Design and Manufacture for Sustainable Development 2004

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 5, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 272 pages
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Sustainable development is now becoming a matter that must be addressed at both strategic and operational level, whether driven by legislation, the 'greening of the marketplace', supply chain requirements, or the pressure of events associated with climate change.

Design and Manufacture for Sustainable Development 2004 is an international volume including papers by distinguished authors for academia and industry.

These international papers encompass the holistic study and interchange of ideas on the theory, practice, tools, and methodology for the entire product life cycle within the framework of sustainable development.

 

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Contents

Critical friendships nonGovernment organizations NGOs
23
Remanufacturing a key strategy for sustainable development
51
The automation of sustainability via reuse modularization and fuzzy logic
65
Suprafunctional factors in sustainable products
91
Strategies Towards Factor 10
111
Extending product life the forgotten challenge
135
the changing landscape of learning
145
The EcoDesign cooperative a global initiative to enhance EcoDesign
167
MAAP a method to assess the adaptability of products
185
Exploiting digital enterprise technology in sustainable design
199
Reduction and reuse of waste design and newgeneration plastics
221
Solarpowered bus shelter case study design and development
237
Authors Index
263
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