Sustainable Production, Life Cycle Engineering and Management

Eco-Factories of the Future

Editors: Thiede, Sebastian, Herrmann, Christoph (Eds.)

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  • Provides a comprehensive overview on eco-factories of the future
  • Presents cutting-edge solutions from academia and industry towards sustainable manufacturing
  • Covers a broad range of topics including energy management and life cycle evaluation
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This edited monograph presents a selection of research contributions on eco-factories of the future. The topical focus lies on cutting-edge solutions from academia and industry that enable and support companies in their efforts towards sustainable manufacturing. The authors provide an overview over recent developments, aiming at a comprehensive understanding of eco- and cost-efficient manufacturing from machine to factory level. The solutions contributed by leading research institutions and companies have been mostly implemented and evaluated in industrial pilot projects across Europe. The methodological approaches cover topics such as factory planning, manufacturing simulation, energy management as well as life cycle evaluation. The target audience comprises industry experts and decision makers as well as researchers in the field of sustainable manufacturing.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Towards Eco-Factories of the Future

    Kurle, Denis (et al.)

    Pages 1-15

  • Integrating Variable Renewable Electricity Supply into Manufacturing Systems

    Beier, Jan (et al.)

    Pages 17-40

  • Development of a Sustainability Assessment Tool for Manufacturing Companies

    Madanchi, Nadine (et al.)

    Pages 41-68

  • Sustainability Assessment in Manufacturing and Target Setting in Highly Automated Production

    Rödger, Jan-Markus (et al.)

    Pages 69-84

  • Piloting Comprehensive Industrial Energy Efficiency Improvement in a European Rolling Stock Factory

    Weinert, Nils (et al.)

    Pages 85-102

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eBook $129.00
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Hardcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-93729-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Eco-Factories of the Future
Editors
  • Sebastian Thiede
  • Christoph Herrmann
Series Title
Sustainable Production, Life Cycle Engineering and Management
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-93730-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-93730-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-93729-8
Series ISSN
2194-0541
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 198
Number of Illustrations
28 b/w illustrations, 46 illustrations in colour
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