Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience: Practice and Ethics by Gordon C AndrewsCanadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience: Practice and Ethics by Gordon C Andrews

Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience: Practice and Ethics

byGordon C Andrews

Paperback | September 25, 2013

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Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience: Practice and Ethics, Fifth Edition, is a comprehensive textbook for engineers and geoscientists, covering every aspect of professional practice. The textbook is a basic reference for practising professionals and is the stipulated text for the practice and ethics part of the Professional Practice Examination (PPE) for licensing. The book is interesting to read, with a positive, logical style and scores of case studies, case histories, examples and photographs.It introduces engineers and geoscientists, in every province or territory, to the structure, practice and ethics of their professions and encourages them to apply ethical concepts in their professional lives. The fifth edition covers all of the practice and ethics topics in the 2012 Engineers Canada exam syllabus. Chapter 16 is devoted to helping readers prepare for the professional practice examination and includes many solved problems and an annotated syllabus to find key topics. The author has completely updated the fifth edition and included many new case studies, new discipline cases, and more geoscience topics. Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience: Practice and Ethics is a vital professional resource for study and reference.
Dr. Gordon C. Andrews was a Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Waterloo. In his early years, he served as a construction engineering officer in the Canadian Air Force, and was a stress analyst for the Boeing Airplane Company on the 747 design team. During a 35-year university career, Dr. Andrews taught co...
Title:Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience: Practice and EthicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:September 25, 2013Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0176509909

ISBN - 13:9780176509903


Table of Contents

Part I - Professional Licensing and RegulationChapter 1: Introduction to the ProfessionsChapter 2: Regulation of Engineering and GeoscienceChapter 3: Disciplinary Powers and ProceduresPart II - Professional PracticeChapter 4: Basic Concepts of Professional PracticeChapter 5: Consulting, Private Practice, and BusinessChapter 6: Hazards, Liabilities, Standards, and SafetyChapter 7: Computers, Software, and Intellectual PropertyChapter 8: Fairness and Equity in the Professional WorkplacePart III - Professional EthicsChapter 9: Principles of Ethics and JusticeChapter 10: Ethics Concepts and Cases: EmploymentChapter 11: Ethics Concepts and Cases: ManagementChapter 12: Ethics Concepts and Cases: ConsultingPart IV - Environmental Practice and EthicsChapter 13: Environmental EthicsChapter 14: Environmental Threats and DisastersChapter 15: Environmental SustainabilityPart V - Obtaining and Maintaining Your Professional StatusChapter 16: Writing the Professional Practice ExamChapter 17: Maintaining Your Professional CompetenceChapter 18: Profiting from Technical SocietiesAppendix A - Canadian Engineering and Geoscience AssociationsWeb AppendixesAppendix A - Canadian Engineering and Geoscience AssociationsAppendix B - Excerpts from the Acts, Regulations, and Codes of EthicsAppendix C - Codes of Ethics for Various Technical SocietiesAppendix D - NSPE Guidelines to Employment for Professional EngineersAppendix E - Additional Assignments and Discussion TopicsAppendix F - Additional Case StudiesIndex