Sustainable Product Manufacturing

Description:
  • This module is intended to be included in a production engineering or similar course at the upper level undergraduate or graduate level. The focus of the module is on assessing and reducing manufacturing state environmental impacts, while techniques for analyzing a product across its entire life cycle will be explored. Students will be introduced to the optimation for and concept of sustainability and how engineers can assist in achieving sustainability goals. The module consists of lectures (4 hours) and a laboratory activity (2 hours plus work outside of class). The major deliverable is a term project report.
Author(s):
  • Karl Haapala
Learning Resource Type:
  • Reference – Data Set
Discipline(s):
  • Engineering – Civil
Audience/Grade:
  • College Junior – Graduate
Media Type:
  • Document
Rating:
Keywords:
  • Design
  • Manufacturing
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Sustainability
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Publication Date:
  • July 2011
Documentation: