Optimization, Option Disclosure, and Problem Redefinition: Derivative Moral Obligations of Engineers and the Case of the Composite-Material Bicycle

TitleOptimization, Option Disclosure, and Problem Redefinition: Derivative Moral Obligations of Engineers and the Case of the Composite-Material Bicycle
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsMcGinn, RE
Corporate AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
KeywordsConsumer , ENGINEERING , product , professional , RESPONSIBILITY , safety
AbstractThis article describes the moral obligation of engineers and how it is related to design, manufacturing and responsible conduct of research; specifically composite material used in bicycle frame design.
URLhttp://www.onlineethics.org/CMS/profpractice/ppessays/composite_bike.aspx

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