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EENG400 :  Engineering Ethics

 

Office Hours :         Any time, please send an e-mail to : ebmattar@uob.edu.bh

Office No:               IT College- 1114.

Office Location:     College of IT, Building S40

Office Telephone:  ++ 973 17876286,  or  ++ 973 17876606

 

Course Textbook(s):

Martin M.W., Schinzinger R., Ethics in Engineering, 4th Ed., McGraw-Hill, NY,

References: Contribution of Course to Meeting the Professional Component


College-level mathematics and basic science: 0 credits
Engineering topics:  3 credits
General education:   0 credits

 

Course Description:

Scope of engineering ethics,

Moral reasoning and resolving ethical dilemmas,

Codes of ethics,

Engineering as experimentation,

Engineers as responsible experimenters. Commitment to safety:

Safety and risk,

Teamwork: Definition, types of teams and groups,

Confidentiality and conflict interest,

Conflict management,

Honesty,

Environmental ethics,

Global issues,

Engineering and technological progress:

Optimism, pessimism and realism, shared responsibility, moral leadership.

Course Description (UOB Catalog):

Scope of engineering ethics. Moral reasoning and resolving ethical dilemmas. Codes of ethics. Engineering as experimentation,  Engineers as responsible experimenters. Commitment to safety: Safety and risk, Teamwork: Definition, types of teams and groups. Confidentiality and conflict interest. Conflict management. Honesty, Environmental ethics, Global issues, Engineering and technological progress: Optimism, pessimism and realism, shared responsibility, moral leadership.

Assessment Types:

EENG 400 - Course Assessment Policy:

Assessment Type           Means     Details/ Explanation of Assessment in relation to CILOs       Number      Weight    Date(s)

Random Assignment    Take-Home          1,2,3,4,5,6                     Depends on lectures    20%    
Midterm                          in lecture             1,2,3                             1                                      30%    Refer to course weekly breakdown below
Projects/Case Studies  Take Home          5,6                                 1                                      10%    Refer to course weekly breakdown below
Final Examination                                      1,2,3,4,5,6                     1                                      40%    
Total                                                                                                                                         100%    

 

DOWNLOADING LINKS:

Complete  Class Lectures, and Notes:        Lectures Notes: Access via UoB Blackboard link: https://blackboard.uob.edu.bh/ultra/course

EENG400, Course Syllabus Sheet:              EENG400 -QAAC Form (Course Quality Sheet SII_2023_2024)

Samples of Midterms, and Finals:              SAMPLES OF MIDTERMS, FINALS, TUTORIALS

Samples of Ethical Dilemmas:                    DILEMMAS & CASE STUDIES

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