Sustainability in Manufacturing Enterprises

Concepts, Analyses and Assessments for Industry 4.0

  • Ibrahim¬†Garbie

Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
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    Pages 1-8
  3. Economic Sustainability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
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      Pages 11-21
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      Pages 23-31
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      Pages 33-40
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      Pages 51-72
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      Pages 73-80
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      Pages 81-89
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      Pages 91-99
  4. Social and Environmental Sustainability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
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      Pages 103-115
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      Pages 117-128
  5. Sustainability Implementation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
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      Pages 191-201
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  6. Future Trends in Sustainability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-215
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About this book


This book explores sustainability within manufacturing enterprises and examines the concepts and principles of this field. It also reviews the quantitative and qualitative tools available for analytic assessment. It presents a new framework for sustainable manufacturing requirements and discusses the implementation of sustainable manufacturing in terms of practices, indicators, and sustainability level assessments. The book also details the important conditions necessary for the conversion of existing traditional plants to ones with more sustainable processes. Chapters explore topics including the assessment of economic sustainability, social sustainability, environmental sustainability, sustainable manufacturing practices, and sustainability optimization. Serving as a reference for engineers, managers, and practitioners involved in manufacturing, this book will also be a valuable resource to students and researchers of industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering, systems engineering, and operations management.


Assessment of Economic Sustainability Concepts of sustainability in manufacturing Converting Plants to Sustainability Framework for Sustainable Manufacturing Implementation of Sustainability Optimization in Sustainability Practices for Manufacturing Sustainability Qualitative Assessment Sustainable Indicators Quantitative Assessment Sustainable Indicators Social Sustainability in Manufacturing Enterprises Environmental Sustainability in Manufacturing Enterprises

Authors and affiliations

  • Ibrahim¬†Garbie
    • 1
  1. 1.Helwan UniversitySultan Qaboos UniversityMuscatOman

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-29304-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-29306-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-3529
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-3537
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