American Journal of Energy Engineering
Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2014, Pages: 87-95
Received: Aug. 29, 2014;
Accepted: Sep. 10, 2014;
Published: Sep. 20, 2014
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Alice Ponchio, Department of Philosophy, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
Alberto Mirandola, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
Engineering is an interdisciplinary area, where interaction of technical and socio-economic dimensions continuously occurs in the professional practice. The ethical aspects of the relationships between engineers and society have been particularly emphasized in the recent years. In fact, the main engineering societies set up their own codes of ethics and many engineering departments worldwide introduced engineering ethics in their curricula. After introducing the concept of professional ethics an
Professional Ethics, Engineering and Energetic Issues, American Journal of Energy Engineering.
Vol. 2, No. 4,
2014, pp. 87-95.
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