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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

Green Manufacturing

Fundamentals and Applications

ISBN 9781441960153
Publication Date December 2012
Formats Hardcover Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Springer

Green Manufacturing: Fundamentals and Applications introduces the basic definitions and issues surrounding green manufacturing at the process,machine and system (including supply chain) levels. It also shows, by way of several examples from different industry sectors, the potential for substantial improvement and the paths to achieve the improvement. Additionally, this book discusses regulatory and government motivations for green manufacturing and outlines the path for making manufacturing more green as well as making production more sustainable.

This book also:

  • Discusses new engineering approaches for manufacturing and provides a path from traditional manufacturing to green manufacturing
  • Addresses regulatory and economic issues surrounding green manufacturing
  • Details new supply chains that need to be in place before going green
  • Includes state-of-the-art case studies in the areas of automotive, semiconductor and medical areas as well as in the supply chain and packaging areas

Introduction to Green Manufacturing
The Social, Business & Policy Environment for Green Manufacturing
Metrics for Green Manufacturing
Green Supply Chain
Principles of Green Manufacturing
Closed-Loop Production Systems
Semiconductor Manufacturing
Environmental Implications of Nano-manufacturing
Green Manufacturing through Clean Energy Supply
Packaging and the Supply Chain: A Look at Transportation
Enabling Technologies for Assuring Green Manufacturing.-Concluding Remarks and Observations about the Future.


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