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180 p.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xxi, 171 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Green Library
xix, 441 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Framing the Issue of Sustainability: Science and Sustainability-- Sustainability from Ecological, Social, Economic and Technological Perspectives-- A Green Engineering Textbook for Chemical Engineering-- Innovative Industrial Ecology Education-- Sustainable Industrial Development.- Sustainable Pathways: Clean Technologies for Wastewater Management in Seafood Canning Industries-- Kinetic Analysis of Aerobic Composting of Tobacco Industry Solid Waste-- Preventative Measures in Production-- Risk Assessment and Quality of Environmental Systems-- Carbon Storage-- Integrated Computer Aided System for Sustainable Process Alternatives-- Pollution Prevention and Environmental Management Systems.- Sustainability Metrics: Technology Sensitive Indicators of Sustainability-- Metrics for Supply Chain Sustainability-- Quantifying Technological Aspects of Process Sustainability-- Sustainable Economy Indices-- National Competitiveness in Manufacturing-- Sustainable Energy Development-- Sustainability Indicators-- Measuring Sustainability-- Sustainability and Energy Efficiency of Chemical Processes-- Eco-efficiency Reporting-- Interpolation for Creating Hydrogeological Models-- Indicators of Sustainable Production-- Remote Sensing as a Tool for Achieving and Monitoring Progress Toward Sustainability.- Summary.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783540211310 20160528
The objective of the book is to critically evaluate current scientific work on defining the issue of sustainability and on measuring progress towards a sustainable state. It aims to provide a common understanding of how progress towards sustainability can be achieved by optimising technological development, environmental impact and socio-economic factors. A further objective is to identify the major trends in methodologies that assist progress towards sustainability.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783540211310 20160528
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
viii, 81 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Green Library
xii, 281 p. ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xx, 223 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
  • Sweet potato production systems in the Dominican Republic: a comparison of two agroecological zones-- classification and spatial distribution of rice-based agroecosystems in West Africa-- spatial projection of socioeconomic data using geographic information systems: results from a Kenya study in the strategic implementation of a livestock disease control intervention-- farmers' organization, research and diffusion of technology-- technological change in wheat production in Pakistan: markets behaviour and income dynamics-- the relative value of cereal straw fodder in the semiarid tropics of India: implications for cereal breeding programmes at ICRISAT-- scope for improvement of small ruminant production in the Sahel-- part contents.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851988061 20160528
Agricultural technologies reflect the characteristics not only of environments but also of the people who devise and use them. The social science perspectives of variability in space and time can be used to generate comparative data which aid understanding of these issues. The studies reported in this book cross spatial and temporal boundaries and should interest social scientists concerned with agricultural development.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780851988061 20160528
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
1 online resource : text file, PDF
  • Introduction David G. Rickerby and Mark Morrison Nanotechnology in Electronics Larry Larson, Seongsin Margaret Kim, Patrick Kung, Quigkai Yu, Zhihong Liu, Deb Newberry, and Walt Trybula Photovoltaics and Nanotechnology: From Innovation to Industry Sophia Fantechi, Iain Weir, and Bertrand Fillon How Nanotechnologies Can Enhance Sustainability in the Agrifood Sector Frans W.H. Kampers Biological Production of Nanocellulose and Potential Application in Agricultural and Forest Product Industry Nadanathangam Vigneshwaran, Prasad Satyamurthy, and Prateek Jain Applications of Nanotechnology in Aerospace Leonard L. Yowell and Padraig G. Moloney Applications of Nanomaterials in Fuel Cells Shangfeng Du and Bruno G. Pollet Nanostructured Metal Oxide Catalysts Vicente Cortes Corberan, Vicente Rives, Natalia V. Mezentseva, Vladislav A. Sadykov, and Eduardo Martinez-Tamayo Solar Photocatalytic Drinking Water Treatment for Developing Countries John Anthony Byrne and Pilar Fernandez-Ibanez Applications of Nanotechnology in the Building Industry Michael B. Cortie, Nicholas Stokes, Gregory Heness, and Geoffrey B. Smith Anticipatory Life-Cycle Assessment of SWCNT-Enabled Lithium Ion Batteries Ben A. Wender and Thomas P. Seager Life-Cycle Assessment of Nanotechnology-Based Applications Michael Steinfeldt.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781482214826 20160616
