Unwritten Laws of Engineering: Revised and Updated Edition Goodreads is hiring! If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. See top shelves About W.J. King. Trivia About Unwritten Laws of No trivia or quizzes yet. Quotes from Unwritten Laws of More /5. Unwritten Laws of Engineering: Revised and Updated Edition [W. J. King, James G. Skakoon] on abgurd.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This fully revised and updated edition of the classic serves as a crucial compilation of 'house rules' or a professional code. This new edition keeps the style of the original and much of its content/5(69). "THE UNWRITTEN LAWS OF ENGINEERING" The following text is reprinted with permission from "The Unwritten Laws of Engineering" by W.J. King, originally appearing in the May, June, and July issues of Mechanical Engineering. That the article has been reprinted several times during the last 36 years should bear witness to its usefulness.