Designing Engineers: Integration of Engineering "Professional Responsibility" in the Capstone Design Experience

TitleDesigning Engineers: Integration of Engineering "Professional Responsibility" in the Capstone Design Experience
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsNichols, SP
Corporate AuthorsUniversity of Texas at Austin,
Conference NameOEC International Conference on Ethics in Engineering and Science
Date Published03/1999
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Place PublishedChicago
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsENGINEERING , ethics , ethics courses
AbstractABET 2000 Criteria encourages development of proficiency in engineering professional responsibility in the undergraduate curriculum. This paper discusses the use of industrial sponsored capstone design projects to encourage active discussion of engineering professional responsibility that naturally occurs in engineering design. The paper will also discuss student participation in designing responses and approaches to issues such as engineering ethics. The paper will include specific examples of topics addressed by students and the approaches developed (by students) in addressing these issues.
URLhttp://www.onlineethics.org/Education/instructessays/profnichols.aspx
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