Sustainable Solid Waste Management: A Systems Engineering Approach
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Sustainable Solid Waste Management: A Systems Engineering Approach

Author : Ni-Bin Chang & Ana Pires
© Year : 2018
ISBN : 9788126574223
Pages : 936
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 1.13   kg

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This book presents the application of system analysis techniques with case studies to help readers learn how the techniques can be applied, how the problems are solved, and which sustainable management strategies can be reached.

I FUNDAMENTAL BACKGROUND 
1 INTRODUCTION 
2 TECHNOLOGY MATRIX FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
3 SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONCERNS
4 LEGAL AND INSTITUTIONAL CONCERNS
5 RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF RISK 

II PRINCIPLES OF SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
6 GLOBAL CHANGE, SUSTAINABILITY, AND ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
7 SYSTEMS ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
8 SYSTEMS ENGINEERING TOOLS AND METHODS FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

III INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY AND INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES
9 INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY AND MUNICIPAL UTILITY PARKS
10 LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
11 STREAMLINED LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT FOR SOLID WASTE TREATMENT OPTIONS
12 CARBON-FOOTPRINT-BASED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

IV INTEGRATED SYSTEMS PLANNING, DESIGN, AND MANAGEMENT
13 MULTIOBJECTIVE DECISION-MAKING FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN A CARBON-REGULATED ENVIRONMENT
14 PLANNING REGIONAL MATERIAL RECOVERY FACILITIES IN A FAST-GROWING URBAN REGION
15 OPTIMAL PLANNING FOR SOLID WASTE COLLECTION, RECYCLING, AND VEHICLE ROUTING
16 MULTIATTRIBUTE DECISION-MAKING WITH SUSTAINABILITY CONSIDERATIONS
17 DECISION ANALYSIS FOR OPTIMAL BALANCE BETWEEN SOLID WASTE INCINERATION AND RECYCLING PROGRAMS
18 ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATICS FOR INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

V UNCERTAINTY ANALYSES AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES 
19 STOCHASTIC PROGRAMMING AND GAME THEORY FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DECISION-MAKING
20 FUZZY MULTIATTRIBUTE DECISION-MAKING FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT WITH SOCIETAL COMPLICATIONS
21 FUZZY MULTIATTRIBUTE DECISION-MAKING FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT WITH TECHNOLOGICAL COMPLICATIONS
22 FUZZY MULTIOBJECTIVE DECISION-MAKING FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
23 GREY SYSTEMS THEORY FOR SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
24 SYSTEMS ANALYSIS FOR THE FUTURE OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT: CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES

Ni-Bin Chang :- PhD, is an elected fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Association for the Advancement of Society, as well as a senior member of the IEEE. He has co-authored and authored seven books including Systems Analysis for Sustainable Engineering: Theory and Applications and over 190 peer-reviewed articles.

Ana Pires :- PhD, is a member of IMAR-CMA - Marine and Environmental Research Centre, Portugal, and is a research engineer in the Department of Environmenyal Sciences (Departamento de Ciências e Engenharia do Ambiente).

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