Engineering Ethics

ISBN-10: 0132145219
ISBN-13: 9780132145213
Edition: 4th 2012
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Description: This text provides a resource for the study of engineering ethics and to help future engineers be prepared for confronting and resolving ethical dilemmas that they might encounter during their professional careers.

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Book details

List price: $66.60
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.276

This text provides a resource for the study of engineering ethics and to help future engineers be prepared for confronting and resolving ethical dilemmas that they might encounter during their professional careers.

Introduction
Background Ideas
Why Study Engineering Ethics?
Engineering Is Managing the Unknown
Personal vs. Professional Ethics
The Origins of Ethical Thought
Ethics and the Law
Ethics Problems Are Like Design Problems
Case Studies
Summary
References
Problems
Professionalism and Codes of Ethics
Introduction
Is Engineering a Profession?
Codes of Ethics
Key Terms
References
Problems
Understanding Ethical Problems
Introduction
A Brief History of Ethical Thought
Ethical Theories
Non-Western Ethical Thinking
Key Terms
References
Problems
Ethical Problem-Solving Techniques
Introduction
Analysis of Issues in Ethical Problems
Line Drawing
Flow Charting
Confl ict Problems
An Application of Problem-Solving Methods: Bribery/Acceptance of Gifts
Key Terms
References
Problems
Risk, Safety, and Accidents
Introduction
Safety and Risk
Accidents
Key Terms
References
Problems
The Rights and Responsibilities of Engineers
Introduction
Professional Responsibilities
Professional Rights
Whistle-Blowing
Key Terms
References
Problems
Ethical Issues in Engineering Practice
Introduction
Environmental Ethics
Computer Ethics
Ethics and Research
Key Terms
References
Problems
Doing the Right Thing
References
Problems
Codes of Ethics of Professional
Engineering Societies
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE)
Japan Society of Civil Engineers
Bibliography
General Books on Engineering Ethics
Journals with Articles on Engineering Ethics and Cases
Websites
Index

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