3.081 Industrial Ecology of Materials

Class Info

Covers quantitative techniques to address principles of substitution, dematerialization, and waste mining implementation in materials systems. Includes life-cycle and materials flow analysis of the impacts of materials extraction; processing; use; and recycling for materials, products, and services. Student teams undertake a case study regarding materials and technology selection using the latest methods of analysis and computer-based models of materials process. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has 3.012, and 3.014 as prerequisites.

3.081 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by E. Olivetti.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 8-205.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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