ME 6759: Materials in Environmentally Conscious Design and Manufacturing
Offered Spring, Odd Years
|Prerequisites:||Graduate standing in engineering or a related discipline|
|Catalog Description:||Covers the environmental impact of materials choices and quantitative measure of life-cycle assessment and environmental burden. The Natural Step philosophy will be used as a model for the overall approach. Crosslisted with MSE and PTFE 6759.|
|Textbooks:||Braden R. Allenby, Industrial Ecology, 2nd Edition, Pearson Education, 2002.|
|Instructors:||Cassiano de Oliveira|
|References:|| Environmental Consciousness: A Strategic Competitive Issue for the Electronics and Computer Industry, March 1993, published by The Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC).
Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Electronics and the Environment, 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1996.
1996 Electronics Industry Environmental Roadmap, February 1996, published by MCC.
The National Technology Roadmap for Electronic Interconnections, published by the Institute of Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits, 1995.
EPA Design for the Environment: Federal Environmental Regulations Affecting the Electronics Industry. Printed Wiring Board Project. (EPA-744-B-95-001)
EPA. Environmental Accounting Case Studies: Green Accounting at AT&T. EPA 742-R-95-003.