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Induction Course for new M&E Engineers

20 & 21 July 2010
(9.00 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.)

22 July 2010
(9.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.)

Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

organised by

Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia

BEM approved PDP: 24 hours

00 per person RM 850.30 per person Registration is on a first-come. 03-20950031. 3. Language English will be used for the course and course materials. first-served basis. 63-2 & 65-2. depts. A brief run through of M&E design engineering practice. 50490 Kuala Lumpur For further enquiries. please contact the ACEM secretariat at tel. Registration Fees ACEM member firms Others (payment received by/before 16 July 2010) (payment received after 16 July 2010.00 per person RM Accreditation by Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) The course is accredited by BEM for Professional Career Development Training. Introduce Professional M&E Consulting Engineering service to new M&E Engineers. Completed registration forms should be returned to the ACEM secretariat by 12 July 2010 to the following address: Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia and Engineers in consulting engineering firms with up to 2 years’ experience.) (Fee covers course materials. Medan Setia 1 Damansara Heights. fax 03-20953499 or e-mail sec@acem. including Government Local Order) (payment through e-perolehan by Govt. substitution of participants can be arranged by informing the ACEM secretariat one week before the course commences. Target Audience Mechanical or Electrical Engineers without formal training in Consulting Engineering practice. Payment by cheque should be issued to ‘Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia. 2. However. Registration fee must be submitted together with the registration form.00 per person RM 900. lunch and tea breaks) RM 750. To prepare course participants for further training in specific M&E engineering practice. .Objective 1.’ Fee will not be refunded for any cancellation.

unenforceable contract.2 Overview of Laws having relevance to the practice of Engineering (‘Local Council Act’.2 Dispute resolution and arbitration (introductory level only). (Development Order. 1. tender. 3.Eng.3 Preliminary Project Development. direct. ‘Fire Services Act’ etc) (list and brief description of function only). privity of contract. ‘Roads. etc. basic principles of torts. Professional Practice Laws and Regulations Governing the Engineering Profession 1. 2. Drainage & Building Act’. Introduction to Construction Contract 3. ‘good samaritan syndrome’.2 Pre-Project Assessment Land issues. 4. professional conduct. certifications by the Engineer.1 Introduction to Contract Law and Common Law as practiced in commonwealth countries. 4. 2. and the contractual relationships between the various parties in a construction contract.5 Common issues of Professional Conduct (letter of release. design (preliminary & detail). Concept of Professionalism and Engineer’s Responsibility Towards Society & the Public 2. 4. 1. documentations.1 Overview of Flow Procedure and parties and authorities involved. 4. NSC.1 Four key concepts in Professionalism (public interest. 4. UBBL.) 4.7 Certificate of Completion and Compliance. conflict of interest. ‘Town Planning Act’.4 Introduction to Civil Law Act.3 Overview of manuals and technical standards mandatory under statutory requirements (list and brief description only). 2. Final Account.6 Post Construction. work acceptance procedures.4 Design and Tender. 3. technical feasibility. 4. fiduciary interest. 2. basic concepts.3 Types of construction contract. turnkey.1 The Registration of Engineers Act & Registration of Engineers Regulations. 1.3 The regulated profession and the unregulated profession. 2. sub-contract.4 Route to registration as P. etc). report and appointment of contractor.2 Code of professional conduct. Building Plan Approval etc.Course Contents I. oral and written contract. Defects Liability. submission and responsibility of the Engineer. 1. 3. voidable contract. . duty of care required of a professional. expert knowledge). fit-for-purpose etc. BOT. socio-economic feasibility.5 Construction. Work Flow of the Consultant Engineer for a Typical Construction Project 4. taking-over and supplanting. economic feasibility.

