qExplains how Design for the Environment (SFE) and Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) processes may be integrated into business an dmanufacturing practices. Examines major environmental laws and regulations in the U.S. and Europe, qualitative and quantitative analyses of qqgreen designqq decision variables, and heuristic search programs for a proactive future in ecological improvement.qFIGURE 5 A green productathe Volkswagen 3L-Lupo. from Volkswagen as an example. ... But, because of its low weight (among other facts), this car uses 50% less energy in operation than a VW Golf, which easily compensates the higheranbsp;...
|Title||:||Mechanical Life Cycle Handbook|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2001-09-11|