Sustainability in Engineering Design, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 012404591X
  • ISBN-13: 9780124045910
  • DDC: 620.00420
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 442 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Book Synopsis.
1: Engineering Design: An Overview.
2: Design Approach, Philosophy, and Normal Approach Design Model.
3: Sustainability and Its Application Within Engineering Design.
4: The Tools of the Design Process and Management of Design.
5: Communication for Engineers.
6: Performance Prediction.
7: Design for Total Control.
8: Drivers of Sustainability in Design: Legislation and Perceptions of Consumers and Buyers.
9: Strategic Sustainable Design.
10: Predicting the Future.