Professional_Ethics_Week1

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2011-06-22 16:57:19
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Review cards for Professional Ethics as part of an Electrical Engineering course of study.
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  1. What was the name of the engineer who strongly advised against the launch of The Challenger on 28 January 1986?
    Cheif O-ring engineer Roger Boisjoly
  2. Who was the early 20th century Russian engineer who was secretly executed for his unabashed reports on government engineerng and humanitarian shortcomings?
    Peter Palchinsky
  3. Who was the man who, in 1993, led a team to Sarejevo, Bosnia, and secretly installed a system for safe drinking water? What is the name of the engineering/disaster relief organization he founded in 1969?
    Fred Cuny, who founded Intertect at age 27.
  4. Name four examples of disaster cases that have been important in the development of engineering ethics.
    • – The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Case
    • –Goodrich A 7 Brake Case18
    • –The DC-10 Case
    • – The Challenger and Columbia Cases
  5. Name four examples of "Good Works."
    • -The Sealed-Beam Headlight
    • -Air Bags
    • -Disaster Relief
    • -Engineers Without Borders
  6. Give Code of Ethics Principle #1.
    Engineers shall hold paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public and shall strive to comply with the principles of sustainable development in the performance of their professional duties.
  7. Give Code of Ethics Principle #2.
    Engineers shall perform services only in areas of their competence.
  8. Give Code of Ethics Principle #3.
    Engineers shall issue public statements only in an objective and truthful manner
  9. Give Code of Ethics Principle #4.
    Engineers shall act in professional matters for each employer or client as faithful agents or trustees, and shall avoid conflicts of interest.
  10. Give Code of Ethics Principle #5.
    Engineers shall build their professional reputation on the merit of their services and shall not compete unfairly with others.
  11. Give Code of Ethics Principle #6.
    Engineers shall act in such a manner as to uphold and enhance the honor, integrity, and dignity of the engineering profession and shall act with zero-tolerance for bribery, fraud, and corruption.
  12. Give Code of Ethics Principle #7.
    Engineers shall continue their professional development throughout their careers, and shall provide opportunities for the professional development of those engineers under their supervision.

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