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To a significant degree, the first edition of this book defined the new field of industrial ecology, the restructuring of technological activity to incorporate environmental concerns. Important topics from that book are updated here, among them
  • life-cycle assessment
  • product design for the environment
  • the incorporation of environmental considerations into product development
  • integrating industrial ecology into corporations
  • budgets and cycles

In addition, the new edition includes entire chapters on topics that are becoming or have become newly important to the field:

  • the biological model applied to industrial systems
  • the status of resources
  • the transition from products to services
  • systems analysis
  • Earth systems engineering and management

While still serving as a practical guide to product designers and corporate managers, the new edition also provides guidance for the broader task of mapping a societal evolution to a more sustainable world, thus justifying industrial ecology's label as "the science and technology of sustainability."

Synopsis:

To a significant degree, the first edition of this book defined the new field of industrial ecology, the restructuring of technological activity to incorporate environmental concerns. Important topics from that book are updated here, among them
  • life-cycle assessment
  • product design for the environment
  • the incorporation of environmental considerations into product development
  • integrating industrial ecology into corporations
  • budgets and cycles

In addition, the new edition includes entire chapters on topics that are becoming or have become newly important to the field:

  • the biological model applied to industrial systems
  • the status of resources
  • the transition from products to services
  • systems analysis
  • Earth systems engineering and management

While still serving as a practical guide to product designers and corporate managers, the new edition also provides guidance for the broader task of mapping a societal evolution to a more sustainable world, thus justifying industrial ecology's label as "the science and technology of sustainability."

Synopsis:

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.

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780130467133
Author:
Graedel, Thomas E.
Author:
Graedel, T. E.
Author:
Graedel, Thomas E.
Author:
Allenby, Braden R.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Engineering - Industrial
Subject:
Commercial products
Subject:
Industrial ecology
Subject:
Product life cycle
Subject:
Development - Sustainable Development
Subject:
Industrial engineering
Subject:
Environmental
Subject:
Product life cycle -- Environmental aspects.
Subject:
Industrial and Control Engineering-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Prentice-Hall international series in industrial and systems engineering
Series Volume:
pt. 3
Publication Date:
September 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
363
Dimensions:
9.1 x 7 x 1 in 590 gr

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"Synopsis" by , To a significant degree, the first edition of this book defined the new field of industrial ecology, the restructuring of technological activity to incorporate environmental concerns. Important topics from that book are updated here, among them
  • life-cycle assessment
  • product design for the environment
  • the incorporation of environmental considerations into product development
  • integrating industrial ecology into corporations
  • budgets and cycles

In addition, the new edition includes entire chapters on topics that are becoming or have become newly important to the field:

  • the biological model applied to industrial systems
  • the status of resources
  • the transition from products to services
  • systems analysis
  • Earth systems engineering and management

While still serving as a practical guide to product designers and corporate managers, the new edition also provides guidance for the broader task of mapping a societal evolution to a more sustainable world, thus justifying industrial ecology's label as "the science and technology of sustainability."

"Synopsis" by , 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.
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