224 pages | 160 B/W Illus.
The book discusses a multi-objective optimization approach in LCA that allows the flexible construction of comprehensive Pareto fronts to help understand the weightings and relative importance of its elements. The methodology is applied to the pertinent topics of thermochemical wood conversion, deep geothermal energy, and regional energy planning.
Introduction. The LCA approach. Application to thermochemical wood conversion. Application to enhanced geothermal systems. Application to urban systems. Annexes. Bibliography.