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Ethics in Civil and Structural Engineering: Professional Responsibility and Standard of Care

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Learn the principles and practices of ethics as applied to civil and structural engineering

This comprehensive textbook looks at ethics through the lens of civil and structural engineering. Written by a practicing engineer and experienced author, Ethics in Civil and Structural Engineering: Professional Responsibility and Standard of Care uses known standards of professional care, ethical codes of conduct, court opinions, and case studies to connect core concepts to real-world professional practices. You will get strategies for ethically approaching pivotal issues, including environmental sustainability, resilient construction, professional responsibility, business and interpersonal relationships, and dispute resolution.

Coverage includes:

  • An overview of ethics and morality
  • Defining and understanding competence
  • A clear outline of engineering ethics
  • Consideration of degrees of negligence
  • Dealing with uncertainty and assessing error
  • Professional responsibility
  • Legal expectation of care in practice
  • Ethical considerations with codes and regulations
  • Historical development of ethical thought
  • Justification for competent and ethical choices
  • Case studies in ethics and standard of care
  • Ethics and sustainability
  • The globally conscious engineer


Request Code : ZLIBIO3181930
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Year:
2022
Publisher:
McGraw Hill
Language:
English
Pages:
240
ISBN 10:
1260463117
ISBN 13:
9781260463118
ISBN:
1260463117,9781260463118

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