Engineering

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Tar sands oil spill in arkansas
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Nadya Sanjaya
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Objective:
This take home exam is designed to test your understanding and interpretation of engineering ethics principles and social science issues as related to contemporary engineering problems.

Procedure:
Select a current engineering topic that is not the Dreamliner. Follow the questions on the subsequent pages.

Writing format:
Times new roman font, 12 pt. Single-spaced with justified margins. Just like on this page here. One space in between each paragraph. Email the final copy to r.angelo.borrelli@gmail.com.

Points will be deducted for incorrect format.

Citations:
Please cite all sources you use. In the text of the paper, please use a superscript when you make a citation, like this.1 Then, in the REFERENCES section, list your sources in order.

Length:
‘Sufficient.’ I am not going to give a set page limit. Be concise but show depth.

Writing style:
You will be writing in some form, whether technical writing or essays, and then when you get jobs in the real world. There is no time to start practicing like now. Grammar and spelling are part of the grade! Proof-read your paper several times!

1. Introduction [10]
Please introduce your topic and explain why it is important to you.

The topic I’m writing is about the tar sands oil spill in Mayflower, Arkansas. ExxonMobil, the company that runs the pipeline was in charge of the clean up. The pipeline carrying hundreds of thousands of gallons of Canadian crude oil and water from Illinois ruptured on March 29. According to the lawsuit, more than 19,000 barrels were spilled but ExxonMobil has said that between 3,500 and 5,000 barrels (at 42 gallons per barrel) of their tar sand oil flow into a residential and surrounding wetlands. The tar oil sands spill caused the…...

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