Industrial Ecology

Department Numbers
Department 1: 
EAS
Number 1: 
557
Department 2: 
CEE
Number 2: 
586
Description: 

Analysis of material and energy flows in industrial and ecological systems to enhance eco-efficiency and sustainability in meeting human needs. Methods: life cycle assessment quantifies energy, wastes and emissions for materials production, manufacturing, product use, and recovery/disposition; life cycle design integrates environmental, performance, economic, and policy/regulatory objectives. This interdisciplinary course also includes a series of industrial/municipal site assessments (one-credit optional).

Syllabus upload: 

Credits

Minimum Credits: 
3
Maximum Credits: 
3
Pass/Fail: 
Pass/Fail or S/U optional
Undergrad: 
Yes
Graduate: 
Yes
Prerequisites: 
Senior or Graduate Standing.

Terms Offered

Fall Semester: 
No
Winter Semester: 
Yes