• Offered by Research School of Engineering
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Course subject Engineering
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course

ENGN4420 will not be running in 2016. Students can enrol in either ENGN4810 or ENGN3224 to replace the course in the MMSY-MAJ or SUSY-MAJ.

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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Students will be able to:

  1. apply international standards to undertake product life-cycle analysis
  2. determine the energy needs and carbon footprint for product development and manufacturing
  3. design a manufacturing process using cleaner production technologies
  4. develop an end-of-life product strategy and integrate this strategy into the preliminary product development stage.
Professional Skills Mapping:
Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Professional Competencies 

Indicative Assessment

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).

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed ENGN2225.




Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3480
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $4638
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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