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Featuring a multidisciplinary approach, Systems Analysis for Sustainable Engineering: Theory and Applications provides a proven framework for applying systems analysis tools to account for environmental impacts, energy efficiency, cost-effectiveness, socioeconomic implications, and ecosystem health in engineering solutions.
This pioneering work addresses the increased levels of sophistication embedded in many complex large-scale infrastructure systems and their interactions with the natural environment. After a detailed overview of sustainable systems engineering, the book covers mathematical theories of systems analysis, environmental resources management, industrial ecology, and sustainable design. Real-world examples highlight the methodologies presented in this authoritative resource.
PART I: OVERVIEW; 1: Introduction to Sustainable Systems Engineering; 2: Structured Systems Analysis for Sustainable Design; 3: Systems Analysis and Sustainable Management Strategies; 4: Economic Valuation, Instruments, and Project Selection; PART II: MATHEMATICAL THEORIES FOR SYSTEMS ANALYSIS; 5: Statistical Forecasting Models; 6: Linear Programming Models; 7: Integer Programming Models;8: Nonlinear Programming Models; 9: Dynamic Programming Models; 10: Multicriteria Decision Analyses; 11: System Dynamics Models and Simulation Analyses; PART III: ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT; 12: Water Resources Management; 13: Water Quality Management; 14: Air Quality Management; 15: Solid Waste Management; 16: Soil and Groundwater Remediation Planning; PART IV: INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY AND SUSTAINABLE DESIGN; 17: Industrial Ecology and Sustainability; 18: Green Building and Green Infrastructure Systems; 19: Energy Resources Management and Energy Systems Engineering; 20: Land Resources Management and Agricultural Sustainability; Index