Sustainability in Engineering Design

Sustainability in Engineering Design

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Designed for use in engineering design courses, and as a reference for industry professionals learning sustainable design concepts and practical methods, Sustainability in Engineering Design focuses on designers as the driving force behind sustainable products. This book introduces sustainability concepts and explains the application of sustainable methods to the engineering design process. The book also covers important design topics such as project and team management, client management, performance prediction, and the social and environmental effects of sustainable engineering design. These concepts and methods are supported with a wealth of worked examples, discussion questions, and primary case studies to aid comprehension. Applies research-based methods to achieve real-world results for rapidly evolving industry trends Focuses on design engineers as the starting point of creating sustainable design Provides practical methods and design tools to guide engineering designers in creating sustainably designed and engineering products Incorporates all aspects of sustainable engineering design, including the material selection, production, and marketing of products Includes cutting-edge sustainable design model case studies based on the authors' own research and experiencesEcodesign Directive, 347a€“348 ECO-IT tool concept description, 362 environmental impact and carbon footprint (CO2) scores, 362 ... reuse, floor panels, 342 reuse/refurbish, 340a€“341 product chart, 93, 95f description, 101 disposal techniques, 76 hierarchy, 92, 92f model, 92, 93f EnEg. ... 2 description, 1 design information process model, 5a€“6, 6f development, passenger vehicle, 7, 8, 8p electric motoranbsp;...

Title:Sustainability in Engineering Design
Author:Anthony Johnson, Andy Gibson
Publisher:Academic Press - 2014-02-11


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