Treatise on Sustainability Science and Engineering

Editors: Jawahir, I.S., Sikdar, S.K., Huang, Y. (Eds.)

  • Provides important insights into sustainability metrics
  • Contributes to the growing interest in life cycle assessment
  • Interwoven chapters will be useful in many disciplines
  • Offers a wide spectrum of research on sustainability science and engineering
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About this book

This book is aimed at providing a comprehensive overview of recent developments in sustainability science and engineering. The book focuses on principles and practices and presents 18 interwoven chapters on four major themes: design for sustainability; sustainability metrics and analysis; sustainable energy; and sustainable supply/value. Significant, state-of-the-art work, methodologies, practices and plans are presented by researchers, technology developers and industry leaders. Topics discussed include: life cycle assessment; product end-of-life options; practical approaches to sustainability; environmental footprint assessment; biofuels; and sustainable supply chain management.

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From the reviews:

“This four-part volume … focuses on four key topics: design, sustainability metrics, sustainable energy, and sustainable supply chain management. … this is an important book with significant content for those who are interested in applications of sustainability science and engineering. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals/practitioners.” (L. E. Erickson, Choice, Vol. 51 (6), February, 2014)


Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Life-Cycle Optimization Methods for Enhancing the Sustainability of Design and Policy Decisions

    Keoleian, Gregory A.

    Pages 3-17

  • Second Thoughts on Preferred End-of-Life Treatment Strategies for Consumer Products

    Duflou, Joost R. (et al.)

    Pages 19-29

  • A New Methodology for Integration of End-of-Life Option Determination and Disassemblability Analysis

    Afrinaldi, Feri (et al.)

    Pages 31-49

  • Sustainability Under Severe Uncertainty: A Probability-Bounds-Analysis-Based Approach

    Zheng, Kailiang (et al.)

    Pages 51-66

  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA): A Means to Optimise the Structure of Sustainable Industry

    Narodoslawsky, Michael

    Pages 67-79

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-007-6229-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-6228-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $179.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-9461-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Treatise on Sustainability Science and Engineering
Editors
  • I.S. Jawahir
  • S.K. Sikdar
  • Y. Huang
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-6229-9
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-6229-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-6228-2
Softcover ISBN
978-94-007-9461-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 338
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