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MIME 308 Social Impact of Technology (3 credits)

Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

Overview

Mining & Materials Engineering : Critical examination of the socio-economic costs and benefits of technology, case studies of old engineering works and new technologies. The integration of applied ethics and engineering practice, analysis of basic concepts of technology assessment, the inter-connected processes of risk assessment, management, and communication.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

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  • Enrolment encouraged by students outside the Faculty of Engineering