ASCE releases book on engineering ethics

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announces availability of Engineering Ethics: Real World Case Studies.

Engineers are entrusted by the public to provide professional solutions to complex situations and can face ethical dilemmas in all forms, ASCE says. The book provides in-depth analysis with extended discussions and study questions of case studies that are based on real work situations. Important concepts covered include:

  • Rights and obligations;
  • Conflict of interest;
  • Professionalism and mentoring;
  • Confidentiality;
  • Whistleblowing;
  • Bribery, fraud and corruption; and
  • Ethical communication with the public in a social media world.

This book is intended for practitioners, consultants, government engineers, engineering educators, and students in all engineering disciplines.

ASCE was founded in 1852 and represents more than 145,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide.

The book is available to purchase in soft cover or e-book form. For more information, click here.

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