Humphreys, Kenneth King.

What every engineer should know about ethics / Ethics Kenneth K. Humphreys. - New York : Marcel Dekker, c1999. - 1 online resource (viii, 249 p.) : ill. - What every engineer should know ; v. 35 . - What every engineer should know ; v. 35. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Problem-Solving in Engineering Ethics / Leonard Ferenz -- 2. Defining Engineering Ethics -- 3. Ethical Technologies in Engineering, Construction, and Project Management / Peter J. Rutland -- 4. Continuing Professional Development in Engineering -- 5. Professional Engineering Licensing and Registration Laws -- 6. The "Engineers Creed" and the "Order of the Engineer" -- 7. What Constitutes Professionalism? -- 8. Working Within Your Discipline / Russell C. Lindsay -- 9. Reasonable Safety vs. Foolproof Design / Russell C. Lindsay -- 10. Compensation and Employment Ethics / Russell C. Lindsay -- 11. Ethics in Forensic (Legal) Consulting / Russell C. Lindsay -- 12. Whistleblowing -- 13. International Ethics -- 14. The First Fundamental Canon and the Second Mile -- 15. Selected Case Studies -- Appendix. Engineering Codes of Ethics.

"This compact reference succinctly explains the engineering profession's codes of ethics using case studies drawn from decisions of the National Society of Professional Engineers' (NSPE) Board of Ethical Review, examining ethical challenges in engineering, construction, and project management - including study questions to supplement general engineering survey courses and a list of references to aid practicing engineers in exploring topics in depth."--BOOK JACKET.

0585157782 (electronic bk.) 9780585157788 (electronic bk.)


Engineering ethics.
Electronic books.

TA157 / .K52 1999

174/.962