Treatise On Sustainability Science And Engineering by I.S. JawahirTreatise On Sustainability Science And Engineering by I.S. Jawahir

Treatise On Sustainability Science And Engineering

byI.S. JawahirEditorS.K. Sikdar, Y. Huang

Paperback | August 9, 2015

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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; and sustainable supply/value. Significant, state-of-the-art work, methodologies, practices and plans are presented by researchers, technology developers and industry leaders. Topics discussed include: life cycle assessment; product end-of-life options; practical approaches to sustainability; environmental footprint assessment; biofuels; and sustainable supply chain management.
Title:Treatise On Sustainability Science And EngineeringFormat:PaperbackDimensions:338 pagesPublished:August 9, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9400794614

ISBN - 13:9789400794610

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Table of 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.- A New Methodology for Integration of End-of-Life Option Determination and Disassemblability Analysis.- Sustainability under Severe Uncertainty: A Probability-Bounds-Analysis Based Approach.- Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) - A means to optimize the structure of sustainable industry.- Practical Approaches to Sustainability: iSUSTAIN'¢ Tool for Green Chemistry Case Study.-Part II Sustainability Metrics and Analysis : Measuring Sustainability: Deriving Metrics from a Secure Human-Environment Relationship.- Science-based Metrics for Product Sustainability Assessment.- Key Business Measures That Drive Sustainability into the Organization.- Environmental Assessment and Strategic Environmental Map based on Footprints 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.- Life-Cycle Analysis of Biofuels and Electricity for Transportation Use.- Liquid Biofuels: we lose more than we win.-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.