Aviation Engineering Ethics Syllabus Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, Regulation 2010

Aviation Engineering Ethics Syllabus Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, Regulation 2010

  • To be able to understand engineering ethics;
  • To be able to understand theoretical tools of moral evaluation;
  • To be able to apply classical moral theory and decision making to engineering applications;
  • To be able to learn the appropriate code of ethics for one’s field;
  • To be able to identify relation between morality and professional codes;
  • To be able to gain experience in dealing with unexpected ethical issues;
  • To be able to identify ethical problems;
  • To be able to solve ethical problems;
  • To be able to begin considering larger-scale ethical issues related to science and engineering.

 

SHORT DESCRIPTION

To provide general knowledge about engineering ethics, theoretical tools of moral evaluation, classical moral theory and decision making to engineering applications, code of ethics for one’s field, morality, professional codes, ethical issues, ethical problems, solve ethical problems and ethical issues related to science and engineering.

 

DETAIL DESCRIPTION

Theory

 

  1. 1. Understand basic concepts of engineering ethics

1.1 Discuss background Ideas

1.2 Importance of study Engineering Ethics

1.3 Discus engineering is managing the unknown

1.4 Differentiate Personal vs. Professional Ethics

1.5 Understand the origins of Ethical Thought

1.6 Differentiate Ethics and the Law

1.7 Identify Ethics Problems are like Design Problems

 

  1. Understand about the Professionalism and Codes of Ethics

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Discuss Engineering as a Profession

2.3 Describe Codes of Ethics

 

  1. 3. Understand Morality

            3.1 Define Morality

3.2 Describe Concept of morality

3.3 Effect of morality on performance

3.4 Describe Moral Obligation

3.5 Ethical challenges

3.6 Describe the importance Truthfulness

3.7 Describe Belief and action

3.8 Development of morality through religion

  1. 4. Understand the Image

4.1 Define Image

4.2 Discuss First Impression

4.3 Describe Turn out

 

  1. 5. Understand about Mannerism

5.1 Identify Manners which we should acquire

5.2 Identify Manners which we should avoid

5.3 Discuss Respect others skill, knowledge, experience.

 

  1. Understand the Attitude and Etiquette

6.1 Identify Positive attitude

6.2 Identify Negative attitude

6.3 Describe the importance of Mannerism

6.4 Describe Etiquette

 

  1. 7. Understand about Approach

7.1 Approach to higher official

7.2 Approaches to Colleague

7.3 Approach to junior official

 

  1. Understand the Ethical Problems

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Discuss in Brief the History of Ethical Thought

8.3 Evaluate Ethical Theories

8.4 describe Ethical Thinking

 

  1. Understand the Ethical Problem-Solving Techniques

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Analysis of Issues in Ethical Problems

9.3 Describe Line Drawing

9.4 Describe Flow Charting

9.5 Identify Conflict Problems

 

  1. Understand the Rights and Responsibilities of Engineers

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Describe Professional Responsibilities

10.3 Identify Professional Rights

10.4 Describe Whistle-Blowing

 

  1. Understand the Ethical Issues in Engineering Practice

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Identify Environmental Ethics

11.3 Computer Ethics

11.4 Describe Ethics and Research

 

  1. Understand about Doing the Right Thing

 


 

REFERENCE BOOK

 

  1. Engineering Ethics (Fourth Edition) by Charles B. Fleddermann

 

  1. Fundamentals of Ethics for Scientists and Engineers by Seebauer, E. G. and R. L. Barry

1St Edition, ISBN number:9780195134889