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FINAL EXAMINATION JULY 2011 SEMESTER 1/2011/2012 ACADEMIC SESSION

COURSE COURSE CODE DURATION FACULTY GROUP LECTURER

: ENGINEER & SOCIETY : KFS 4382 : 2 HOURS : ENGINEERING : BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (HONS.) : PROF. DR. ZAINAL ARIPIN BIN ZAKARIAH

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

This question paper consists of two (2) sections. Students are required to answer Section A and two questions from section B.

Candidates are NOT ALLOWED to bring any unauthorized items into the exam hall except with the permission of your invigilator.

Do Not Open The Question Paper Until Instructed

This Question Paper Consists of THREE (3) Printed Pages

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Section A (Compulsory question) QUESTION 1 The Federal Government is planning to build a Sports Complex in Kuala Selangor. When realized the complex will be able to promote sporting activities for people in Selangor and southern Perak. The facilities can be used by school children and adults. This complex is equipped so that it can be a venue for international events. This project once completed will help to stimulate the economic development of the surrounding areas. In preparing for big events Kuala Selangor council is planning for the township development. This will include construction of new roads, hotels, good shopping area and other support facilities. You have been appointed as the consultant to propose the project. In your study you have to address public safety in parts of the total project. This will include: i. Construction safety, ii. Environment protection, and iii. Safety of users. What are the questions to be asked and explain why the clarifications are necessary. You may look at the situation according to your area of expertise. (40 marks) (Total: 40 marks)

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Section B (Choose any two questions) QUESTION 2 Discuss the dilemma that engineers face in balancing capital expenditure versus optimum design for efficient operations...
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