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Engineerin Ethics Questions

1. What are the responsibilities of professional engineers in working life ? Explain and
discuss each of them by giving an example.
2. View the following web sites:
NSPE Code of Ethics ---- www.nspe.org/Ethics/CodeofEthics/index.html
ASCE Code of Ethics ---- www.asce.org/code-of-ethics/
IEEE Code of Ethics --- www.ieee.org/about/corporate/governance/p7-8.html
ACM Code of Ethics --- https://ethics.acm.org/code-of-ethics/software-engineering-code/
Why do engineers follow a code of ethics? What do the above four code of ethics have in
common? (Prepare one page answer.)
3. Your employer asks you to design a bridge that will not exceed $1 million to build. After
doing a study you determine the following:
An ideal bridge can be built for $1.5 million.
 Given the design constraints, a bridge built for $1 million will collapse in a moderate
Your employer says, “if we don’t build the bridge for $1 million, then we are going to have to
fire half of the staff, including you.” He further asks you to go ahead with the next stage of the
project. What do you do? Discuss based on NSPE code of ethics. (Prepare one page answer)