Chapter 2. Product Design for Sustainability: A New Assessment Methodology and Case Studies

  1. Myer Kutz
  1. I. H. Jaafar,
  2. A. Venkatachalam,
  3. K. Joshi,
  4. A. C. Ungureanu,
  5. N. De Silva,
  6. K. E. Rouch,
  7. O. W. Dillon Jr. and
  8. I. S. Jawahir

Published Online: 23 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470168202.ch2

Environmentally Conscious Mechanical Design

Environmentally Conscious Mechanical Design

How to Cite

Jaafar, I. H., Venkatachalam, A., Joshi, K., Ungureanu, A. C., De Silva, N., Rouch, K. E., Dillon, O. W. and Jawahir, I. S. (2007) Product Design for Sustainability: A New Assessment Methodology and Case Studies, in Environmentally Conscious Mechanical Design (ed M. Kutz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470168202.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Dermal, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 14 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471726364

Online ISBN: 9780470168202

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Keywords:

  • product sustainability drivers;
  • end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) Directive;
  • product design for sustainability;
  • closed-loop/cradle-to-cradle product life-cycle system;
  • systematic quantification method

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Product Sustainability Drivers

  • Product Life Cycle Stages

  • Product Design for Sustainability

  • Case Studies

  • Summary and Outlook