers & Architects, Joseph T. Bockrath, 6th Edition, McGraw Hill, ISBN  0-07-039363-X

subject to change