Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment for Decision Making

Written By Jingzheng Ren
Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment for Decision Making
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 November 2019
  • ISBN : 012818356X
  • Pages : 362 pages
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Download or read book entitled Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment for Decision Making by author: Jingzheng Ren which was release on 19 November 2019 and published by Elsevier with total page 362 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment for Decision-Making: Methodologies and Case Studies gives readers a comprehensive introduction to life cycle sustainability assessment (LCSA) methodology for sustainability measurement of industrial systems, proposing an efficiency methodology for stakeholders and decision-makers. Featuring the latest methods and case studies, the book will assist researchers in environmental sciences and energy to develop the best methods for LCA, as well as aiding those practitioners who are responsible for making decisions for promoting sustainable development. The past, current status and future of LCSA, Life Cycle Assessment method (LCA), Life Cycle Costing (LCC), Social Life Cycle Assessment (SLCA), the methodology of LCSA, typical LCSA case studies, limitations of LCSA, and life cycle aggregated sustainability index methods are all covered in this multidisciplinary book. Includes models for assessing sustainability in environmental, energy engineering and economic scenarios Features case studies that help define the advantages and obstacles of real world applications Presents a complete view, from theory to practice, of a life cycle approach by exploring the methods and tools of sustainability assessment, analysis and design of sustainability assessment

Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment for Decision Making

Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment for Decision Making
  • Author : Jingzheng Ren,Sara Toniolo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-11-19
  • Total pages : 362
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment for Decision-Making: Methodologies and Case Studies gives readers a comprehensive introduction to life cycle sustainability assessment (LCSA) methodology for sustainability measurement of industrial systems, proposing an efficiency methodology for stakeholders and decision-makers. Featuring the latest methods and case studies, the book will assist researchers in environmental ...

Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future

Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future
  • Author : Jingzheng Ren,Antonio Scipioni,Alessandro Manzardo,Hanwei Liang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-08-20
  • Total pages : 414
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : Biofuels for a More Sustainable Future: Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment and Multi-criteria Decision Making provides a comprehensive sustainability analysis of biofuels based on life cycle thinking and develops various multi-dimensional decision-making techniques for prioritizing biofuel production technologies. Taking a transversal approach, the book combines life cycle sustainability assessment, life cycle ...

Integrated Life Cycle and Risk Assessment for Industrial Processes and Products

Integrated Life Cycle and Risk Assessment for Industrial Processes and Products
  • Author : Guido Sonnemann,Michael Tsang,Marta Schuhmacher
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-10
  • Total pages : 405
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : Life-cycle assessment is a methodology used to evaluate the environmental impacts of a product, process, or service during its life cycle, and risk assessment is a tool to evaluate potential hazards to human health and the environment introduced by pollutant emissions. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals call for, among ...

Life Cycle Assessment Handbook

Life Cycle Assessment Handbook
  • Author : Mary Ann Curran
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-11-07
  • Total pages : 640
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : The first book of its kind, the LCA Handbook will become an invaluable resource for environmentally progressive manufacturers and suppliers, product and process designers, executives and managers, and government officials who want to learn about this essential component of environmental sustainability....

Life Cycle Approaches to Sustainable Regional Development

Life Cycle Approaches to Sustainable Regional Development
  • Author : Stefania Massari,Guido Sonnemann,Fritz Balkau
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-12-08
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : 26 Circular economy and regional implications -- 27 Life cycle management for regional development in France: Example of building sector -- 28 From product LCAs to territorial LCAs: Methodological principles -- 29 Integrated life cycle and risk assessment of human health impacts in Catalonia -- 30 LCA application in regional waste management in Chile -- 31 ...

Towards Life Cycle Sustainability Management

Towards Life Cycle Sustainability Management
  • Author : Matthias Finkbeiner
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-07-23
  • Total pages : 591
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : This book is a selection of the most relevant contributions to the LCM 2011 conference in Berlin. The material explores scientific and practical solutions to incorporating life cycle approaches into strategic and operational decision making. There are several sections addressing methodological topics such as LCSM approaches, methods and tools, while more ...

