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2018-2019 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar 
2018-2019 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MECH 424 Sustainable Product Design F | 3.5

Lecture: 3
Lab: 0
Tutorial: 0.5
This course deals with sustainable product design and manufacture. Topics include: product Life Cycle Analysis issues; Streamlined Life Cycle Analysis and international Life Cycle Analysis standards; Energy, Global Warming Potential, Green House Gas and carbon emission issues (including energy needs in product design and manufacturing); Carbon footprint, basic chemistry of carbon emissions, international standards for carbon emissions signatures. Design topics include: product design for manufacture and assembly, design for disassembly and design for environment. Product end-of-life considerations include: recycling, remanufacture and reuse. Students will complete several open ended projects. Guest speakers will be included where possible.

Academic Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 0
Engineering Design 42

PREREQUISITE(S): MECH 323  or permission of the instructor

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