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MECH_ENG 367: Quantitative Methods in Life Cycle Analysis (ChBE 367)

Quarter Offered

Spring : MW 12:30-1:50 ; J. Dunn

Prerequisites

ME 220/ CHEM ENG 211 (Thermodynamics); Gen Eng 205 1, 2, 3, and 4 (Engineering Analysis) or instructor consent

Description

Life-Cycle Analysis (LCA) is of growing importance in research, policy, marketing, and technology development. Have you ever wondered how to:

-Evaluate whether a new technology has environmental advantages over today’s technology using LCA?
-Interpret or compare LCA results?

What It's About

In this course, you will master LCA methods, data sources, and results interpretation and conduct an LCA as a course project.