metering scheme and project phasing 2. .5 Motor circuits 4.3 Basic insulation scheme 3.3 Voltage drop considerations for distribution scheme 4.4 Types of switchgears. transformers and cables 3.6 Lighting design 4.1 Load estimates 2.4 Department of Environment 1.II. 1.7 Voltage/Current surges protection 4.4 Space planning 2. 3.3 Requirements for essential and emergency power supply 2.5 Cable routes planning Considerations for High Voltage Supply Scheme Design 3.3 Bomba requirements 1.1 Main switchboards 4.2 Determination of supply voltage.2 Distribution boards 4.5 Others Electricity Supply Planning 2.1 Energy Commission 1. Electrical High Voltage & Low Voltage Installations Rules and Regulations Governing Electrical Engineering Practice 1. 5.6 Overhead lines versus Underground cabling issues Considerations for Low Voltage Supply Scheme Design 4.4 Diesel generator standby sets 4.2 TNB requirements 1. 6.2 Fault level current 3.1 Effects of electromagnetic fields in high voltage design 3.5 Supply security issues 3.8 Harmonics currents Protection Schemes and Testing 5. 4.2 Testing rationales Lightning Protection Scheme and Earthing System 2.1 Protection rationales 5.

3 Water flow control 6.1 Room air conditioners (RAC) 3. 5.6 Variable refrigerant volume (VRV) systems 3.5 Refrigerant issue Systems 3.III. Rules and Regulations Governing Air Conditioning and Mechanical Ventilation Systems 1.3 Air cooled packaged units 3.1 Pipework design 5.2 Pumps Control and Instrumentation 6.2 Humidity control 6.2 ASHRAE/CIBSE 1.3 Psychrometrics 2.3 Uniform Building By-Laws 1984 1.4 Cooling load estimation and software 2. Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Basics 2. 4.1 Introduction to air conditioning 2.5 Chilled water system 3. Air Conditioning and Mechanical Ventilation Systems 1. 7. .4 Building automation system and controls ARI 550/590-98 for Chillers 2. 3.4 Bomba requirement Heating. 6.7 Other systems Air Distribution and Human Comfort Water Side 5.2 Principles of refrigeration 2.4 Water cooled packaged units 3.1 Carrier handbook/Trane handbook 1.2 Split units 3.1 Temperature control 6.

3 BS 5655/EN 81 Part 1 1.5 Operation control 2.2 Layout 2. 3.3 Drive systems (motion control) 2.2 Range 5. Elevator and Escalator 1.2 Elevator monitoring system 6.8 Design estimates 2.4 EN 115 1. .10 Interfacing in the building and other systems Elevator Application/Type 3.4 Door systems 2. 4.1 Machine-roomless elevator 6.2 Range 4.2 Service 3.1 Main components 4.3 Application/Type Special Topics 6.4 Remote elevator monitoring system 2.1 System design 2.2 Malaysia Building Uniform By-Laws 1984 1. 5.7 Signals/Fixtures 2.3 Escalator remote monitoring system 6.IV. Rules and Regulations Governing Elevator and Escalator 1.1 Passenger 3.5 Approval procedures Elevator Basics 2.1 Main components 5. 6.1 Factories and Machinery Act 1967 1.3 Application/Type Travolator 5.9 Traffic analysis 2.6 Car Interiors 2.4 Freight Escalator 4.3 Dumbwaiter 3.

5 Local Authorities Cold Water Systems Design for Buildings 3. Cold Water Plumbing Systems Rules and Regulations Governing Cold Water Plumbing Systems 1.5 Plumbing valves 4. 6.8 Pumps and accessories 3.6 Sizing of cold water supply pipes 3.2 Copper tubing joints 5.1 Galvanised steel pipes and fittings 4.1 Plumbing cold water terminology 3.1 Galvanised steel threaded joints 5.4 Plastic pipe joints Testing and Inspecting the Plumbing System 6. solder joint and flare joint fittings 4. 4.3 Consultants 2. Installing and Supporting Pipe 5.3 Plastic pipe and fittings 4.4 Uses of piping materials 4.3 Computation of water demand for various types of building 3.2 Local Authority requirements (JBA) 1. 1. 5. .1 Plumbing system tests 6.7 Sizing of booster pumps and hydro-pneumatic pumps inclusive of types of control 3.4 Tank sizing method and types of tank available in the market 3.3 Welded and flange joints 5. 3.3 British Standards Functions of Various Firms or Organisations in Cold Water Design and Installations 2.2 Copper tubing.V.4 Contractors 2.2 Standards applicable for cold water system design 3.1 Water supply rules (Cawangan Bekalan Air.5 Introduction of various cold water systems for building 3.2 How to apply plumbing test 2.2 Architects 2.6 Water meters Joining. JKR) 1.9 Water hammer effects Plumbing Cold Water Materials 4.1 Owners 2.

