Corrected Estimate

TitleCorrected Estimate
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsHarris, CE, Pritchard, MS, Rabins, MJ
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsENGINEERING , Expert Witness , HONESTY , professional responsibility
AbstractAn engineer working as an expert witness discovers that his preliminary analysis as two why several people were injured because of an exploding glass tank of water is most likely wrong. Should he volunteer his new analysis to the attorney who hired him, even though the case has already been lost?
NotesCase from Harris, Charles, Michael Pritchard and Michael Rabins. Engineering Ethics: Concepts and Cases. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 2000. Available from the Wadsworth website.
Abbreviated Case NameCorrected Estimate
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