Ethical Issues in Engineering

Ethical Issues in Engineering

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This volume focuses on ethical issues confronting individual engineers and the entire profession. Case studies provide a variety of perspectives on issues such as codes of conduct, protecting public safety and welfare, conflicts of interest, covering design flaws and the role of the engineer in the business world. Deborah Johnson's readings have been specially selected to be accessible to students as they highlight the issues and promote careful thinking.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 180.34 x 231.14 x 33.02mm | 589.67g
  • Pearson
  • Englewood Cliffs, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0132905787
  • 9780132905787

Table of contents

1. Introduction.

2. Putting the Issues in Context.

3. The Role of Professional Codes of Ethics.

4. The Engineer's Responsibilities to Society.

5. The Engineer's Obligations of Loyalty to Employer.

6. Obligations to Clients and Fairplay in Engineering.

7. Changing Engineers and Engineering.
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