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- Winner of 2016 TAA Textbook Awards - Winner 2016
- F.Ashby, Michael
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- Winner of a 2016 Most Promising New Textbook Award from the Textbook and Academic Authors Association
- Describes sustainable development in increasingly detailed progression, from a broad overview to specific tools and methods
- Six chapter length case studies on such topics as biopolymers, electric cars, bamboo, and lighting vividly illustrate the sustainable development process from a materials perspective
- Business and economic aspects are covered in chapters on corporate sustainability and the "circular materials economy"
- Support for course use includes online solutions manual and image bank
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Royal Society Research Professor Emeritus at Cambridge University and Former Visiting Professor of Design at the Royal College of Art, London, UK
Mike Ashby is sole or lead author of several of Elsevier's top selling engineering textbooks, including Materials and Design: The Art and Science of Material Selection in Product Design, Materials Selection in Mechanical Design, Materials and the Environment, and Materials: Engineering, Science, Processing and Design. He is also coauthor of the books Engineering Materials 1&2, and Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies and Design.
* The Concept of Sustainable Development * What is a Sustainable Development? * Assessing Sustainable Developments * Tools, Prompts and Methods * Material Risk * Introduction to Case Studies * Scaling up Biopolymer Production * Wind farms * Electric cars * Bamboo as a sustainable building material* Lighting* Extending Product Life * The Circular Materials Economy * Corporate Sustainability and Materials * A database to support Sustainability teaching * Guidance for Instructors and suggestions for further projects * Useful Data and Charts