Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA)
CBA cant take into account many of the more
subjective aspects of a decision.
Chapter # 3
The CBA of building of a dam wont include issues
such as whether the benefits outweigh the loss of
a scenic wilderness area o
Solved Example (Ethical Theories)
Each case is different and should be analyze and argued subjectively. Conclusion of one case cannot be
assumed and applied to other cases. Make suitable changes in summary points given below based on
After reading this chapter,
you will be able to
0 Discuss the responsibilities
and rights that engineers
0 Understand what a con-
flict of interest is and know
how to manage one, and
0 Determine what whistle-
blowing is and when it is
Behave! (Use your knowledge only for good)
Conflicts of Interest
Considered a professional v
Rights and Responsibilities
Do rights appropriately oset responsibili2es?
Do engineers have the right to refuse?
Do they have the right to be believed?
Should they be protected?
Whose rights take precedence?
Roger Boisjoily on Professional.
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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
United States of America
by Roger M. Boisjoly, PE
Reprinted from IEEE-USA AICNCC Newsletter (September 1998)
Why we need Ethical Theories?
Workable ethical problem-solving techniques
require a framework for decision making.
Chapter # 3
This framework can be designed based on
several theories of ethics.
Ethical Theories I
The relatively large number
Ford Pinto Case (4) Some Questions
Is it ethical for a company, such as Ford, to perform
cost-benefit analyses when lives are involved?
As a society we often perform cost-benefit analyses
involving lives. For example, we do not require
Review of problems of chapter # 1
3. Engineering design generally involves 5 steps:
Developing a statement of the problems and/or a
set of specifications,
Gathering information pertinent to the problem,
Designing several alternatives that mee
Setting apart unethical practices
Modern professions practiced certain CoE
declared by various professional societies.
SS 145 Engineering Ethics
These codes serve to guide practitioners of
the profession in making decisions about how
Morals & Ethics
Morals are principles or habits with respect to
right or wrong conduct.
SS 145 Engineering Ethics
Ethics is the study of the characteristics
(different facets) of morals.
Lecture # 1
Ethics also deals with the moral choices tha
The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster
The explosion of the space shuttle challenger is perhaps the most widely written about case in engineering ethics because of the extensive
media coverage at the time of the accident and also because of
ETHICAL PROBLEM SOLVING
Analysis of Issues in Ethical Problems
An Application of Problem-Solving Methods:
Bribery/Acceptance of Gifts
ANALYSIS OF ISSUES IN ETHICAL PROBLEM
CHAPTER 0 ISLAMIC ETHICS OF ENGINEERING
NUCES FAST Lahore Campus
Engineering Ethics - Khawar Ayub
Text Book : Text : Ethics in Engineering
Martin & Schinzinger 4th ed
Engineers shall hold paramo
A Framework for Thinking Ethi.
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A Framework for Thinking Ethically
This document is designed as an introduction to thinking ethically. We all have an image of our better
selves-of how we are when we act ethically or are "
Roll #: K_-_
SS 145 Engineering Economics. HO # 1
Charting a Course from Recent Grad to Citizen Engineer
By Greg Papadopoulos on Jun 30, 2006
I've spent a good part of my ca
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Cases from Midterm-I and Re-Midterm Exams
Facts: Engineer The XYZ Corporation has been advised by a State Pollution Control Authority that it has 60 days
to apply for a permit to discharge manufacturing wastes into a receiving body of