Sustainable materials : without the hot air / Julian M. Allwood, Joanthan M. Cullen ; with Mark A. Carruth [and five others] Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

Author
Allwood, Julian M. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
2nd ed.
Published/​Created
Cambridge, England : UIT, 2015.
Description
1 online resource (415 p.)

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Series
Without the Hot Air [More in this series]
Notes
Description based upon print version of record.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed January 20, 2016).
Contents
  • Cover; Preface; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Prologue: Our Material Children; Part I: The world of materials; 1. Material wealth and health; 2. Scale, uncertainty and estimation; 3. Our uses of steel and aluminium; 4. Metal journeys; 5. Energy and emissions; 6. Where does the money go?; Part II: With one eye open; 7. Energy efficiency; 8. Opportunities for capturing heat; 9. Novel process routes; 10. Carbon sequestration; 11. Future energy use and emissions; Part III: With both eyes open; 12. Using less metal by design; 13. Reducing yield losses; 14. Diverting manufacturing scrap
  • 15. Re-using metal components16. Longer life products; 17. Reducing final demand; 18. Options for change; 19. Future energy use and emissions; Part IV: Other materials; 20. Cement; 21. Plastic; 22. Paper; Part V: Creating a sustainable material future; 23. Business activity evaluation; 24. The influence of policy; 25. The actions of individuals; 26. Half as much for twice as long; References; Index; Acknowledgements; About the authors
ISBN
1-906860-69-6
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