Ethics in Engineering Practice and Research [E-Book] / Caroline Whitbeck, Case Western Reserve University.
Whitbeck, Caroline, (author)
Second edition.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011
1 online resource (xxiii, 414 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Part I. Values and the Evaluation of acts in engineering: Introduction to ethical reasoning and engineering ethics; 1. Professional practice in engineering; 2. Two examples of professional behavior: Roger Boisjoly and William Lemessurier; Part II. Engineering Responsibility: 3. Ethics as design - doing justice to moral problems; 4. Central professional responsibilities of engineers; 5. Computers, software, and digital information; 6. Rights and responsibilities regarding intellectual property; 7. Workplace rights and responsibilities; Part III. Responsible research conduct: 8. Ethics in the changing domain of research; 9. Responsible authorship and credit in engineering and scientific research; Part IV. The future of engineering: 10. Responsibility for the environment; 11. End use and 'macro' issues.