University of Michigan

Ethics in Engineering

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

David Chesney

Instructor: David Chesney

4.7

(33 reviews)

Beginner level

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13 hours to complete
3 weeks at 4 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Key factors that led to historical cases of engineering failures

  • The causes and outcomes of these classic engineering failures

  • A working knowledge of the ethical foundations of engineering

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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to the Ethics in Engineering Course! Let’s get to know each other, meet Dr. Chesney, and get an overview of what we will learn.

What's included

9 videos8 readings2 quizzes5 discussion prompts

Welcome to our second case study! We start with an introduction to the DIA baggage handling catastrophe so that we ground our understanding in facts.

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6 videos5 readings2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

Welcome to our third case study! We start with an introduction to the Therac 25 radiation machine malfunction so that we ground our understanding in facts.

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6 videos5 readings2 quizzes3 discussion prompts

Welcome to our fourth case study! We start with an introduction to the Ariane 5 rocket launch disaster so that we ground our understanding in facts.

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6 videos5 readings2 quizzes4 discussion prompts

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4.8 (9 ratings)
David Chesney
University of Michigan
1 Course1,921 learners

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