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USMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Hamdard University HS201 Engineering Ethics Week 01
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Engineering Ethics Why should I study Ethics? What is Engineering? What is Profession? Some cases Course contents Course structures Policies My modus operandi
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What is engineering? Your ideas here!
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What is Engineering Engineering is the profession in which the knowledge of mathematical and natural sciences gained by study, experience, and practice is applied with judgment to develop ways to utilize, economically, the materials and forces of nature for the benefit of mankind (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology)
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What is Profession? Examples of Professions: Physician, Lawyer, engineer, others Examples of Non-professions: Plumber, fashion model, sales clerk, others What distinguish profession from other occupations? Your ideas here
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What are the characteristics of profession Special knowledge and intellectual skills Forma education, often graduate degree Professional authority, judgment, peer review Community sanction, accreditation, licensing AIChE, ASCE, IEEE, ACM…….
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Why do professionals have special ethical responsibility? Professional have clients, not customer (what is the difference) Clients must trust professionals Profession serves a public good Code of ethics: special responsibilities of professionals
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Cases Introduction: some cases Ethics Engineering ethics
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1912: Titanic Introduction: some cases
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1973: Ford Pinto : Fuel System design Introduction: some cases
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1974: DC 10 Turkish jet crashes near Paris, killing 345 Introduction: some cases
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1984: Bhopal Accident(India): chemical plant Introduction: some cases
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1986: Challenger Space Shuttle Disaster Introduction: some cases
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1986: Tchernobyl: Nuclear Power Plant Disaster Introduction: some cases
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1987 : Herald of Free Enterprise (Zeebrugge, Be) Introduction: some cases
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1998 : ICE Train Accident in Eschede (Germany) Introduction: some cases
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2000: Concorde Crash (Paris) Introduction: some cases
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Introduction: some cases 2006 : Maglev Train Accident in Lathen (Germany)
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2004 : Millau Viaduct (France) Introduction: some cases
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Introduction: some cases 2008 : Boeing 787 vs Airbus 380?
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Conclusions? -
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2011 for the course ETHIC el 201 taught by Professor Pl during the Spring '11 term at Uni San Francisco de Quito.

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