2012, XIII, 400 p. 231 illus., 148 illus. in color.
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Deals with principles and practices of sustainability applied to manufacturing
Written by international experts
Comprehsive in scope
The annual series Global Conferences on Sustainable Manufacturing (GCSM) sponsored by the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP) is committed to excellence in the creation of sustainable products and processes that conserve energy and natural resources, have minimal negative impacts upon the natural environment and society, and adhere to the core principle of sustainability by considering the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. To promote this noble goal, there is a great need for increased awareness in education and training, including the dissemination of new findings on principles and practices of sustainability applied to manufacturing. The series Global Conferences on Sustainable Manufacturing offers international colleagues the opportunity to network, expand their knowledge, and improve practice globally.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Entrepreneurial - Product and processes design - Remanufacturing - Sustainable manufacturing - Value creation