Sustainability In Engineering Design

Paperback | February 27, 2014

byAnthony Johnson, Andy GibsonEditorAnthony Johnson

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Designed for use in engineering design courses, and as a reference for industry professionals learning sustainable design concepts and practical methods, Sustainability in Engineering Design focuses on designers as the driving force behind sustainable products. This book introduces sustainability concepts and explains the application of sustainable methods to the engineering design process. The book also covers important design topics such as project and team management, client management, performance prediction, and the social and environmental effects of sustainable engineering design. These concepts and methods are supported with a wealth of worked examples, discussion questions, and primary case studies to aid comprehension. Applies research-based methods to achieve real-world results for rapidly evolving industry trends Focuses on design engineers as the starting point of creating sustainable design Provides practical methods and design tools to guide engineering designers in creating sustainably designed and engineering products Incorporates all aspects of sustainable engineering design, including the material selection, production, and marketing of products Includes cutting-edge sustainable design model case studies based on the authors' own research and experiences

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Designed for use in engineering design courses, and as a reference for industry professionals learning sustainable design concepts and practical methods, Sustainability in Engineering Design focuses on designers as the driving force behind sustainable products. This book introduces sustainability concepts and explains the application o...

Anthony Johnson is an experienced Design Engineer and Educator responsible for Engineering Design in the Department of Engineering and Technology at the University of Huddersfield. He is also a U.K. Chartered Engineer (C. Eng) with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Professor Johnson is a prolific design consultant (with over 400...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:442 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 27, 2014Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080993699

ISBN - 13:9780080993690

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Table of Contents

1.0 Engineering Design and Sustainability Integration: An Overview
2.0 The Requirements of the Client
3.0 Managing Design, the Process and Teamwork
4.0 Design Approach
5.0 Sustainability Integrated into the Normal Design Process
6.0 Factors to Consider at the Beginning of a Design
7.0 Tools of the Design Process
8.0 Design of the Concept
9.0 Performance Prediction
10.0 Design for Manufacturing and Assembly
11.0 The Need for Sustainability
12.0 Life Cost
13.0 Strategic Sustainability
14.0 Embedding Sustainable Design
15.0 Predicting the Future

Editorial Reviews

"...this book must be read by all engineers regardless of their specializations. It should also be read by all graduating students of engineering as they would be future designers of products and systems." --International Journal of Performability Engineering, September 1 2014