Treatise on Sustainability Science and Engineering

by I.S. Jawahir, S.K. Sikdar,

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.
  • Springer Netherlands; July 2013
  • ISBN 9789400762299
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF format
  • Title: Treatise on Sustainability Science and Engineering
  • Author: I.S. Jawahir (ed.); S.K. Sikdar (ed.); Y. Huang (ed.)
  • Imprint: Springer

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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)