MPP442 - Municipal Practices
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|Last revision date||Oct 12, 2012 11:40:58 AM|
|Last review date||Oct 12, 2012 11:40:58 AM|
This subject introduces the student to the technical adminitrative and operational practices related to the municipal infrastructure. The student will acquire hands on knowledge of the design and construction and maintenance techniques related to streets, drainage, sewerage, water supply and general municipal services.
One credit towards the Civil Engineering Technician Diploma Program.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
Work with a municipality, consulting firm, construction company or public utility in the capacity of technician, dealing with the design, construction and maintenance of municipal infrastructure.
- Identify the role(s) of government and private industry in handling design, construction and maintenance of municipal infrastructure.
- Describe and demonstrate, in a set of individual effective application of the fundamental principles of hydraulics and hydrology in a municipal services environment
- Demonstrate effective numeracy skills, in an individual activity, by applying the appropriate mathematics such as algebra and geometry to a set of specific conditions, in obtaining calculations necessary for the design of municipal components such as sewers and water mains.
- Demonstrate, in an individual activity, effective analytical skills, in synthesizing field information, such as topographic data and subsurface information, into appropriate design specifications for municipal services.
- Demonstrate effective skills transferability, in an individual activity, by producing from a given set of field conditions a set of acceptable design calculations and drawings in the same topic that conform to municipal engineering practices and standards.
- Identify the role inspection procedures play to ensure effective and efficient operation of municipal services in general.
- Demonstrate a positive, professional attitude including the following:
- and sense of responsibility as demonstrated in meetings assigned deadlines
- Adhering to the prescribed format in written work
- Contributing positively to the tasks and processes involved in group work
- Demonstrating initiative and self-directedness in seeking out relevant learning resource
- Dress deportment as appropriate to the situation
- Demonstrate effective personal stress time and stress management as indicated by:
- Completing assignments on time and within reasonable time frames
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