Sustainable Engineering: A Sequence of Courses at Carnegie Mellon
Authors: Davidson, Cliff I.; Hendrickson, Chris T.; Matthews, H. Scott
Source: International Journal of Engineering Education, Volume 23, Number 2, March 2007 , pp. 287-293(7)
Abstract:A new sequence of courses at Carnegie Mellon University exposes students to concepts in the emerging discipline of Sustainable Engineering and prepares them to play leadership roles in the years ahead. This sequence includes four half-semester courses: (1) Introduction to Sustainable Engineering; (2) Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Engineering Design; (3) Life Cycle Assessment, and (4) Case Studies in Sustainable Engineering. Students successfully completing this sequence have an appreciation for the myriad ways in which engineering decisions can affect the environment and for the responsibilities of engineers in helping society cope with future challenges.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2007-03-01
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