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Ethics Information Resources for Engineers

Selected Engineering Codes of Ethics

Over the decades, engineering societies have developed codes of ethics.  Some like the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) are general code of engineering ethics while other societies such as the American Society of Civil Engineers(ASCE) have developed codes tailored to meet the needs of their members.

The National Society of Profession Engineers (NSPE) Code of Ethics


Biomedical Engineering Society (BES) Code of Ethics

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Code of Ethics

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Code of Ethics

IEEE Code of Ethics

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)


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