Industrial Ecology / Edition 2

Industrial Ecology / Edition 2

by Thomas E. Graedel, Braden R. Allenby, T. E. Graedel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130467138

ISBN-13: 9780130467133

Pub. Date: 09/28/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

With in-depth analysis of past, present, and future issues in industrial ecology, this book seeks to meet the needs of the product-design engineers. Includes discussion of the environmental impact of common industrial approaches, with special emphasis given to the long-term effects. This book is good for product-design professionals

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With in-depth analysis of past, present, and future issues in industrial ecology, this book seeks to meet the needs of the product-design engineers. Includes discussion of the environmental impact of common industrial approaches, with special emphasis given to the long-term effects. This book is good for product-design professionals seeking to attain information about sustainability and design techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130467133
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Series:
Prentice-Hall International Series in In
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
363
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Humanity and Environment.

2. The Industrial Ecology Concept.

3. Technological Change and Evolving Risk.

4. The Relevance of Biological Ecology to Technology.

5. The Status of Resources.

6. Society and Culture.

7. Governments, Laws, and Economics.

8. Industrial Product Design and Development.

9. Industrial Process Design and Operation.

10. Choosing Materials.

11. Designing for Energy Efficiency.

12. Product Delivery.

13. Environmental Interactions During Product Use.

14. Design For End of Life.

15. An Introduction to Life-Cycle Assessment.

16. The LCA Impact and Interpretation Stages.

17. Streamlining the LCA Process.

18. Using the Corporate Industrial Ecology Toolbox.

19. Managing Industrial Ecology in the Corporation.

20. Indicators and Metrics.

21. Services, Technology, and Environment.

22. Industrial Ecosystems.

23. Metabolic and Resource Analysis.

24. Systems Analysis, Models, and Scenario Development.

25. Earth Systems Engineering and Management.

26. The Future of Industrial Ecology.

Appendix A: Electronic Solder Alternatives: A Detailed Case Study.

Appendix B: Units of Measurement in Industrial Ecology.

Glossary.

Index.

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