Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Prentice Hall; 1 edition (December 30, 2011)
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I got this for a college course in sustainable engineering. I like the author's examples. Life Cycle Assessments are hard to quantify because it's all about where you draw the boundary conditions. I think the author does a great job of not getting too carried away, but including the right amount of components.Also, the book reads very easy, like a book should. Some engineering books read more like technical journal articles. This book starts from the absolute basics and works up from that.
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