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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
"As concerns for the environment grows, there is a corresponding trend to incorporate sustainability into engineering education. Materials and the Environment addresses this growing concern with this full-length text devoted exclusively to the environmental aspects of materials."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
UKM
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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
Color
multicolored
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
SCIDI781638549
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780123859723
Lccn
2011046988
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Materials and the environment : eco-informed material choice, Michael F. Ashby, (electronic book)
Publication
Color
multicolored
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
SCIDI781638549
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780123859723
Lccn
2011046988
Specific material designation
remote

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