Knowledge of what is engineering and what are the skills of an engineer.
Knowledge of what is Engineering Physics, its specific characteristics and practice.
Presentation of the educational process, methods and means. Ability to participate in activities to disseminate Engineering Physics for non-specialist public. Ability to summarize a seminar orally or in writing, keeping its essential aspects.
Competence in analysis and synthesis, skills in oral and written communication, computer skills on the part of the study, competence in information management, Competency in understanding the language of other experts.
1 - Participation in Seminars on the activities of the Physics Department and Research Centres given by Professors of the Department, invited successful engineers, graduates and students.
2 - Participation in seminars on Engineering Physics given by invited engineers and businessmen, graduates and students.
3 - Correct use of internet search engines
4 - Communication and dissemination techniques.
5 - Participation in dissemination activities of Engineering Physics.
Generic skills to reach
. Competence in analysis and synthesis; . Competence in oral and written communication; . Computer Skills for the scope of the study; . Competence in information management; . Competence in understanding the language of other specialists; . Knowledge of a foreign language; . Using the internet as a communication medium and information source; . Competence in interpersonal relations; . Competence to communicate with people who are not experts in the field; . Adaptability to new situations; . Self-criticism and self-evaluation; (by decreasing order of importance)
Teaching hours per semester
total of teaching hours
Sseminar or study visit
Bibliography of reference
Engineering Fundamentals, An Introduction to Engineering, Saeed Moaveni, Thomson, 2005
Partition of contact hours: Lectures 0h, Theoretical-Practical 15 h, Laboratory Practice 0h, Field Work 0h, Seminar 30h, Tutorial 5h, Other 15h.
Evaluation components and corresponding weights (as percentage) in the final grade:
Seminar report or field trip 20, Participation in dissemination activities 30.
The course will follow a seminar strategy and the students will have to make an abstract of approximately 2000 characters of each seminar.
Some lectures are accompanied by work to be undertaken by students using the Internet. Participation in dissemination activities, including training sessions, will be made in initiatives supported by the Physics Department, under the supervision of a teacher.