Tuesday, July 10, 2012

GE9021-PROFESSIONAL ETHICS IN ENGINEERING-ANNA UNIVERSITY SYLLABUS IT


GE9021-PROFESSIONAL ETHICS IN ENGINEERING-ANNA UNIVERSITY SYLLABUS IT


GE9021              PROFESSIONAL ETHICS IN ENGINEERING                    L T P C
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AIM:
To sensitize the engineering students on blending both technical and ethical

OBJECTIVES:
·           Identify the core values that shape the ethical behavior of an engineer
·           Utilize opportunities to explore ones own values in ethical issues
·           Become aware of ethical concerns  and conflicts
·           Enhance familiarity with codes of conduct
·           Increase the ability to recognize and resolve ethical dilemmas

UNIT I             ENGINEERING ETHICS                                                                            9
Senses of Engineering Ethics Variety of moral issues Types of inquiry Moral dilemmas Moral Autonomy Kohlbergs theory Gilligans theory Consensus and Controversy   Professions  and Professionalism   Professional  Ideals and Virtues Uses of Ethical Theories

UNIT II            ENGINEERING AS SOCIAL EXPERIMENTATION                                  9
Engineering   as   Experimentatio –   Engineer as   responsibl Experimenter Research Ethics - Codes of Ethics Industrial Standards - A Balanced Outlook on Law
The Challenger Case Study

UNIT III           ENGINEER’S RESPONSIBILITY FOR SAFETY                                     9
Safety and Risk Assessment  of Safety and Risk Riysis ReducinRisk The
Government Regulators Approach to Risk - Chernobyl Case Studies and Bhopal

UNIT IV           RESPONSIBILITIES  AND RIGHTS                                                          9
Collegiality  and  Loyalty  –  Respect  for  Authority   Collective  Bargaining  Confidentiality Conflicts of Interest Occupational Crime Professional Rights Employee Rights  Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) - Discrimination

UNIT V            GLOBAL ISSUES                                                                                      9
Multinational  Corporations   Business  Ethics  -  Environmental  Ethics   Computer Ethics - Role in Technological Development Weapons Development Engineers as Managers Consulting Engineers Engineers as Expert Witnesses and Advisors Honesty Moral Leadership Sample Code of Conduct


TEXT BOOKS:

TOTAL:45 PERIODS


1.   Mike Martin and Roland Schinzinger, Ethics in Engineering, McGraw Hill, New
York (2005).
2.   Charles E Harris,  Michael S Pritchard and Michael J Rabins, Engineering
Ethics
3.  Concepts and Cases, Thompson Learning, (2000).

REFERENCES:

1.   Charles D Fleddermann, Engineering Ethics, Prentice Hall, New Mexico, (1999).
2.   John  R  Boatright,  Ethics  and  the  Conduct  of  Business,  Pearson  Education, (2003)
3.   Edmund G Seebauer and Robert L Barry, Fundamentals  of Ethics for Scientists
and Engineers, Oxford University Press, (2001)
4.   Prof.  (Col)  P  S  Bajaj  and  Dr.  Raj  Agrawal,  Business  Ethics   An  Indian
Perspective, Biztantra, New Delhi, (2004)
5.   David Ermann and Michele S Shauf, Computers, Ethics and Society, Oxford
University Press, (2003)

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