MIT is offering a short program on "Energy, Sustainability, and Life
Cycle Assessment" on June 16-18, 2014, in Cambridge, MA. The instructors
are Bhavik Bakshi of The Ohio State University, Tim Gutowski of MIT, and
Dusan Sekulic of the University of Kentucky, who are co-authors of,
"Thermodynamics and the Destruction of Resources"
This class addresses four aspects of sustainability from an engineering
perspective: 1) energy resource analysis, 2) material resource analysis
(including carbon, water, and nitrogen), 3) life cycle assessment, and
4) design for sustainability. Examples will be taken from diverse areas
with special attention to current and emerging chemical and
manufacturing processes, exergy analysis, and product analysis.
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