Sustainable Materials, Processes and Production

Sustainable Materials, Processes and Production

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This latest book in Rob Thompson's series of highly acclaimed reference guides for design students provides an understanding of the environmental impact of materials, manufacturing processes and product lifecycles, and a guide on how to select and use them in an intelligent way. Divided into three easily referenced parts - Materials, Processes and Lifecycle - the book is packed with practical information and in-depth analysis on 15 materials, 14 processes and six production lifecycles. Each material, process or production lifecycle features a full technical description, concise notes for the designer on its suitability, efficiency, cost-effectiveness and environmental impact, and fully illustrated, step-by-step case studies showing a product, component or material being manufactured by a leading international more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 223.52 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 1,019.98g
  • Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • illustrations (colour)
  • 0500290717
  • 9780500290712
  • 142,867

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An essential reference for understanding the environmental impact of materials, manufacturing processes, and product lifecycles, and . . . also a guide on how to select in an intelligent more

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