The first volume of the Wiley series, Environmentally Conscious Mechanical Design focuses on the foundations of environmental design - both understanding it and implementing it. Coverage includes the important technical and analytical techniques and best practices of designing industrial, business, and consumer products that are environmentally friendly and meet environmental regulations. Topics covered include, Optiizing Designs; Design for Environment (DFE) practices, guidelines, methods and tools; Life Cycle Assessment and Design; Reverse Engineering; ISO 14000 and Environmental Management Systems (EMS) standards and others.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Number of pages: 408
Weight: 944 g
Dimensions: 247 x 198 x 28 mm
"In brief this book is perfect for those who are interested in improving products to be environmentally friendly. If you are an engineer or tech student who is looking to improve the way a mechanical product operates or how it can be more efficient, than we highly recommend that you purchase this book." (The Center Journal, 3/26/08) "This volume is filled with fantastic insight, as Kutz looks into key concepts such as design reliability and design durability in terms of the environment." (Electricreview.com; 6/2007)