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Environmental life cycle assessment using economic input-output analysis

Author: Chris T Hendrickson
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Resources for the Future, 2006.
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Summarizes the EIO-LCA method, explains its use in relation to other life cycle assessment models, and provides sample applications and extensions of the model into novel areas. This book is suitable  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chris T Hendrickson
ISBN: 1933115238 9781933115238 1933115246 9781933115245
OCLC Number: 1013379072
Description: viii, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: PrefaceSection I: IntroductionPrefaceExploring Environmental Impacts and Sustainability Through Life Cycle AssessmentHybrid LCA Analysis: Combining the EIO-LCA Approach with Other ModelsEnvironmental Valuation for Life Cycle Assessment Uncertainty in Estimating EffectsUsing the Economic Input-Output Life Cycle Assessment Software Section II: Example ApplicationsPrefaceA Life Cycle Analysis of a Midsize Passenger CarComparison of Steel and Plastic Fuel Tank Systems for AutomobilesEffects of Using Nanotechnology to Stabilize Platinum Group Metal Particles in Automotive CatalystsE-Commerce, Book Publishing and Retail Logistics Construction Materials for Roads and Bridges Environmental Impacts of ServicesLife-cycle Assessment of Electricity Generation Comparison of Energy Transportation Modes: Coal by Rail and Electricity Transmission Life Cycle Assessment of Residential Buildings in the United States Section III: Further Developments in the EIO-LCA MethodPrefaceOccupational Safety Risks in an Input-Output FrameworkDevelopment of Regional Economic Input-Output Life-cycle Assessment ModelsCanadian Economic Input-Output Life Cycle Assessment ModelEnterprise and Materials Flow Input-Output AnalysisReferencesAppendices: I: Sectors and Outputs in the 1997 US Benchmark EIO-LCAII: Some Alternative Model Forms for EIO-LCAIII: Disaggregation Options for Conducting Hybrid Life Cycle AssessmentsIV: Uncertainty in Leontief Input-Output Equations: Some Numerical ExamplesV. Potential Compliance of an LCA Study Conducted Using the EIO-LCA Model with the Requirements of ISO 14040, 14041, 14042 and 14043 Standards
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