Return to home page
Searching: Otterbein library catalog
  Previous Record Previous Item Next Item Next Record
  Reviews, Summaries, etc...
BOOK
Title Sustainable development in practice : case studies for engineers and scientists / editors, Adisa Azapagic, Slobodan Perdan, and Roland Clift.
Imprint Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, [2004]
©2004

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TA160 .S87 2004    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TA160 .S87 2004    AVAILABLE  
Subject Engineering -- Research.
Sustainable development.
Alt Name Azapagic, Adisa.
Perdan, Slobodan.
Clift, R. (Roland)
Description x, 446 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to sustainable development / Slobodan Perdan -- The role of the professional engineer and scientist in sustainable development / Cynthia A. Mitchell, Anna L. Carew, Roland Clift -- Waste water management : identifying sustainable processes / Adisa Azapagic, Charles Duff, Roland Clift -- Integrated prevention and control of air pollution : the case of nitrogen oxides / Adisa Azapagic, Charles Duff, Roland Clift -- Municipal solid waste management : can thermodynamics influence people's opinions about incineration / Norman Kirkby, Adisa Azapagic, Omar Romero-Hernandez -- Process design for sustainability : the case of vinyl chloride monomer / Adisa Azapagic, Alan Millington, Aaron Collett -- Towards sustainable chemical manufacturing : polylactic acid - a sustainable polymer? / James H. Clark, Jeffrey J. E. Hardy -- An industrial ecology : material flows and engineering design / David T. Allen -- Scenario building and uncertainties : options for energy sources / Richard Darton -- Fuel cells in stationary applications : energy for the future? / Martin Pehnt -- Towards sustainable process contracting : the case of the glass industry / Michael J. Nicholas -- Multi-criteria decision analysis : the case of power generation in South Africa / Jim Petrie ... [et al.] -- Social and ethical dimensions of sustainable development : mining in Kakadu National Park / Slobodan Perdan.
Note Also available on the Internet to registered users.
ISBN 0470856084 (cloth)
9780470856086 (cloth)
0470856092 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780470856093 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 54544174
Table of Contents
Pt. 1Sustainable development, engineers and scientists1
1Introduction to sustainable development / Slobodan Perdan3
2The role of the professional engineer and scientists in sustainable development / Cynthia A. Mitchell, Anna L. Carew, Roland Clift29
Pt. 2Case studies57
3Waste water managment : identifying sustainable processes / Adisa Azapagic, Charles Duff, Roland Clift59
4Integrated prevention and control of air pollution : the case of nitrogen oxides / Adisa Azapagic, Charles Duff, Roland Clift85
5Municipal solid waste management : can thermodynamics influence people's opinions about incineration / Norman Kirkby, Adisa Azapagic, Omar Romero-Hernandez117
6Process design for sustainability : the case of vinyl chloride monomer / Adisa Azapagic, Alan Millington, Aaron Collett201
7Towards sustainable chemical manufacturing : polylactic acid - a sustainable polymer? / James H. Clark, Jeffrey J. E. Hardy250
8An industrial ecology : material flows and engineering design / David T. Allen283
9Scenario building and uncertainties : options for energy sources / Richard Darton301
10Fuel cells in stationary applications : energy for the future? / Martin Pehnt321
11Towards sustainable process contracting : the case of the glass industry / Michael J. Nicholas344
12Multi-criteria decision analysis : the case of power generation in South Africa / Jim Petrie, Lauren Basson, Philippa Notten, Mary Stewart367
13Social and ethical dimensions of sustainable development : mining in Kakadu National Park / Slobodan Perdan397
AppLife Cycle Thinking and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) / Adisa Azapagic426