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.The use of modular assembly will facilitate this updating enabling people to repair, refresh or even recycle their products, rather than replace them. Fuad- Luke (10) includes ... The fact that you can get 250 distinctive covers for your Nokia cell phone does not help people with limited thumb movement or visual impairment to use the tiny buttons or the small screen. Mass customisation can enable a higheranbsp;...
|Title||:||Design and Manufacture for Sustainable Development 2004|
|Author||:||Tracy Bhamra, Bernard Hon|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2004-11-05|