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Sustainable development in practice : case studies for engineers and scientists

Author: Adisa Azapagic; Slobodan Perdan; R Clift
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2004.
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This groundbreaking text provides background theory on the concept of sustainable development (environmental, social and economic aspects) and presents a series of practical case studies on such topics as waste water management, air quality, solid waste management and renewable energy.
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Genre/Form: Fallstudiensammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sustainable development in practice.
Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2004
(OCoLC)607418269
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adisa Azapagic; Slobodan Perdan; R Clift
ISBN: 0470856084 9780470856086 0470856092 9780470856093 9780470020654 0470020652
OCLC Number: 54544174
Description: x, 446 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction to sustainable development / Slobodan Perdan --
The role of the professional engineer and scientist in sustainable development / Cynthia A. Mitchell, Anna L. Carew, Roland Clift --
Waste water management : identifying sustainable processes / Adisa Azapagic, Charles Duff, Roland Clift --
Integrated prevention and control of air pollution : the case of nitrogen oxides / Adisa Azapagic, Charles Duff, Roland Clift --
Municipal solid waste management : can thermodynamics influence people's opinions about incineration / Norman Kirkby, Adisa Azapagic, Omar Romero-Hernandez --
Process design for sustainability : the case of vinyl chloride monomer / Adisa Azapagic, Alan Millington, Aaron Collett --
Towards sustainable chemical manufacturing : polylactic acid --
a sustainable polymer? / James H. Clark, Jeffrey J.E. Hardy --
An industrial ecology : material flows and engineering design / David T. Allen --
Scenario building and uncertainties : options for energy sources / Richard Darton --
Fuel cells in stationary applications : energy for the future? / Martin Pehnt --
Towards sustainable process contracting : the case of the glass industry / Michael J. Nicholas --
Multi-criteria decision analysis : the case of power generation in South Africa / Jim Petrie [and others] --
Social and ethical dimensions of sustainable development : mining in Kakadu National Park / Slobodan Perdan.
Responsibility: editors, Adisa Azapagic, Slobodan Perdan, and Roland Clift.
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This groundbreaking text provides background theory on the concept of sustainable development (environmental, social and economic aspects) and presents a series of practical case studies on such topics as waste water management, air quality, solid waste management and renewable energy.

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