Industrial ecology & the automobile
Author: GRAEDEL T.E.Language: Anglais
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220 p. · 23.5x17.8 cm · Paperback
- AUTOMOBILES AND SOCIETAL STRUCTURES
1. Humanity on the Move
2. Industrial Ecology
3. Culture, Psychology, and the Automobile
4. Automotive Technology as a System
5. The Evolution of the Automobile
6. The Evolution of the Automotive Infrastructure
DESIGN FOR ENVIRONMENT
7. Choosing Materials
8. Environmental Interactions During Manufacture
9. Energy Consumption
10. Environmental Interactions During Product Use
11. Designing for Recycling
12. How Green Is the Automobile and its Infrastructure?
13. The Future of the Automobile and Its Infrastructure
Appendix A: Environmentally Responsible Product Matrix
Appendix B: Conversion Factors and Units of Measure
- Shows that an industrial system must be viewed not in isolation from its surrounding systems, but in concert with them.
- Outlines a systems view in which one seeks to optimize the total materials cycle - from materials to components and whole products, through obsolescence and disposal, focuses on resources, energy, and capital as factors to be optimized.
- Explores various experiences encountered by the automobile industry in designing an automobile with the environment in mind. Considers: What choices are desirable? Which decisions work? Which are difficult to implement? Where is more research needed?
- Places automobiles in the context of broad societal structures - economics, psychology, culture.
- Provides historical perspectives on the evolution of the