Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability

Written By Jiří J Klemeš
Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 20 January 2015
  • ISBN : 0128022337
  • Pages : 608 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability written by Jiří J Klemeš which was release on 20 January 2015, this book published by Butterworth-Heinemann. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability answers the question “what are the available methodologies to assess the environmental sustainability of a product, system or process? Multiple well-known authors share their expertise in order to give a broad perspective of this issue from a chemical and environmental engineering perspective. This mathematical, quantitative book includes many case studies to assist with the practical application of environmental and sustainability methods. Readers learn how to efficiently assess and use these methods. This book summarizes all relevant environmental methodologies to assess the sustainability of a product and tools, in order to develop more green products or processes. With life cycle assessment as its main methodology, this book speaks to engineers interested in environmental impact and sustainability. Helps engineers to assess, evaluate, and measure sustainability in industry Provides workable approaches to environmental and sustainability assessment Readers learn tools to assess the sustainability of a process or product and to design it in an environmentally friendly way

Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability

Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability
  • Author : Jiří J Klemeš
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2015-01-20
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 0128022337
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Summary : Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability answers the question “what are the available methodologies to assess the environmental sustainability of a product, system or process? Multiple well-known authors share their expertise in order to give a broad perspective of this issue from a chemical and environmental engineering perspective. This ...

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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-07-29
  • Total pages : 426
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Summary : Sustainability in the Design, Synthesis and Analysis of Chemical Engineering Processes is an edited collection of contributions from leaders in their field. It takes a holistic view of sustainability in chemical and process engineering design, and incorporates economic analysis and human dimensions. Ruiz-Mercado and Cabezas have brought to this book ...

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  • Release Date : 2020-02-28
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  • ISBN : 0128022337
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-10-10
  • Total pages : 575
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-09-28
  • Total pages : 188
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Summary : This book considers the impact of climate change on cities, advocating that people are the panaceas and antidote to mitigating climate change, by enhancing their involvement in achieving sustainable development Goals (SDGs). This leads to the development of an SDG best practice participation template, which is supported by an extensive ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02-13
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  • Release Date : 2017-07-04
  • Total pages : 2262
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-01-15
  • Total pages : 110
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Summary : This book discusses the concepts, methods and case studies pertaining to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) based Carbon Footprint Assessment. It covers chapters on Carbon Footprint Assessment with LCA methodology & case studies on carbon footprint calculation following the LCA approach on power plants in India, Impacts of Vehicle Incidents On CO2 ...

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  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-03-06
  • Total pages : 213
  • ISBN : 0128022337
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-09-01
  • Total pages : 517
  • ISBN : 0128022337
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Summary : This book is primarily intended to serve as a research-based textbook on sustainable supply chains for graduate programs in Business, Management, Industrial Engineering, and Industrial Ecology, but it should also be of interest for researchers in the broader sustainable supply chain space, whether from the operations management and industrial engineering ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-08-29
  • Total pages : 74
  • ISBN : 0128022337
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-04-04
  • Total pages : 396
  • ISBN : 0128022337
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