Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability

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

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  • Author : Jiří J Klemeš
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 608 pages
  • ISBN : 0128022337
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability

Assessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability
  • Author : Jiří J Klemeš
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 20 January 2015
GET THIS BOOKAssessing and Measuring Environmental Impact and Sustainability

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

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  • Release : 19 March 2020
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  • Release : 25 January 2021
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  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 24 September 1999
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  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 25 September 2015
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  • Release : 02 April 2018
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  • Release : 14 March 2013
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  • Release : 19 November 2019
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