Controlling Technology: Ethics and the Responsible Engineer, 2nd Edition
Stephen H. UngerISBN: 0471591815; 9780471591818;
This book is also available through the Introductory Engineering Custom Publishing System. If you are interested in creating a course-pack that includes chapters from this book, you can get further information by calling 212-850-6272 or mailing email inquiries to engineer&atsign;jwiley.com. Updated, supplemented and revised, this edition discusses the moral obligations engineers face. Contains a wealth of case studies which demonstrate and reinforce concepts presented. Stresses important issues such as the choices required between employed engineers behaving ethically and retaining their jobs. Covers the consequences of secrecy in technology, current posture and activities of professional societies and techniques developed for the nuclear industry to avert conflict. There is a new chapter on catastrophes, several new case studies and a section on standards, including a discussion of the Hydrolevel case.