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Life-Cycle Assessment of Metals

Issues and Research Directions

by Alain Dubreuil

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Published by Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemist .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Metals,
  • General,
  • Technology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Product life cycle,
  • Material Science,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Congresses,
  • Industrial ecology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8679588M
    ISBN 101880611627
    ISBN 109781880611623
    OCLC/WorldCa56371631

    This article is from PLoS ONE, volume ctWe have assembled extensive information on the cradle-to-gate environmental burdens of 63 metals in their major. The integrated assessment of all environmental impacts from cradle to grave is the basis for many decisions relating to achieving improved products and services. The assessment tool most widely used for this is the environmental Life Cycle Assessment, or LCA. Before you is the new Handbook of LCA replacing the previous edition of Missing: Metals.

    Goal, scope, and background The aim of this work is to present guidance on the application of ISO to allocation procedures for metal recycling. As such, graphical patterns of metal recycling and generic “rules” for metal recycling maps are. This little book is a primer. The target readership here is not necessarily only for engineers, but also for those studying to be lawyers, political scientists, administrators, business managers, etc. Lucid language, analogies and cartoons help to impress upon readers that environmental-LCA is not : Venkatesh Govindarajan.

    The International Platinum Group Metals Association (IPA) carried out the first ever industry-wide life cycle assessment on platinum group metals (pgms) which included data from a majority of the industry in both primary and secondary production, as well as one major application of pgms, i.e. their use in a car exhaust catalyst. This life cycle assessment study carried out on behalf of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) assesses the life cycle performance of polymers in comparison to metals for an automotive assist step (also known as a running board).File Size: 1MB.


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Life-Cycle Assessment of Metals by Alain Dubreuil Download PDF EPUB FB2

Information on the mining, production, use, and disposal of metals was compared with existing LCA methodologies in order to evaluate gaps and enhance relevancy, and a short list of recommendations was captured under four themes: life-cycle inventory, metal mining, human and environmental toxicity of metals, and LCA and developing countries.

Monte-Carlo simulation is applied to further investigate the stability of our results. This analysis is the Life-Cycle Assessment of Metals book comprehensive life cycle comparison of metals to date and allows for the first time a complete bottom-up estimate of life cycle impacts of the metals and mining sector by:   Life-cycle assessment of metals by International Workshop on Life-Cycle Assessment and Metals ( Montréal, Québec), Alain Dubreuil, International Workshop on Life-cycle Ass; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Congresses, Environmental aspects of Metals, Environmental aspects of Product life cycle, Industrial ecology, Metals, Product life cycle.

Life Cycle Assessment is shown through this pocket book as a guide to environmental management and the search for sustainability.

It is a quick review and reader friendly in order to learn the meaningful role LCA plays on design, as an effective tool to measure impacts and manage by: This analysis is the most comprehensive life cycle comparison of metals to date and allows for the first time a complete bottom-up estimate of life cycle impacts of the metals and mining sector globally.

We estimate global direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions in Cited by:   MARY ANN CURRAN, PhD, is an internationally recognized expert in the field of life cycle assessment and management.

She began working on LCA methodology in at the U.S. EPA's National Risk Management Research Laboratory in Cincinnati, g: Metals. This analysis is the most comprehensive life cycle comparison of metals to date and allows for the first time a complete bottom-up estimate of life cycle impacts of the metals.

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Metals: Life Cycle. THE LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT OF PLATINUM GROUP METALS (PGMs) An LCA Study conducted by the IPA has quantified the environmental impact of primary and secondary production of platinum group metals (PGMs) for the first time on an industry-wide level.

This document belongs to a series of fact sheets reflecting the results of the IPA LCA Study thatFile Size: KB. ILCD Handbook: General guide for Life Cycle Assessment - Detailed guidance First edition v Such are seen as the most appropriate solutions for enabling the efficient use of reliable and robust life cycle approaches in Small and Medium Enterprises (SME).

The development of the ILCD has been coordinated by the European Commission and hasMissing: Metals. This analysis is the most comprehensive life cycle comparison of metals to date and allows for the first time a complete bottom-up estimate of life cycle impacts of the metals and mining sector by: Extracting metals and equilibria.

Add to My Bitesize. Share this with. Read more about sharing. Life-cycle assessments. A life-cycle assessment or LCA is. Life cycle assessment of copper and nickel production.

A study of refined metallic copper and nickel production was carried out using Life Cycle Assessment methodology to estimate the life cycle. Description. This student version of the popular bestseller, Life Cycle Assessment Handbook, is not a watered-down version of the original, but retains all of the important information and valuable lessons provided in the first book, along with helpful problems and solutions for the student learning about Life Cycle Assessment Author: Mary Ann Curran.

This book is a uniquely pedagogical while still comprehensive state-of-the-art description of LCA-methodology and its broad range of applications. The five parts of the book conveniently provide: I) the history and context of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) with its central role as quantitative and scientifically-based tool Missing: Metals.

Paraskevas, Dimos, Karel Kellens, Wim Dewulf, and Joost R. Duflou. "Environmental Modelling of Aluminium Recycling: A Life Cycle Assessment Tool for Sustainable. Metal Management." Journal of Cleaner Production (): Web. 2 Feb. Sun, Wen-Qiang, Jiu-Ju Cai, Tao Du, and Da-Wei Zhang.

Life Cycle Assessment is a guide for architects, engineers, and builders, presenting the principles and art of performing life cycle impact assessments of materials and whole buildings, including the need to define meaningful goals and objectives and critically evaluate analysis g: Metals.

The book provides introduction and substantive quantitative examples for all components of life cycle assessment. Developed alongside the book are a series of free tools to help understand how LCA data and methods are used to produce results for g: Metals. However, Electrolytic manganese metal production is one of the industries with high resource and energy consumption and substantial waste discharge.

The study quantified the environmental performance of electrolytic manganese metal production by conducting a life cycle assessment using the ReCiPe : Ruirui Zhang, Xiaotian Ma, Xiaoxu Shen, Yijie Zhai, Tianzuo Zhang, Changxing Ji, Jinglan Hong. Life-cycle assessment, LCA, is an analytical tool based on physical metrics of material and energy flows of the life-cycle of a product or service system used to evaluate its environmental performance.

The recovery of valuable metals from electronic waste can be achieved by bioleaching, involving microorganisms working at near ambient by: 1. Metal Construction Association LCA Ap P a g e | v GLOSSARY Note: Many of these terms are excerpted from ISOEnvironmental management - Life cycle assessment - Principles and framework, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Geneva.The purpose of this work is to carry out an accurate and extensive environmental analysis of the steel production occurring in in the largest integrated EU steel mill, located in the city of Taranto in southern Italy.

The end goal is that of highlighting the steelworks’ main hot spots and identifying potential options for environmental improvement. The development for such an analysis is Cited by: Handbook of Energy Efficiency in Buildings: A Life Cycle Approach offers a comprehensive and in-depth coverage of the subject with a further focus on the Life Cycle.

The editors, renowned academics, invited a diverse group of researchers to develop original chapters for the book and managed to well integrate all contributions in a consistent volume.