Industrial Ecology

COURSE CONTENT & SYLLABUS:

Analysis of material and energy flows in industrial and ecological systems to enhance eco-efficiency and sustainability in meeting human needs. Methods: life cycle assessment quantifies energy, wastes and emissions for materials production, manufacturing, product use, and recovery/disposition; life cycle design integrates environmental, performance, economic, and policy/regulatory objectives.

EVALUATION SCHEME:

Specific assessment methods/tasks weightage planned
Quiz – (1) 20%
Project Submission & Presentation (1) 40%
Paper-discussion & Class participation 20%
End-term exam 20%
Total 100%

RECOMMENDED READING(S):
•Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Engineering, by T.E. Graedel and B.R. Allenby. 2010.
•Taking Stock of Industrial Ecology, eds. Clift and Druckman, 2016. Available open access: http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-319-20571-7
•Relevant research papers

Course Code: 
CCC717
Course Credits: 
1.50
Course Level: