Полнотекстовый поиск:
Где искать:
только в названии
только в тексте
слова в тексте
только заголовок

Рекомендуем ознакомиться

Остальные работы->Реферат
I choose this article to comprehend the abilities which bioethics gives us. Through generations, technology has advanced immensely. Though cloning is ...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
The most complicated process was the process of getting enough uranium to sustain a chain reaction. In that time it was very hard to extract U- 35. Th...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
Beaumarchais lived a marvelous, enriched life, arguably one of the most intriguing of the eighteenth century. His was ?a career that began in the most...полностью>>
Остальные работы->Реферат
Milton’s rationality and concern for Lennie urges him to compel Lennie to remove the aged mouse from his pocket only because he knows that it is not h...полностью>>

Главная > Реферат >Остальные работы

Сохрани ссылку в одной из сетей:

In the disaster of the Hyatt Regency a lot of things were done ethnically wrong. Their process ignored a lot of codes that each is responsible to fulfill in their certain profession. The engineers are ultimately responsible when it comes down to checking the safety of the final designs of their designs of the object that they are building or designing. An engineer’s first priority of their design is the welfare of the public. You must be totally sure that person of the public will not be harmed in anyway. This can not be affected by outside sources such as political or social pressure. If an engineer feels the slightest doubt in what he/she is processing then he/she must not follow through with the project until he/she is satisfied.

The engineer is responsible for the building codes being safe for the public to use without harm. This means that they must be totally sure that their design is up to the ethics that an engineer must follow to be able to keep his privilege of practicing engineering. The fabricator must use materials that he/she feels meets or preferably accedes the standard safety requirements of the project. The owner or employer must not use sources of pressure, such as money or political power, to speed up the process due to the fact that this might cause great harm to members of the public. Also the owner must not “cut corners” to save money or add personal benefit. These responsibilities must be met for every project when regarding building codes.

Professional agencies of engineering may step into any project if they are notified or suspect that a project is not built to the ethics that it should be. They may do many things once they intervene or review the project. They may stop the project for further review or corrections. If an engineer has drastically broken the code of engineering the agency may revoke or recommend that the engineer’s privilege of practicing engineering be terminated. This makes engineers well aware that they must follow all the guidelines that an engineer must follow to continue their practice.

My opinion did not change from the reading or other activities about this case. I believed that the engineers were at fault the whole way. They did not follow through with their code of ethics. I put the blame on their shoulders.

The Challenger

The engineers of the challenger did not all agree that the flight was safe to follow through with. The implied social contract of professionals states that all engineers must respect another engineer’s decision or recommendation when it comes down to the safety of the public. In this situation there was a breech of ethic contract such that the engineers that did not want the launch to take place was either thrown out or ignored. This can not happen because the person who has the most “power” can basically do what ever they feel is right without taking others opinions into effect.

The engineers that went along with the launch did not put the public’s welfare into the highest account. Therefore their main responsibility, the welfare of the public, was neglected. An engineer must stand by this responsibility no matter if they feel that their opinion might put their job into jeopardy.

NASA should have listen to the opinions of all the engineers. If there is a discrepancy between them they must “play it safe”. This must be done to make sure that there is no doubt that the members of all people involved in the situation is at serious risk of their life or injury. Also they should have not allowed the pressure of the government and the pressure of social reasons put an influence on the decision of the launch.

My opinion changed after I read the section in the book on the ethics of engineers. At first I believed that the blame should not have been on the engineers as much as the board members of NASA. After reading the chapter I put the blame on the engineers that did not stand up to their feelings of the launch that they should have felt; that the welfare of the members of the launch might be in jeopardy.

Загрузить файл

Похожие страницы:

  1. Ethics In Management Essay Research Paper What

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Ethics In Management Essay, Research Paper What is the status of ethics in management? This is a very hard ... was because of an engine style in the process of being phased ... the best way to measure ethics in management. Overall, I think the status ...
  2. Ethics Across Fields Essay Research Paper OutlineThesis

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Ethics Across Fields Essay, Research Paper Outline Thesis Statement: Ethics, as applied in commerce, are ... created are complemented by “search engines,” “knowbots” (i.e., knowledge robots), ... is, to scientists, engineers, and their ethics counselors. 2. We can ...
  3. Ethics Of Cloning Essay Research Paper Running

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    ... Cloning Essay, Research Paper Running head: Downside of Cloning The Ethical Downside of Cloning Ethics in ... to some kind of population engineers like the eugenicists to determine ...
  4. GENTIC ENGINEERING Essay Research Paper AbstractThis paper

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    GENTIC ENGINEERING Essay, Research Paper AbstractThis paper sets out to defend human genetic engineering with a ... to address the alleged ethical difference in modifying only one’s ... do not represent important ethical boundaries. In this essay I want to defend ...
  5. Genetic Engineering Essay Research Paper GENETIC ENGINEERINGEthical

    Реферат >> Остальные работы
    Genetic Engineering Essay, Research Paper GENETIC ENGINEERING Ethical and Spiritual Issues in Genetic Engineering” The choices I will ... creators, we ought to engineer in that fallibility-sinner factor, ... engineering while paying only lip service to any ethical ...

Хочу больше похожих работ...

Generated in 0.0011420249938965