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; and 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; and sustainable supply chain management.
Number of pages: 338
Weight: 5329 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 19 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201
From the reviews:
"This four-part volume ... focuses on four key topics: design, sustainability metrics, sustainable energy, and sustainable supply chain management. ... this is an important book with significant content for those who are interested in applications of sustainability science and engineering. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals/practitioners." (L. E. Erickson, Choice, Vol. 51 (6), February, 2014)