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The Resource Materials and the environment : eco-informed material choice, Michael F. Ashby, (electronic book)

Materials and the environment : eco-informed material choice, Michael F. Ashby, (electronic book)

Label
Materials and the environment : eco-informed material choice
Title
Materials and the environment
Title remainder
eco-informed material choice
Statement of responsibility
Michael F. Ashby
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Addressing the growing global concern for sustainable engineering, this title is devoted exclusively to the environmental aspects of materials
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ashby, M. F
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Materials
Label
Materials and the environment : eco-informed material choice, Michael F. Ashby, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Introduction -- Material Dependence -- 2. Resource Consumption and its Drivers -- 3. The Material Life Cycle -- 4. End of First Life -- A Problem or a Resource? -- 5. The Long Reach of Legislation -- 6. Eco-data -- Values, Sources, Precision -- 7. Eco-audits and Eco-audit Tools -- 8. Selection Strategies -- 9. Eco-informed Material Selection -- 10. Sustainability -- Living on Renewables -- 11. The Bigger Picture -- Future Options -- 12. Data Sheets -- Metals, Polymers, Ceramics, Composites, Natural Materials -- Appendix -- Units, Conversion factors, etc
Control code
SCIDI820326556
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 616 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780123859723
Other physical details
col. ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Materials and the environment : eco-informed material choice, Michael F. Ashby, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Introduction -- Material Dependence -- 2. Resource Consumption and its Drivers -- 3. The Material Life Cycle -- 4. End of First Life -- A Problem or a Resource? -- 5. The Long Reach of Legislation -- 6. Eco-data -- Values, Sources, Precision -- 7. Eco-audits and Eco-audit Tools -- 8. Selection Strategies -- 9. Eco-informed Material Selection -- 10. Sustainability -- Living on Renewables -- 11. The Bigger Picture -- Future Options -- 12. Data Sheets -- Metals, Polymers, Ceramics, Composites, Natural Materials -- Appendix -- Units, Conversion factors, etc
Control code
SCIDI820326556
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (x, 616 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780123859723
Other physical details
col. ill.
Specific material designation
remote

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