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COURSE NAME : ENGINEERS IN SOCIETY

COURSE CODE : MEC600

TEST 1 : 8 DEC 2016

TIME : 1 HOUR 30 MINUTES

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

1. This question paper consists of four (4) questions.

2. Answer ALL questions in the Answer Booklet. Start each answer on a new page.

3. Answer ALL questions in ENGLISH.

Students are required to write the number of question answered in the space provided at the top
4.
of each page of the answer scripts.

5. Do not bring any material into the examination room unless permission is given by the invigilator.

6. Students are not allowed to take out the question papers and the blank answer booklets.

7. Do not waste usage of paper. If you do so, marks will be penalized.

Write your answers in the Answer Script in sequence to the order of the questions in the test
8.
paper. If you dont, marks will be penalized.

9. Write your answers neatly, clearly and legibly. Else, you will lose marks.

It is your responsibility to fill up your details in the table in the next page. Again, if you dont
10.
comply, marks will be deducted.

Read and obey the questions steadfastly. If the question asked to list 5 points and you answer
11. more than 5 points, you will get ZERO mark straight away. So read the questions properly, dont
rush, understand it clearly well before you start to attempt to answer them.

DO NOT TURN THIS PAGE UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO


STUDENTS NAME

UITM ID NO.

GROUP NO.

LECTURERS NAME

(Note: to be filled by lecturer)

QUESTION CO1/PO6 CO2/PO7 CO3/PO8 CO3/PO12


NO
1(a) CO1/PO
6/A3 (15
marks)

1(b) CO3/PO8/
A3(15
marks)

2 (a) CO3/PO8/
A4(10
marks)
2(b) CO3/PO8/
A4(15
marks)

3(a) CO1/PO
7/A4(10
marks)

3(b) CO1/PO
7/A4(15
marks)

4(a) CO1/PO
6/A3(10
marks)

4(b) CO1/PO
6/A1(10
marks)

TOTAL 35% 25% 40%

OVERALL
QUESTION 1

a) Explain four roles of an engineer and illustrate with an example for each role.
CO1/PO6/A3(15 marks)

b) You have just graduated with an accredited mechanical engineering degree from UiTM.
Propose the route on how you can become a professional engineer with practising certificate
in Malaysia.
CO3/PO8/A3(15 marks)

QUESTION 2

a) Explain what is meant by conflict of interest and illustrate with an example.


CO3/PO8/A4(10 marks)

b) With an example, explain what a professional engineer should do if his professional advice is
overruled or amended by his employer or client that may endanger life and/or property.
CO3/PO8/A4(15 marks)

QUESTION 3

a) Explain what is meant by sustainable development and give three approaches to achieve
sustainability.
CO2/PO7/A4(10 marks)

b) Identify three types of pollution that can occur during the construction of a highway and the
steps that can be taken to prevent or minimize them.
CO1/PO7/A4(15 marks)

QUESTION 4

a) PDCA cycle is fundamental approach in management. Share the key activities in each step
in PDCA cycle and support it with example in order to attain management goals.
CO1/PO6/A3(10 marks)

b) Within the Law of Contract, describe with example four situation how the contract
considered to be discharge.
CO1/PO6/A1(10 marks)

END OF QUESTION PAPER


COURSE NAME : ENGINEERS IN SOCIETY
COURSE CODE : MEC600
FINAL TEST : 23 DECEMBER 2016
TIME : 2.5 HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

12. This question paper consists of SIX (6) questions.

13. Answer ALL questions in the Answer Booklet. Start each answer on a new page.

14. Answer ALL questions in ENGLISH.

Students are required to write the number of question answered in the space provided at
15. the top of each page of the answer scripts.

Do not bring any material into the examination room unless permission is given by the
16. invigilator.

17. Students are not allowed to take out the question papers and the blank answer booklets.

18. Do not waste usage of paper. If you do so, marks will be penalized.
Write your answers in the Answer Script in sequence to the order of the questions in the
19. test paper. If you dont, marks will be penalized.

