Course code LauZ3069

Credit points 1

Fundamentals of Engineering Work I

Total Hours in Course40

Number of hours for lectures8

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes8

Independent study hours24

Date of course confirmation16.03.2011

Responsible UnitMotor Vehicle Institute

Course developer

author prof.

Ilmārs Dukulis

Dr. sc. ing.

Course abstract

The study course deals with the specifics of engineering work, the engineering problem solving strategies and methods, an efficient organization of engineering work, and the requirements of engineering work formatting and to use acquired knowledge in elaboration of engineering work related with speciality.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Knowledge about the systemic approach to the engineering problem solving, research methods and techniques, theoretical and empirical studies, research result’s acquisition, processing and evaluating methods; skills to choose the research topic, the research objectives and hypothesis of research, to search and process an information, to choose an appropriate research methodology and to realize it, to process the study report and to present it; competence, working in group or independently, to find the specialty-related problems and give their solutions, as well as to convince others and argue own viewpoint.

Compulsory reading

1. Dukulis I. Lekcijas TF studentiem inženierdarba pamatos (2011) [tiešsaiste]. [skatīts 25.11.2011.] Pieejamas:
2. Garrison, Ervan G. A history of engineering and technology: artfull methods. – 2nd ed. – CRC Press ltd., 2004. 348 p. (Pieejama pie kursa mācībspēka)
3. Holman J.P. Experimental methods for engineers: 6th edition. – McGraw-Hill, Inc., 2005. – 616 p. (Pieejama pie kursa mācībspēka).

Further reading

1. Arhipova I., Bāliņa S. Statistika ekonomikā. Risinājumi ar SPSS un Microsoft Excel: mācību līdzeklis. – Rīga: Datorzinību centrs, 2003. 352 lpp.
2. Prezentēšana: mācību līdzeklis [kompaktdisks]. – Rīga: Biznesa augstskola Turība, 2004.