Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience, 6th Edition
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Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience: Practice and Ethics, 6e, is a unique and comprehensive text for today’s Canadian students and practising professionals. Structured in five parts, the text is written in an approachable and engaging style that effectively covers practice and ethics topics while offering advice for readers to become effective professionals. The authors guide readers through professional licensing, practice, ethics, and environmental practice and ethics using history, case studies, examples, and images to bring the issues to life. The text devotes an entire chapter to preparing readers for the Professional Practice Examination (PPE), including practice questions to bolster success. Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience is up to date with Engineers Canada’s practice and ethics syllabus and is the recommended study guide for this section of the PPE. The coverage in this sixth edition includes all provinces and territories of Canada and contains updated, new, and revised content and cases including the fascinating new case history: “Accidental Overdose: The Therac-25 Radiation Therapy Accidents.” This edition has expanded its Employment, Management, and Consulting sections with new and relevant Canadian cases to keep readers engaged and connected to the content. Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience: Practice and Ethics is a vital professional resource for study and reference.
- *NEW* New and updated cases and case histories *NEW* New and updated images and figures throughout the text *NEW* Updated Environmental Sustainability coverage, with revised and current climate-change content *NEW* Updated Professional Licensing and Academic Requirements information Approximately 30 typical Professional Practice Examination questions are included to assist readers with preparation for the PPE Personal advice guides young professionals in planning their careers Advice and situations show the professional as employee, manager, or consultant Assignments are included throughout the book and on the companion website
Table of Contents
- Part One: Professional Licensing and Regulation Chapter 1: Introduction to the Professions Chapter 2: Regulation of Engineering and Geoscience Chapter 3: Disciplinary Powers and Procedures Part Two: Professional Practice Chapter 4: Basic Concepts of Professional Practice Chapter 5: Consulting, Private Practice, and Business Chapter 6: Hazards, Liability, Standards, and Safety Chapter 7: Computers, Software, and Intellectual Property Chapter 8: Diversity in the Professional Workplace Part Three: Professional Ethics Chapter 9: Principles of Ethics and Justice Chapter 10: Ethics Concepts and Cases: Employment Chapter 11: Ethics Concepts and Cases: Management Chapter 12: Ethics Concepts and Cases: Consulting Part Four: Environmental Practice and Ethics Chapter 13: Environmental Ethics Chapter 14: Environmental Threats and Disasters Chapter 15: Environmental Sustainability Part Five: Obtaining and Maintaining Your Professional Status Chapter 16: Writing the Professional Practice Exam Chapter 17: Maintaining Your Professional Competence Chapter 18: Benefiting from Technical Societies Appendix A Canadian Engineering and Geoscience Associations