By Michael Z. Hauschild,Ralph K. Rosenbaum,Stig Irving Olsen
This booklet is a uniquely pedagogical whereas nonetheless entire cutting-edge description of LCA-methodology and its huge diversity of functions. The 5 elements of the booklet with ease offer: I) the historical past and context of lifestyles Cycle review (LCA) with its vital function as quantitative and scientifically-based software aiding society’s transitioning in the direction of a sustainable economic climate; II) all there's to understand approximately LCA method illustrated via a red-thread instance which evolves because the reader advances; III) a wealth of knowledge on a wide variety of LCA functions with devoted chapters on coverage improvement, potential LCA, lifestyles cycle administration, waste, strength, development and construction, nanotechnology, agrifood, shipping, and LCA-related innovations comparable to footprinting, ecolabelling,design for atmosphere, and cradle to cradle. IV) A cookbook giving the reader recipes for the entire concrete activities had to practice an LCA. V) An appendix with an LCA document template, an entire instance LCA file serving as proposal for college kids who write their first LCA record, and a extra precise review of latest LCIA tools and their similarities and differences.
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Life Cycle Assessment: Theory and Practice by Michael Z. Hauschild,Ralph K. Rosenbaum,Stig Irving Olsen