ME 498-SK: EcoDesign and Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing

Class Description:

Introduction to EcoDesign and Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing

  • Overview of Course, Introduction, Motivation
  • Environmental Transport and Fate of Pollutants

Regulatory Issues in Manufacturing

  • Environmental Laws Pertinent to Design and Manufacturing
  • New Paradigms for Environmental Regulation

Pollution Prevention (P2)

  • Sustainability-Related Performance
  • Sustainability Assessments
  • Description of Industrial Processes
  • Site Assessment Methods
  • Environmental Cost Accounting
  • Waste Reduction Opportunities – Technologies

Product Environmental Impact

  • Design for the Environment
  • Plastics for Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing
  • Life Cycle Analysis

Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing Management

  • Incentives and Obstacles to Pollution Prevention
  • P2 Program Development

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