DEPUIS project: Design of Environmentally-friendly Products Using Information Standards

  • Anna Amato
  • Anna Moreno
  • Norman Swindells
Part of the The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 277)

The design of environmentally friendly products requires data to assess the impact of the product on the environment throughout its life and the original design and manufacturing information that should accompany the product to manage the end-of-life process. Both of these requirements can be satisfied by the innovative combination of two groups of International Standards. The DEPUIS project provides e-learning systems to introduce the technology of data representation by standardised information models – product data technology – and shows how the information represented by data specified by these models can be used in Life Cycle Assessment to innovate life-cycle thinking in the design and manufacture of new products


Life Cycle Assessment Information Standard Product Data Management Life Cycle Thinking Life Cycle Assessment Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna Amato
    • 1
  • Anna Moreno
    • 1
  • Norman Swindells
    • 2
  1. 1.ENEAItaly
  2. 2.Ferroday LimitedUK

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