QMUL > School of Engineering and Materials Science > MTRM040: Environmental Properties of Materials
Organiser: Prof Ton Peijs
Deputy Organiser: TBC
Recycling – possibilities of recycling schemes for different types of materials like glasses, plastics and metals will be discussed.
Environmental politics – such as the EU end of life vehicle directive will be discussed as well as other political drivers for creating a sustainable society.
Ecodesign – the benefits of designing for recycling using a cradle to grave design methodology. Examining in detail designs for single material or reduced number of materials systems that can be easily disassembled.
Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) – Detail of how the life cycle analysis is undertaken, including instruction in the use of appropriate life cycle analysis software.
Created: 09:11 Saturday 25th May 2013