1. Select an ethical dilemma (case study) from the literature and use the following seven steps to guide you in addressing your ethical dilemma of choice (minimum one-page write-up, single spaced) – (40 points) Step 1 Get the facts: recognize and define the issues (what, who) Step 2 Identify key facts Step 3 Determine the stakeholders Step 4 Determine applicable codes of ethics Step 5 Review issues and make interpretation Step 6 Make decision Step 7 Determine infraction 2. Read the Engineering Code of Ethics from the professional society’s webpage in your respective discipline (given below). Provide a one-page write-up in bullet form highlighting in your own words the parts of the code that you personally feel are the most important. (20 points).
AIAA – Aerospace Engineering https://www.aiaa.org/CodeOfEthics/ AIChE – Chemical Engineering https://www.aiche.org/about/code-ethics ASME – Mechanical Engineering https://www.asme.org/getmedia/3cd4a989-d024-47cd-93b7-74cf6b257977/Student-Design-Competition-Engineering-Code-of-Ethics.aspx IEEE – Electrical Engineering http://www.ieee.org/about/corporate/governance/p7-8.html 3. Studying examples of ethical dilemmas (case studies) is necessary for engineers to prepare themselves for situations they may face in their future careers. At the following website from the University of Santa Clara, you will find a variety of engineering ethics case studies. • Please choose 4 of these from at least 3 of the categories given on the website. • After reading each case study, you will answer the question(s) posed, providing your own rationale.
• You should write a minimum of 150 words per case study. (40 pts; 10 pts each) https://www.scu.edu/ethics/focus-areas/more/engineering-ethics/engineering-ethics-cases/ Report for submission The tasks above should be assembled as a single report, including a cover page. All answers should be typed, double spaced using Times New Roman, 12 pt. font, with one-inch margins. A soft copy of the report is to be submitted. The soft copy will be processed through plagiarism protection software; any incident of plagiarism will result in a failing grade.