This course will cover sustainability issues for industry, such as techniques for environmental conscious product design and sustainable product-service development. The syllabus will include life-cycle analysis (LCA) based on ISO14000 standards, end-of-life product management considerations (recycling, remanufacture, and reuse), and carbon emission issues such as global warming potential and ecological/carbon footprint, and cleaner production technologies.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Students will be able to:
- apply international standards to undertake product life-cycle analysis
- determine the energy needs and carbon footprint for product development and manufacturing
- design a manufacturing process using cleaner production technologies
- develop an end-of-life product strategy and integrate this strategy into the preliminary product development stage.
Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Professional Competencies
Project with interim reports (15%) and final reports (60%); Tutorials (10%); Presentation (15%)
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Weekly workload comprised of lectures and linked activities (2 hours), tutorial (1 hour), quizzes (1 hour), project work (3 hours), self-directed study (3 hours).
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