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Handbook of Sustainable Engineering


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Joanne Kauffman, Kun-Mo Lee

(Editors in Chief)

  1. New Materials: Introduction
  2. Education and Outreach: Introduction
  3. Blueprints for Teaching Ecodesign and Sustainability to University Students
  4. Ecodesign in Swiss Machining Industry: A Collaborative Learning Process for Effective Outreach and Education
  5. Material Flow Cost Accounting: Significance and Practical Approach
  6. Implementing New Teaching Models at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  7. Teaching Old Disciplines New Tricks: Sustainable Engineering Education
  8. Youth Encounter on Sustainability: A Transdisciplinary, Multicultural,and Immersive Education Program
  9. Transdisciplinary Approaches to Engineering R&D: Importance of Understanding Values and Culture
  10. Sustainable Water: Introduction
  11. Chlorine Self-Production Plant Solution for Effluent Water to be Used in Irrigation in Gaza Strip
  12. Fundamental Toxicology Methods and Resources for Assessing Water-relatedContamination
  13. Micro Hydro in Emergency Situations: A Sustainable Energy Solution at La Realidad (Chiapas, Mexico)
  14. Groundwater Contamination: Role of Health Sciences in Tackling
  15. Sustainable Earth System Engineering: Incentives and Perspectives
  16. Sustainable Water Management in Response to Global Changes
  17. Sustainable Products and Sustainable Production: Introduction
  18. Ecodesign Strategies: A Missing Link in Ecodesign
  19. Environmental Quality Function Deployment for Sustainable Products
  20. Green PCB Manufacturing Technologies
  21. Eco-Packaging Development: Integrated Design Approaches
  22. Product Life Cycle Assessment (PLCA) and Product Carbon Footprint (PCF)
  23. Remanufacturing
  24. Reuse of Components and Products: "Qualified as Good as New"
  25. Supply Chain Management for Sustainability
  26. Sustainable Design by Systematic Innovation Tools (TRIZ, CAI, SI, and Biomimetics)
  27. Sustainable Product Design and Development: TPI-Based Idea Generation Method for Eco-Business Planning and Eco-Product Development
  28. Structural Complexity Management in Sustainable Engineering
  29. Sustainable Production: Eco-efficiency of Manufacturing Process
  30. Product Service Systems and Sustainable Consumption Toward Sustainability:Introduction
  31. Advanced Japanese Service Design: From Elements to Relations
  32. Design for Sustainability (DfS): Interface of Sustainable Production and Consumption
  33. Engineering PSS (Product/Service Systems) Toward Sustainability:Review of Research
  34. Eco-business Planning: Idea Generation Method
  35. Life Cycle Simulation for Sustainable Product Service Systems
  36. Modeling Services and Service-Centered PSS Design
  37. Product Design Considerations for Improved Integrated Product/Service Offerings
  38. Sustainable Consumption
  39. Sustainable Design Engineering: Design as a Key Driver in Sustainable Product and Business Development
  40. Sustainable PSS in Automotive Industry
  41. Policy, Decision-Making, and Management for Sustainable Engineering: Introduction
  42. Backcasting and Scenarios for Sustainable Technology Development
  43. Changing Energy Demand Behavior: Potential of Demand-Side Management
  44. Engineers and Community: How Sustainable Engineering Depends on Engineers' Views of People
  45. Impact of New Technologies: How to Assess the Intended and Unintended Effects of New Technologies?
  46. Life Cycle Thinking for Improved Resource Management: LCA or?
  47. New Business Models for Sustainable Development
  48. Strategies for Sustainable Technologies: Innovation in Systems, Products, and Services
  49. Successful Contextual Technology Transfer and Determinants of Culture
  50. Energy Sources of the Future: Introduction
  51. Biomass Energy Field
  52. Energy from Water
  53. Sustainable Rehabilitation of Water Infrastructures in Southern Iraq After the Second Gulf War
  54. Ensuring Sustainability of Bioenergy in Practice
  55. Geothermal Energy
  56. Renewability of Energy Resources, Energy Vectors, and Energy Technologies for Mobility
  57. Solar Energy: Harvesting the Sun's Energy for Sustainable Future
  58. Wind
  59. Advanced Energy Devices: Lithium Ion Battery and High Energy Capacitor
  60. Advanced Materials for Fuel Cells
  61. Alternative Materials Development Utilizing Advanced Nanotechnology
  62. Biopolymers for Environmental Applications: Highly Functional Polylactic Acid Composites Used for Durable Products
  63. Computational Materials Science and Computer-aided Materials Design and Processing
  64. Mechanisms of Organisms as Environment-Friendly Materials Design Tools
  65. Thermodynamics and Resource Consumption: Concepts, Methodologies, and the Case of Copper