Environmentally-friendly product development : methods and tools / Eberhard Abele, Reiner Anderl, Herbert Birkhofer, eds.
Contributor(s): Abele, Eberhard | Anderl, R | Birkhofer, Herbert 1945-Material type: TextPublisher: London Springer cop. 2005Description: xxx, 319 s. illISBN: 1852339039Subject(s): Environmental engineering | Industrial design -- Environmental aspects | New products -- Environmental aspects | Industriell formgivning -- miljöaspekter | Livscykelanalys | Produktutveckling -- miljöaspekterDDC classification: 658.5/7 Other classification: 658.5 | Qbifd
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S. 293-313: References
1. Introduction -- 2. Case study vacuum cleaner: From vision to reality -- 3. The product life cycle -- 4. Environmental assessment -- 5. From the market to holistically optimised product concepts -- 6. From concept to application -- 7. Final summary
The book describes an integrated approach that assists designers to develop environmentally-friendly products, illustrating the methods and tools with case studies. Process and information modelling, life-cycle assessment and ecological product optimisation are surveyed in detail. Unique to Environmentally-Friendly Product Development is the introduction of the Eco Design Workbench - a computer based design environment that supports the designer during the product development process