Law for Professional Engineers: Canadian and Global Insights, Fifth Edition
ISBN: 126013590X
EAN13: 9781260135909
Language: English
Pages: 432
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover

Law for Professional Engineers: Canadian and Global Insights, Fifth Edition

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Up-to-date, plain-language explanations of legal issues affecting today's engineers Law for Professional Engineers: Canadian and Global Insights, Fifth Edition is a general reference text for engineers and for candidates preparing for engineering law exams, as well as for owners, consultants, project managers, and other participants engaged in engineering projects. It features concise, easy-to-understand explanations of many complex legal issues that impact engineers. Continuing the author's objective to demystify the laws of relevance to engineers, the book touches on a broad range of topics including contracts, professional negligence, international and Canadian dispute resolution alternatives, global issues, limitation periods, business law, employment law, and intellectual property issues. Selected case law examples demonstrate real-world applications of relevant legal principles. Key updates in the Fifth Edition include: -New case law from Canada's Supreme Court relating to honesty and good faith in contracting-New case law from Canada's Supreme Court that addresses the importance of freedom to contract and limit potential liability by contract-An update on Ontario's new Construction Act-An important chapter on the civil law of Quebec