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MECH 424 Sustainable Product Design

MECH 424  Sustainable Product Design  Units: 3.50  

This course deals with sustainable product design and manufacture. Topics include: product Life Cycle Analysis issues; Streamlined Life Cycle Analysis and international Life Cycle Analysis standards; Energy, Global Warming Potential, Green House Gas and carbon emission issues (including energy needs in product design and manufacturing); Carbon footprint, basic chemistry of carbon emissions, international standards for carbon emission signatures. Design topics include: product design for manufacture and assembly, design for disassembly and design for environment. Product end-of-life considerations include: recycling, remanufacture and reuse. Students will complete several open ended projects. Guest speakers will be included where possible.

Requirements: PREREQ: MECH 323 or permission of the instructor. Must be registered in BSCE or BASC.  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci