Ethics in Science and Engineering

Ethics in Science and Engineering

Author(s): James G. Speight, Russell Foote

Published Online: 6 MAY 2011 09:06AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470626023

Online ISBN: 9781118104828

DOI: 10.1002/9781118104828

About this Book

For engineering and scientific endeavors to progress there must be generally accepted ethical guidelines in place to which engineers and scientists must adhere. This book explores the various scientific and engineering disciplines, examining the potential for unethical behavior by professionals. Documented examples are presented to show where unethical behavior could have been halted before it became an issue. The authors also look to the future to see what is in store for professionals in the scientific and engineering disciplines and how the potential for unethical behavior can be negated.

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