20. Write your answers neatly, clearly and legibly. Else, you will lose marks.
It is your responsibility to fill up your details in the table in the next page. Again, if you
21. dont comply, marks will be deducted.

Read and obey the questions steadfastly. If the question asked to list 5 points and you
answer more than 5 points, you will get ZERO mark straight away. So read the questions
22. properly, dont rush, understand it clearly well before you start to attempt to answer
them.

DO NOT TURN THIS PAGE UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO


STUDENTS
NAME

UITM ID NO.

GROUP NO.

LECTURERS
NAME

(Note: to be filled by lecturer)


QUESTION NO CO1/PO6 CO2/PO7 CO3/PO8 CO4/PO12

1(a) CO1/PO6/ 1
A4 (6
marks)

1(b) CO2/PO7/A
3(10 marks)

1(c) CO1/PO6/
A5(6
marks)

2 (a) CO3/PO8/ 1
A4(5
marks)

2(b) CO3/PO8/
A4(6
marks)

3 CO1/PO6/
A2(10
marks)

4 CO4/PO1
2/A4(10
marks)

5 CO4/PO1
2/A4(12
marks)
6(a) CO4/PO1
2/A3(15
marks)

6(b) CO4/PO1
2/A3(6
marks)

6(c) CO4/PO1
2/A3(6
marks)

6(d) CO4/PO1
2/A3(8
marks)

TOTAL 22% 10 % 11% 57 %

OVERALL
QUESTION 1

c) Explain the difference between an engineer and a scientist.


CO1/PO6/A4 (6 marks)

d) With examples, describe two elements of sustainable development in terms of the environment.
CO2/PO7/A5(10 marks)

e) From the modern view point, describe the three aspects that define management.
CO1/PO6/A5(6 marks)

QUESTION 2

a) Briefly explain the purpose of the Engineers Act 1967.


CO3/PO8/A4(5 marks)

b) Describe solving approaches for an ethical case, when you suspect that your employee is
involved in stealing the products.

CO3/PO8/A4(6 marks)

QUESTION 3

Besides the proposal, give six elements of a contract.


CO1/PO6/A2(10 marks)

QUESTION 4
Explain what is meant by monopoly and give four reasons that causes it to occur in the market.
Recommend a strategy for the monopolist to consider if it wants to sell more of its product or
commodity.
CO4/PO12/A4(10 marks)

QUESTION 5

Briefly describe the activity of marketing and state what is a market. Give the four marketing mix
in a marketing environment.
CO4/PO12/A4(12 marks)

QUESTION 6

a) You just purchased a pin inserting machine to relieve some bottleneck problems that have been
created in manufacturing a PC board. The machine costs RM 56,000 and has an estimated
service life of 5 years. At that time, the estimated salvage value is RM 5,000. The machine is
expected to operate 2,500 hours per year. The expected annual operating and maintenance cost
would be RM 6,000 per year. If your firms interest rate is 15 %, calculate the machine cost
per hour.
CO4/PO12/A3(15 marks)

b) Consider the investment project with the following Net Cash Flow

Year Net cash flow


0 - RM 1,500
1 RM X
2 RM 650
3 RM X
Find the value of X if the projects IRR is 10 %.
CO4/PO12/A3(6 marks)

c) Suppose that Ralph invest RM 300 in a Unit Trust bond that is cashed in 10 years for RM
500. Determine the IRR for this investment.
CO4/PO12/A3(6 marks)

d) By replacing its assembly line conveyor with an asynchronous conveyor, ALI Manufacturing
will save RM 50,000 per year in rework and maintenance. The asynchronous conveyor will
cost RM 275,000 with a life span of 15 years. If the benchmark of ALI Manufacturing is 10
%, decide whether the asynchronous conveyor should be installed.
CO4/PO12/A3(8 marks)

END OF QUESTION PAPER

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