Engr 101 Assignment 11.5 and 11.7

Engr 101 Assignment 11.5 and 11.7 - Yeiser 1 Aubree Yeiser...

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Aubree Yeiser Dean Yates Engineering 101 10 November 2009 Assignment 11.5 For this case, it is no way ethically acceptable for the engineer to recommend that the company should produce the three-wheeled ATV. It is directly stated in the Code of Ethics for Engineers that “engineers shall approve only those engineering documents that are in conformity with applicable standards.” In this case it is not a document being passed, but a type of vehicle. Although there is no legal issue with producing the three- wheel ATV, the fact that tests have proven it to be more dangerous than the four-wheeled vehicle are enough to verify out ruling the idea of producing the three-wheeler. Along with the general issue of the buyer’s safety, the aspect of money has to be brought into consideration. The three-wheeled vehicle would in theory make a higher profit for the company, however this does not factor into account the possible law suits present in producing a vehicle know to be unstable. From personal experience, a friend of mine
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Engr 101 Assignment 11.5 and 11.7 - Yeiser 1 Aubree Yeiser...

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