3 Uses of piping materials Joining.1 Local Authorities’ requirements (Unit Sanitari) 1.3 Introduction of various plumbing sanitary designs 3.1 Plumbing sanitary terminology 3.1 Plumbing system tests 6.2 Standards applicable for plumbing sanitary design 3. 5.3 Consultants 2.2 Architects 2. 4. Installing and Supporting Pipe 5.2 How to apply a plumbing test 2.1 Owners 2. .4 Sizing of sanitary drainage and vent pipes 3.2 British Standards Functions of Various Firms or Organisations in Sanitary Design 2.VI.5 Local Authorities Plumbing Sanitary Designs for Buildings 3. Sanitary Plumbing Systems 1.2 Plastic pipe joints 5. 3.2 Plastic pipes and fittings 4.1 Cast iron soil pipe and fittings 4. 6.5 Design of grease traps for kitchen areas Plumbing Sanitary Materials 4.1 Cast iron soil pipe joints 5. Rules and Regulations Governing Sanitary Plumbing Systems 1.4 Contractors 2.3 Installing and supporting pipes Testing and Inspecting the Plumbing System 6.

5 Portable extinguishers 3.4 Roller shutters 7.1 Public address system 5.3 Dry and wet riser systems 3.5 Automated doors 7.5 Conventional and addressable systems Public Address and Intercom Systems 5. 4.2 Special detectors 4. 5. 3. LPC 1.3 NFPA. 6.2 Genset 7.1 External fire hydrants 3.6 Central fire station 2.1 Smoke extraction system 6.1 Lifts 7.3 Fire fighting access Active Fire Systems 3.6 Gaseous extinguishing systems 3.3 ACMV plants 7.2 Emergency escape exits and staircases 2. Rules and Regulations Governing Fire Fighting and Alarm Systems 1. Fire Fighting and Alarm Systems 1. 7.1 Compartmentation for fire separation 2. .1 Smoke and heat detectors 4.2 Hose reel system 3.4 Automatic sprinkler system 3.7 Foam system Fire Detection and Alarm Systems 4.1 Uniform Building By-Laws 1984 1.3 Fire lobby pressurisation system Fire Mode Interface Operation with all other Services 7.VII.2 Staircase pressurisation system 6.2 Fire Services Act 1.4 Fire alarm panel 4.4 Approval procedures Passive Fire Safety Provisions (Architectural Scope of Responsibility) 2.2 Firemen’s intercom system Smoke Control System 6.3 Manual call points 4.

1 Building automation systems 2. Ng Yong Kong Ir. Wong Kian Lon Ir.4 Space planning and design optimisation (Integrated design) 2.3 Multi-tenanted communication design considerations 2.3 Internet connectivity Incorporation of ICT into M&E Services 2.1 Software tools and office automation considerations 1.VIII. Wong See Foong Ir. Wong Shu Leong NYK Engineering & Trading Sdn Bhd Jurutera Perunding Inspirasi Sdn Bhd Hitachi Elevator Engineering (M) Sdn Bhd SM Consulting Engineers Sdn Bhd MEP Engineering Sdn Bhd SSP (E&M) Sdn Bhd (Course lecturers are subject to change without prior notice) . Soon See Leak Ir. Saravanan Mahalingam Ir. Use of IT as an Important Tool for Rendering Services 1.2 Security systems 2. Course Lecturers Ir.2 Network ready office environment 1. ICT and its relevance in M&E Services 1.

Registration Form (to be returned by 12 July 2010) Induction Course for new M&E Engineers 20 – 22 July 2010 Seri Pacific Hotel. _____________________ for RM______________ being registration fee for the course. depts.) RM 750.30 per person  Enclosed is cheque no.:________________ Fax:________________ E-mail: Contact Person: ACEM member firms Others (payment received by/before 16 July 2010) (payment received after 16 July 2010.00 per person  RM 850.00 per person  RM 900. including Government Local Order) (payment through e-perolehan by Govt.00 per person  RM 907. ______________________________________ Signature & Company Stamp ___________________ Date . Kuala Lumpur Name (in full): Organisation: Address: Designation: Years of working experience: Tel.