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Treatise on sustainability science and engineering

Author: I S Jawahir; Subhas K Sikdar; Y Huang
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
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This book is aimed at providing a comprehensive overview of recent developments in sustainability science and engineering. The book focuses on principles and practices and presents 18 interwoven chapters on four major themes: Design for sustainability Sustainability metrics and analysis Sustainable energy Sustainable supply/value Significant, state-of-the-art work, methodologies, practices and plans are presented by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: I S Jawahir; Subhas K Sikdar; Y Huang
ISBN: 9789400762299 9400762291
OCLC Number: 852664408
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Part I Design for Sustainability: Life-Cycle Optimization Methods for Enhancing the Sustainability of Design and Policy Decisions --
Second Thoughts on Preferred End-of-Life Treatment Strategies for Consumer Products.-(...) --
Part II Sustainability Metrics and Analysis: Measuring Sustainability: Deriving Metrics from a Secure Human-Environment Relationship --
Science-based Metrics for Product Sustainability Assessment.-(...) --
Part III Sustainable Energy: Exploring how technology growth limits impact optimal carbon dioxide mitigation pathways --
Nanoscale Engineering Approach for Enhancing the Performance of Photovoltaic Cell Technologies for Non-Fossil Energy Sources --
Sustainable Mobility: Insights from a Global Energy Model.-(...) --
Part IV Sustainable Supply/Value Chains: Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Supply Chain Management --
Sustainable Consumption and Production: quality, luxury and supply chain equity --
Transforming Supply Chains to Create Sustainable Value for All Stakeholders.
Responsibility: I.S. Jawahir, S.K. Sikdar, Y. Huang, editors.
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This book explores the major themes of design for sustainability; sustainability metrics and analysis; sustainable energy; and sustainable supply and value. Covers life cycle assessment; product  Read more...

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