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In this article, the writer provides a discussion of engineering ethics, including a discussion of the codes of ethics of both the NSPE and ASCE. Also included in the discussion are examples of disasters stemming from a breach of engineering ethics and why successful engineers must be able to inspire trust and confidence in others where their honesty and integrity is concerned.
From the Paper:"Significant media attention has been involved in focusing a greater spotlight on engineering ethics in the wake of disasters related to a breach of ethics like the Challenger disaster, the Kansas City Hyatt-Regency Hotel walkways collapse and the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Engineering ethics is the field of applied ethics which examines and sets standards for engineers' obligations to the public their clients employers and the profession. There is no single uniform system or standard of ethical conduct across the entire profession of engineering ..."
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