Engineering Ethics

Mechanical Engineering
2 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 TP + 1,50 OT

- António Jorge Martins de Araújo Gomes

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This course on engineering ethics is intended to provide the students with skills that will enable them make ethical decisions both as leaders or as members of a working team.

Basic concepts (ethics, integrity, honesty, reliability); Ethical Principles (ethical values, decision- making), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Code of Ethics of Engineers; professional duties (art. 86, art. 87th , art. 88, art. 89. Ethical leadership, individual liability and the virtues of the engineer, case analysis

Evaluation Methodology
Ongoing assessment: Participation in case discussion - 5%
Final assessment: practical work 95%: written part 45% and oral part 50% (presentation and discussion)

- Rego, A. (2010). Ética para engenheiros. LX: Lidel

Method of interaction
Theoretical/practical method - case analysis and use of media resources.

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