Download analytical tools for environmental design and management in a volume 10 eco efficiency in industry and science in pdf or read analytical tools for environmental design and management in a volume 10 eco efficiency in industry and science in pdf online books in PDF, EPUB and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get analytical tools for environmental design and management in a volume 10 eco efficiency in industry and science in pdf book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.



Analytical Tools For Environmental Design And Management In A Systems Perspective

Author: Nicoline Wrisberg
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401004560
Size: 20.49 MB
Format: PDF
View: 195
Download and Read
The aim of this book is to link demand and supply of environmental information in the field of Life Cycle Management. The book is based on the results of the CHAINET concerted action financed by EU-DGXII for the work period 1998-2000, and is intended to build bridges between the different scientific communities in the field of Life Cycle Management. A structured approach is followed, meaning that both demand and supply of environmental information are characterised, after which the two are linked.

Early Stages Of Designing Resource Efficient Offerings

Author: Sergio Brambila-Macias
Publisher: Linköping University Electronic Press
ISBN: 9176853535
Size: 37.22 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 5734
Download and Read
The increasing use of natural resources and the pollution it causes calls for new ways of addressing customer needs. Additionally, a more uncertain and complex world also presents new challenges. In this thesis, these new challenges are tackled through inter and transdisciplinary research, which require more interaction across disciplines to tackle complex phenomena. The manner in which companies address customer needs starts from the designing (a multiplestakeholder perspective) of offerings where companies rely on different types of support (guidelines, standards, methods and tools). In this thesis, these offerings, include products, services, systems, and solutions. This plays an important role in the use of natural resources and its impact on the environment. In this Licentiate, I present results to show initial cues on how to design resource-efficient offerings, and more specifically their analysis and evaluation in the early stages of the design process. This type of offerings is suggested to be crucial for the circular economy, which can be understood as a paradigm shift towards sustainability. In this paradigm shift, designing is carried out by taking into account reuse, remanufacture and recycling of products as strategies by multiple stakeholders and companies. Other strategies include providing services, a function or a solution through dematerialization and transmaterialization. The methods used in this research are narrative and systematic literature reviews, thematic analysis and a case study. The results show a lack of interdisciplinary research in the academic literature in subjects relevant to the design of resource-efficient offerings. The results also show a need to clarify what transdisciplinary research entails. Moreover, current practice shows that support used by companies needs to consider several factors for it to be useful, for example, the vision of the company, participation of potential users of the support and everyday operations, among other characteristics. Finally, more practical support coming from academia is necessary to improve its use in industry.

Re Engineering Manufacturing For Sustainability

Author: Andrew Y. C. Nee
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9814451487
Size: 46.79 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 5769
Download and Read
This edited volume presents the proceedings of the 20th CIRP LCE Conference, which cover various areas in life cycle engineering such as life cycle design, end-of-life management, manufacturing processes, manufacturing systems, methods and tools for sustainability, social sustainability, supply chain management, remanufacturing, etc.

A Focus On Sustainable Supply Chains And Green Logistics

Author: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1785609033
Size: 74.38 MB
Format: PDF
View: 3337
Download and Read
In a fast moving world the transportation of goods is expected to be more efficient than ever before. This compendia features papers that address key themes in green logistics such as benchmarking and energy efficiency and includes highly cited papers from international contributors such as Alan McKinnon and Joseph Sarkis.

Handbook Of Food Factory Design

Author: Christopher G. J. Baker
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461474507
Size: 38.58 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 2644
Download and Read
Food manufacturing has evolved over the centuries from kitchen industries to modern, sophisticated production operations. A typical food factory includes the food processing and packaging lines, the buildings and exterior landscaping, and the utility-supply and waste-treatment facilities. As a single individual is unlikely to possess all the necessary skills required to facilitate the design, the task will undoubtedly be undertaken by an interdisciplinary team employing a holistic approach based on a knowledge of the natural and biological sciences, most engineering disciplines, and relevant legislation. In addition, every successful project requires a competent project manager to ensure that all tasks are completed on time and within budget. This Handbook attempts to compress comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of these areas into a single volume. It is hoped that it will prove to be of value across the food-manufacturing community. The multi-disciplinary nature of the subject matter should facilitate more informed communication between individual specialists on the team. It should also provide useful background information on food factory design for a wider range of professionals with a more peripheral interest in the subject: for example, process plant suppliers, contractors, HSE specialists, retailers, consultants, and financial institutions. Finally, it is hoped that it will also prove to be a valuable reference for students and instructors in the areas of food technology, chemical engineering, and mechanical engineering, in particular.

A Handbook Of Industrial Ecology

Author: Robert U. Ayres
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 9781843765479
Size: 44.88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 3612
Download and Read
'The editors of this handbook have brought together 58 of the world's greatest environmental systems experts. These professionals have, in 46 specific topic headings, divided into six major sections, provided very insightful information and guidance as to what industrial ecology entails, how it can be implemented, and its benefits . . . a very valuable tool . . . This book provides essential information to mid- and top-level management that can enable industry to make more prudent business decisions regarding the manufacturing of its products.' - Robert John Klancko, Environmental Practice Industrial ecology is coming of age and this superb book brings together leading scholars to present a state-of-the-art overviews of the subject.