Ethics, Technology, and Engineering

An Introduction
by Ibo van de Poel
$60.95

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (UK)

Publication Date: April 08, 2011

ISBN: 9781444330953

Binding: Paperback

Availability: 7-14 Days

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Featuring a wide range of international case studies, Ethics, Technology, and Engineering presents a unique and systematic approach for engineering students to deal with the ethical issues that are increasingly inherent in engineering practice.
  • Utilizes a systematic approach to ethical case analysis -- the ethical cycle -- which features a wide range of real-life international case studies including the Challenger Space Shuttle, the Herald of Free Enterprise and biofuels.
  • Covers a broad range of topics, including ethics in design, risks, responsibility, sustainability, and emerging technologies
  • Can be used in conjunction with the online ethics tool Agora (http://www.ethicsandtechnology.com)
  • Provides engineering students with a clear introduction to the main ethical theories
  • Includes an extensive glossary with key terms