Sustainability in engineering design : an undergraduate text
By: Johnson, Anthony
Title By: Gibson, AndrewMaterial type: BookPublisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, c2014.Description: xxii, 419 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780080993690Program: ENGG105, ENGG941Subject(s): Engineering design -- Textbooks | Sustainable engineering -- Textbooks | Engineering designDDC classification: 620.00420286 JO SU Online resources: Ebook
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Engineering design and sustainability integration: an overview -- Design approach, philosophy, and normal approach design model -- Sustainability and its application within engineering design -- The tools of the design process and management of design -- Communication for engineers -- Performance prediction -- Design for total control -- Legislation and other drivers -- Strategic sustainability -- Predicting the future.
Designed for use in engineering design courses, and as a reference for industry professionals learning sustainable design concepts and practical methods, Sustainability in Engineering Design focuses on designers as the driving force behind sustainable products. This book introduces sustainability concepts and explains the application of sustainable methods to the engineering design process. The book also covers important design topics such as project and team management, client management, performance prediction, and the social and environmental effects of sustainable engineering design. These concepts and methods are supported with a wealth of worked examples, discussion questions, and primary case studies to aid comprehension.