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Sustainable development for engineers : a handbook and resource guide

Author: Karel Mulder
Publisher: Sheffield : Greenleaf Publishing, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Concise but comprehensive, the book examines the key tools, skills and techniques that can be used in engineering design and management to ensure that whole-life costs and impacts of engineering schemes are addressed at every stage of planning, implementation and disposal. The book also aims to demonstrate through real-life examples the tangible benefits that have already been achieved in many engineering projects,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sustainable development for engineers.
Sheffield : Greenleaf Publishing, 2006
(DLC) 2014466825
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karel Mulder
ISBN: 9781907643385 1907643389 9781907643835 1907643834
OCLC Number: 828743293
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (288 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Why do we need sustainability?2. Why is the current world system unsustainable?3. Patterns of development4. Sustainable development and economic, social and political structures5. Technology - the culprit or the saviour?6. Measuring sustainability7. Sustainable development and the company: why, what and how?8. Design and sustainable development9. Innovation processes10. Technology for sustainable development
Responsibility: edited by Karel Mulder.


Gathers knowledge on best-practice teaching for engineers, with the aim of giving engineering students a grounding in the challenge that sustainable development poses to the profession, the  Read more...
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