Circular Economy in Engineering Design and Production: Concepts, Methods, and Applications (2024)


SKU: 9783031446511
Author: Keivanpour, Samira
Publication Date: 11/09/2023
Publisher: Springer
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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This concise text provides the concepts, methods, and application examples for integrating sustainability into engineering design and production. It discusses the role of sustainability in the value creation processes of various enterprises and different tools and methods for systematic incorporation of social and environmental aspects into the product’s life cycle. The following topics are covered: sustainable development in engineering systems and the life cycle concept, norms and standards in the sustainable development and integration of socio-economic assessment into technical valuation, production systems, management of the production systems based on circular economy principles, ecodesign practices, and value creation and innovative design in the circular economy.

  • Provides a concise guide for engineering students for applying circular economy practices
  • Presents examples and short case studies for understanding the methods and tools
  • Facilitates understanding and application of the life cycle perspective in product manufacturing and green engineering