Engineering Ethics: Crash Course Engineering #27

We’ve talked about many important concepts for engineers, but today we’re going to discuss a hugely important one that you might not even realize is an engineering concept: ethics. We’ll talk about what a Code of Ethics is. We’ll explore engineering ethics and the ethical theories of utilitarianism, rights ethics, and duty ethics. We’ll also take a look at a few different real life examples of ethical problems in engineering.

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RESOURCES:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/ethics/introduction/intro_1.shtml
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethic
https://www.nspe.org/resources/ethics/code-ethics
https://www.asce.org/question-of-ethics-articles/aug-2011/
https://www.asce.org/question-of-ethics-articles/jan-2007/
http://www.asce.org/code-of-ethics/
https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/utilitarianism-history/
https://onlinemasters.ohio.edu/blog/ultimate-guide-to-engineering-ethics/
https://www.raeng.org.uk/policy/engineering-ethics/ethics
https://interestingengineering.com/understanding-hyatt-regency-walkway-collapse

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