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Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization: A Systems Approach: The Systems Approach / Edition 1

Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization: A Systems Approach: The Systems Approach / Edition 1

by Matthew J. Franchetti


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900071605242
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 06/19/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 564
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Matthew J. Franchetti is currently an assistant professor of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering and director of undergraduate studies of the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Programs at The University of Toledo.

Table of Contents


Part 1. Why Solid Waste Reduction

Ch 1. Definition of Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization

Ch 2. Background and Fundamentals of Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization

Ch 3. Benefits of Solid Waste Analysis and Minimization

Part 2. Solid Waste Assessment Strategies

Ch 4. Deployment Alternatives

Ch 5. Creating a Successful Solid Waste Minimization Launch

Ch 6. The Six Sigma Systems Approach for Deployment

Ch 7. Metrics and Performance Measurement for Solid Waste Management

Ch 8. The General Procedure for a Solid Waste Assessment

Ch 9. Training and Implementation

Ch 10. Communicating and Leveraging Success

Ch 11. The Role of Creativity, Invention, and Innovation in Solid Waste Minimization

Part 3. Solid Waste Generation Modeling: Characterization, Prediction, and Evaluation

Ch 12. Introduction

Ch 13. Research Methodology

Ch 14. Data Collection

Ch 15. Solid Waste Characterization by Business Activities

Ch 16. Solid Waste Estimation and Prediction

Ch 17. Benchmarking and Evaluation

Ch 18. Model Development and Integration

Ch 19. Model Validation and Case Study Application

Ch 20. Model Summary and Recommendations for Future Research

Part 4. Case Studies

Ch 21. Introduction to Case Studies

Ch 22. Agricultural, Forestry, and Fishing Applications

Ch 23. Mining Applications

Ch 24. Construction Applications

Ch 25. Food and Kindred Product Manufacturing Applications

Ch 26. Apparel- and Fabric-Manufacturing Applications

Ch 27. Wood- and Lumber-Manufacturing Applications

Ch 28. Paper-Manufacturing Applications

Ch 29. Printing and Publishing Applications

Ch 30. Chemical and Petroleum Processing Applications

Ch 31. Plastic and Rubber Manufacturing

Ch 32. Primary and Fabricated Metal Industries

Ch 33. Electronics, Semiconductors, and Other Electrical Equipment

Ch 34. Industrial and Commercial Machinery Including Automotive Manufacturing

Ch 35. Transportation, Logistical, and Warehousing Applications

Ch 36. Health Systems Applications

Ch 37. Commercial, Retail, Financial, and Government Office Applications

Ch 38. Accommodations and Food Service Applications

Ch 39. Automotive Service Applications

Ch 40. Education Applications

Ch 41. International Manufacturing Applications

Ch 42. International Service Applications



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