Summary: The first text to provide comprehensive tools for evaluating environmental, economic, and societal impacts of engineering designs----Builds on the well-accepted principles introduced by leading experts Allen and Shonnard in Green Engineering.--Helps engineering educators incorporate sustainability into their curricula without adding separate courses.--Offers a powerful unified approach that integrates case studies, industry perspectives, and essential engineering and quantitative des ...show moreign skills.Sustainable Engineering: Design and Analysis is the first textbook to offer a unified approach and comprehensive tools for evaluating the environmental, economic, and societal impacts of engineering designs. It builds on the authors' comprehensive benchmarking study of the incorporation of sustainability concepts in engineering curricula, and integrates well-accepted principles and methods from their highly successful textbook, Green Engineering. David Allen and David Shonnard cover everything students and professionals need to improve sustainability in any engineering discipline. They integrate coverage of sustainability concepts and lifecycle principles, quantitative engineering design principles and methods, evaluation tools, case studies, industry perspectives, and more. Readers will learn how to utilize green materials, design green processes and products, and assess the economic value and societal impacts of green designs. Using this book, engineering faculty can bring greater coherence to their instruction on sustainability issues, easily integrating sustainability topics into existing courses. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 12
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