Treatise on Sustainability Science and Engineering

  • I.S. Jawahir
  • S.K. Sikdar
  • Y. Huang

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Design for Sustainability

  3. Sustainability Metrics and Analysis

  4. Sustainable Energy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Piao Liu, Glenn Gibson, Carlos A. Jarro, Suresh Rajaputra, Vijay Singh
      Pages 191-206
    3. Timothy J. Wallington, James E. Anderson, Sandra L. Winkler, Maria Grahn
      Pages 207-229
    4. Henrik Wenzel, Karsten Hedegaard, Kathrine Thyø, Guido Reinhardt
      Pages 259-266
  5. Sustainable Supply/Value Chains

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-267

About this book

Introduction

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
  • 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
  • Sustainable supply chain management

 

The uniqueness of this book lies in the range of topics covered with in-depth analysis and case studies.

 

This book will be of interest to academic and industrial researchers, professionals in corporate and governmental organizations, and others interested in advancing the current state-of-the-art to the next level for the benefit of our global society.

 

Keywords

Life Cycle Assessment Supply Chains Sustainability Metrics Sustainability Science Sustainable Energy

Editors and affiliations

  • I.S. Jawahir
    • 1
  • S.K. Sikdar
    • 2
  • Y. Huang
    • 3
  1. 1.Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USAInst. for Sustainable Manufacturing(ISM) Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USALexingtonUSA
  2. 2.Nat. Risk Management Research Lab-USEPACincinnatiUSA
  3. 3.Department of Chemical Engineering and MWayne State UniversityDetroitUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-6229-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-94-007-6228-2
  • Online ISBN 978-94-007-6229-9
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