Nanotechnology has the potential to play an important role in increasing the sustainability of a wide range of industrial sectors. Nanomaterials could contribute to more sustainable manufacturing through cleaner, less wasteful production processes and can substitute conventional materials, leading to savings in raw materials and energy. Nanotechnology for Sustainable Manufacturing discusses recent progress in the areas of energy and materials efficiency related to resource savings and conservation of raw materials, which are drivers for the application of nanotechnology in the industrial setting. Written by leading experts from Europe, North America, Asia, and Australia, the book provides an innovative perspective by establishing connections between the subject areas associated with nanotechnology and by bridging the academic and industrial research gap. The topics covered include electronics, agrifood, aerospace, pulp and paper manufacturing, batteries, catalysts, solar energy, fuel cells, drinking water, and construction materials. The chapters offer insights into the diverse industries that are currently or likely to be impacted by developments in nanotechnology and nanomaterials. They cover applications such as nanotechnology for alternative energy generation, improving water quality, and novel uses in agriculture and forest products. The book also addresses the use of life-cycle analysis for assessing the sustainability of nanotechnology-based products and processes.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781482214826 20160616
viii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Back to the future : the return of STS to its "historical roots" / J. Baird Callicott
  • Phil-tech meets eco-phil / Don Idhe
  • Is technology use insidious? / Kyle Powys Whyte, Ryan Gunderson, and Brett Clark
  • Resistance to risky technology : when are our environmental fears justified? / Paul B. Thompson
  • Getting the bad out : remediation technologies and respect for others / Benjamin Hale
  • Early geoengineering governance : the Oxford Principles / Clare Heyward, Steve Rayner, and Julian Savulescu
  • Design for sustainability / Ibo van de Poel
  • Industrial ecology and environmental design / Braden Allenby
  • Ecodesign in the era of symbolic consumption / Zhang Wei
  • Do we consume too much? / Mark Sagoff
  • Sustainable technologies for sustainable lifestyles / Philip Brey
  • Sustainable animal agriculture and environmental virtue ethics / Raymond Anthony
  • Technology, responsibility, and meat / Wyatt Galusky.
Environmental philosophy and philosophy of technology have taken divergent paths despite their common interest in examining human modification of the natural world. Yet philosophers from each field have a lot to contribute to the other. Environmental issues inevitably involve technologies, and technologies inevitably have environmental impacts. In this book, prominent scholars from both fields illuminate the intersections of environmental philosophy and philosophy of technology, offering the beginnings of a rich new hybrid discourse. All the contributors share the intuition that technology and the environment overlap in ways that are relevant in both philosophical and practical terms. They consider such issues as the limits of technological interventions in the natural world, whether a concern for the environment can be designed into things, how consumerism relates us to artifacts and environments, and how food and animal agriculture raise questions about both culture and nature. They discuss, among other topics, the pessimism and dystopianism shared by environmentalists, environmental philosophers, and philosophers of technology; the ethics of geoengineering and climate change; the biological analogy at the heart of industrial ecology; green products and sustainable design; and agriculture as a bridge between technology and the environment. ContributorsBraden Allenby, Raymond Anthony, Philip Brey, J. Baird Callicott, Brett Clark, Wyatt Galusky, Ryan Gunderson, Benjamin Hale, Clare Heyward, Don Idhe, Mark Sagoff, Julian Savulescu, Paul B. Thompson, Ibo van de Poel, Zhang Wei, Kyle Powys Whyte.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780262533164 20170424
Green Library
v, 53 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
Law Library (Crown)


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