This section contains a large number of cases, discussions, essays and articles, and ethical guidelines bearing on the professional responsibilities of engineers. These range over the engineering disciplines from civil to electrical to biomedical engineering.
Highlights include: essays about professional moral exemplars, and extensive case collections from the NSPE and Texas A&M
Cases, scenarios and role plays, some with commentary, focusing on problems arising in professional settings. These cases are housed in our Case Database, but are included here for an easier topical search.
Essays & Articles
Essays, articles, and student projects concerning ethics in engineering practice and in a corporate environment.
What constitutes exemplary individual and organizational professional practice? We are continuing to build this section. Send us your ideas for people and groups to include.
A variety of other resources related to ethics in professional engineering practice.
Cite this page:
Online Ethics Center for Engineering
National Academy of Engineering
Accessed: Saturday, May 18, 2013