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  • 1.  
  • 2. MY TODAY’S TOPIC IS Ethics in Engineering
  • 3.
    • Amna Abdul Ghafoor
    • Saba Javaid
    • Sarosh Zaheer
    • Aneela nawaz
    • Irtaqa Azhar
    Presentators are:
  • 4.  
  • 5. Introduction
    • General Definition of Ethics
    • . The study of the characteristics of morals
    • .The study of the moral choices made by each person in his/her relationships with other people
  • 6.
    • The rules and standards which govern the conduct of engineers in their role as professionals
    • Similar to general ethics, but apply to the specific issues
    Engineering Ethics
  • 7.
    • Engineering decisions can impact public health, safety, business practices and politics
    • Engineers should be aware of moral implications as they make decisions in the workplace
    Why Study Engineering Ethics?
  • 8.  
  • 9. Ethical Issues Faced by Engineers
    • Public Safety
    • Bribery and Fraud
    • Environmental Protection
    • Fairness
    • Honesty in Research and Testing
  • 10.
    • Personal Ethics:
    • Deals with how we treat others in our day-to-day lives
    • Business/Professional Ethics:
    • Involves choices regarding relationships between organizations and other organizations, government, and groups of individuals
    Personal vs Business/ Professional Ethics
  • 11.  
  • 12. Engineered Accidents
    • Caused by flaws in the design of a
    • product or system
    • Engineering failures
    • Engineered accidents
  • 13. Designing for Safety
    • Define the problem, including the needs,
    • requirements and constraints
    • Generate several different solutions to the
    • problem
    • Test the solution
    • Select the best solution
    • Implement the chosen solution
  • 14.  
  • 15.
    • Four Common Ethical Theories
    • Utilitarianism
    • Duty Ethics
    • Rights Ethics
    • Virtue Ethics
    Understanding Ethical Problems
  • 16.
    • Utilitarianism
    • Theory that the rightness or wrongness of an action is determined by its usefulness.
    • Tries to maximize the well-being of society
  • 17.  
  • 18.
    • Duty Ethics
    • Contends that certain acts should be performed because they are inherently ethical
    • Individuals who recognize their ethical duties will choose ethically correct moral actions
  • 19.
    • Rights Ethics
    • Everyone has inherent moral rights
    • Any act that violates an individual’s moral rights is ethically unacceptable
  • 20.
    • Virtue Ethics
    • Focuses on the type of
    • person we should strive to
    • be
    • Good character traits are inherently right
    • Bad character traits are inherently wrong
    • Tied more to individual behavior than to an organization
  • 21.  
  • 22.
    • Questions?
    • Comments?
    • Snide remarks

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