385-Sustainability Comparisons for All Engineers
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This continuing education course is written specifically for professional engineers with the objective of relating to and enhancing the practice of engineering.
It is increasingly common for engineers in all fields to consider sustainability when designing a product, process, or facility. This course will cover recent trends in sustainability including the “triple bottom line”, life cycle assessment, lifecycle cost, renewable energy, the precautionary principle, and greenhouse gas emissions.
In can be challenging to quantify sustainability and to reduce subjectivity. This course will directly address these challenges and present a ten step framework for calculating and comparing the sustainability of alternatives. Two example comparisons are provided to guide you through the process of quantifying sustainability, comparing the alternatives, and picking a winner.
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