Engineering for Sustainable Development: Guiding Principles

This guide on sustainable development addresses sustainability for engineering applications. The following chapter headings are listed in the table of contents: 1 Introduction - 1.1 Why Engineering for Sustainable Development?, 1.2 Scope of the Guide, 1.3 Definitions and indefinable principles, 1.4 The challenge ahead; 2 Examples of sustainability issues in engineering - 2.1 Civil Engineering - Jubilee River, 2.2 Chemical & Manufacturing Engineering - laundry cleaning products, 2.3 Walking the talk: embedding sustainable development into an organisation - Glasgow University, 2.4 Product design in Electrical & Electronic Engineering - mobile phones, 2.5 Civil Engineering & Building - Mossley Mill regeneration in Northern Ireland, 2.6 Balancing positive and negative impacts - the case of catalytic converters, 2.7 The energy challenge; 3 Guiding Principles of Engineering for Sustainable Development - 3.1 The Principles, 3.2 The Principles explained, 3.3 The Principles related to the examples summarised in Section 2.31; 4 Application of the Principles in practice - 4.1 Introduction, 4.2 Framing the requirements, 4.3 Project Definition - Scoping the decision, 4.4 Planning and Detailed Design, 4.5 Implementation, Delivery and Operations, 4.6 End of usable life, 4.7 Linking the Stages to the Guiding Principles; 5 Developing approaches in teaching, training and continuing professional development (CPD).

Language

  • English

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  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: 52p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01006008
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 1903496217
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 7 2005 2:44PM