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Contracts of Special Interest to Engineers

Introduction

In their working lives, most engineers encounter many of the kinds of contracts affecting the public at large, as well as specific contracts not directly affecting the public. For example, few engineers directly encounter entertainment contracts (another specialty contract form) such as those common in media businesses. Specialized contracts that do directly affect most engineers include employment agreements (which are similar to consulting agreements), engineering and construction contracts, and government contracts (the latter at all levels, federal, state, and local). The goal of this chapter is to survey these specialized forms of contracts.

Employment Agreements

Employment ...

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