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Engineering for Sustainability

1st Edition

By Dennis F.X. Mathaisel, Joel M. Manary, Ned H. Criscimagna

CRC Press

518 pages

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Description

Sustainability and sustainable development have become popular goals. They have also become wide-ranging terms that can be applied to any entity or enterprise on a local or a global scale for long time periods. As enterprises and systems become more complex and development a support costs increase, the question remains: how does one engineer an ent

Table of Contents

Sustainability Engineering. Sustainable Engineering Process Tasking. Designing for Sustainability. Sustainable Engineering Analysis. Intended Use of the Sustainable Engineering Principles. The Sustainable Engineering Process (SEP) Methodology. Life Cycle and Technical Models. Verification, Demonstration, and Evaluation. An Architecture for Sustainable Maturity. Sources of Information and Software.

About the Authors

Dennis F. X. Mathaise is Professor of Management Science in the Department of Mathematics and Science at Babson College, and holds a doctor of philosophy degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For 20 years he was a research engineer at MIT.

Joel M. Manary holds a Master of Science degree in Logistics and Systems Acquisition Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology. He is an MIT research fellow, and has participated in several studies as part of the MIT Advanced Studies Program. He is a Senior Systems Engineer for Ocean Systems Engineering Corporation. He is the lead systems engineering subject matter expert for the Systems Engineering Process Office, a staff agency supporting SPA WAR systems center Pacific in San Diego, California.

Ned H. Criscimagna is the owner of Criscimagna Consulting LLC, providing consulting services in reliability and maintainability (R&M). From June 1993 to the spring of 2006, he was a senior engineer with the System Reliability Center of Alion Science & Technology. Criscimagna received his bachelor?s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Nebraska?Lincoln, received his master?s degree in systems engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology, and did his postgraduate work in systems engineering and human factors at the University of Southern California. He completed the U.S. Air Force Squadron Officer School in residence, the U.S. Air Force Air Command and Staff College by seminar, and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces correspondence program in National Security Management. He is also a graduate of the Air Force Instructors Course and completed the ISO 9000 Assessor/Lead Assessor Training Course. Criscimagna is a former member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and a senior member of the Society of Logistics Engineers. He is a certified professional logistician, chaired

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS070050
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Manufacturing Industries
BUS076000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Purchasing & Buying
TEC010000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General