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Systems Analysis For Sustainable Engineering Theory And Applications : Theory and Applications - Ni-Bin Chang

Systems Analysis For Sustainable Engineering Theory And Applications

Theory and Applications

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Published: 14th January 2010
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In-depth details on the proper application of systems analysis tools for sustainability engineering

"Systems Analysis for Sustainability Engineering" explains how to conduct holistic assessments in a practical manner and provides relevant case studies in various fields that demonstrate how to apply the sustainability concept. The book features a multidisciplinary approach by blending the essence of ecological engineering, green engineering, and systems engineering to illustrate the philosophy of sustainability. This pioneering guide provides a framework for applying systems analysis tools to account for environmental impacts, energy efficiencies, cost-effectiveness, socioeconomic implications, and ecosystem health in engineering solutions. Environmental engineers, civil engineers, industrial engineers, technicians, and environmental managers in the process industry will benefit from the detailed information in this authoritative volume.

"Systems Analysis for Sustainability Engineering" Contains data and materials summarized from more than 20 years of assessments conducted by the author in various situations worldwide Covers the major issues in contemporary sustainable development and environmental management as related to complex and critical energy and environmental systems Discusses principles of sustainability that foster innovation and economic development Highlights real-world practices which typically apply in sustainable planning and development projects Addresses alternatives in environmental management with respect to economic, environmental, ecological, energy, regulatory, and social aspects

Comprehensive coverage includes:
Environmental Resources and Economic Valuation; Environmental Resources and Pollution Impacts; Pollution Prevention and Control Technologies; Economic Valuation and Project; Risk Analysis and Management Strategies Assessment; Risk Assessment and Management Strategies; Environmental Regulation and Policy Tools; Industrial Environmental Management System; Systems Analysis Framework; Systems Engineering and Decision Making; Hydrological and Environmental Systems Modeling; Energy and Environmental Systems Optimization; Complex Systems, Synthesis, and Integration; Systems Analysis for Water Resources Management; Systems Analysis for Water Quantity Management; Systems Analysis for Water Quality Management; Systems Analysis for Water and Wastewater Treatment; Systems Analysis for Land Management; Systems Analysis for Domestic and Industrial Solid Waste Management; Systems Analysis for Soil and Groundwater Remediation; Systems Analysis for Air Resources Management; Systems Analysis for Regional Air Quality Management; Systems Analysis for Global Air Resources Management

Overview
Introduction to Sustainable Systems Engineering
Structured Systems Analysis for Sustainable Design
Systems Analysis and Sustainable Management Strategies
Economic Valuation, Instruments, and Project Selection
Mathematical Theories for Systems Analysis
Statistical Forecasting Models
Linear Programming Models
Integer Programming Models
Nonlinear Programming Models
Dynamic Programming Models
Multicriteria Decision Analyses
System Dynamics Models and Simulation Analyses
Environmental Resources Management
Water Resources Management
Water Quality Management
Air Quality Management
Solid Waste Management
Soil and Groundwater Remediation Planning
Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Design
Industrial Ecology and Sustainability
Green Building and Green Infrastructure Systems
Energy Resources Management and Energy Systems Engineering
Land Resources Management and Agricultural Sustainability
Index
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ISBN: 9780071630054
ISBN-10: 0071630058
Series: Green Manufacturing & Systems Engineering
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 704
Published: 14th January 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.7  x 4.0
Weight (kg): 1.17
Edition Number: 1