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-01-09
  • Total pages : 4252
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials provides a comprehensive overview, covering research and development on all aspects of renewable, recyclable and sustainable materials. The use of renewable and sustainable materials in building construction, the automotive sector, energy, textiles and others can create markets for agricultural products and additional revenue streams ...

Designing Sustainable Technologies Products and Policies

Designing Sustainable Technologies  Products and Policies
  • Author : Enrico Benetto,Kilian Gericke,Mélanie Guiton
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-07-03
  • Total pages : 520
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : This open access book provides insight into the implementation of Life Cycle approaches along the entire business value chain, supporting environmental, social and economic sustainability related to the development of industrial technologies, products, services and policies; and the development and management of smart agricultural systems, smart mobility systems, urban infrastructures ...

A Macro level Sustainability Assessment Framework for Optimal Distribution of Alternative Passenger Vehicles

A Macro level Sustainability Assessment Framework for Optimal Distribution of Alternative Passenger Vehicles
  • Author : Nuri Cihat Onat
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 78
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : Therefore, the conceptual framework presented in this work can be applicable for different regions in U.S. and decision makers can generate balanced policy conclusions and recommendations based on their environmental, economic and social constraints. The compromise programming results provide vital guidance for policy makers when optimizing the use of ...

Advances in Materials Sciences Energy Technology and Environmental Engineering

Advances in Materials Sciences  Energy Technology and Environmental Engineering
  • Author : Aragona Patty,Zhou Peijiang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-20
  • Total pages : 458
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : The 2016 International Conference on Materials Science, Energy Technology and Environmental Engineering (MSETEE 2016) took place May 28-29, 2016 in Zhuhai City, China. MSETEE 2016 brought together academics and industrial experts in the field of materials science, energy technology and environmental engineering. The primary goal of the conference was to promote research and developmental ...

Hydrogen Economy

Hydrogen Economy
  • Author : Antonio Scipioni,Alessandro Manzardo,Jingzheng Ren
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05-05
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : Hydrogen Economy: Supply Chain, Life Cycle Analysis and Energy Transition for Sustainability explores the challenges for the transition into a sustainable hydrogen economy. In this book, experts from various academic backgrounds discuss the tools and methodologies for the analysis, planning, design and optimization of hydrogen supply chains. They examine the ...

Life Cycle Assessment Student Handbook

Life Cycle Assessment Student Handbook
  • Author : Mary Ann Curran
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-06-29
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : This student version of the popular bestseller, Life Cycle Assessment Handbook, is not a watered-down version of the original, but retains all of the important information and valuable lessons provided in the first book, along with helpful problems and solutions for the student learning about Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). As ...

Life Cycle Assessment of Energy Systems and Sustainable Energy Technologies

Life Cycle Assessment of Energy Systems and Sustainable Energy Technologies
  • Author : Riccardo Basosi,Maurizio Cellura,Sonia Longo,Maria Laura Parisi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-12-15
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : This book deals with the application of life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology to sustainable energy systems and technologies. It reviews the state-of-the-art of the Italian experiences on the LCA applied to energy, and the most recent results from research in this field, with a particular focus on renewables, bio-energy and ...

Life Cycle Assessment LCA and Life Cycle Analysis in Tourism

Life Cycle Assessment  LCA  and Life Cycle Analysis in Tourism
  • Author : Viachaslau Filimonau
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-10-23
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : Tourism is an activity that anyone can take part in, regardless of their age, gender, nationality or level of income. This makes tourism one of the most rapidly developing industries in the world. Despite the number of benefits which tourism produces, it also has significant negative impacts on the environment. ...

Ambiguities in Decision oriented Life Cycle Inventories

Ambiguities in Decision oriented Life Cycle Inventories
  • Author : Frank Werner
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2005-08-16
  • Total pages : 420
  • ISBN : 012818356X
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Summary : In an environmental life cycle assessment of products (LCA), an unambiguous, scientifically based, ‘objective’ attribution of material and energy flows to a product is pure fiction. This is due to the fundamental epistemological conditions of LCA as a modelling process under the complexity of our socio-economic system. Instead, various mental ...