Life Cycle Assessment 7.5 cr

About the Course

The course provides a profound theoretical review of life cycle assessment as a method to assess potential environmental impacts from cradle to grave for products and services. The course covers methods, uses and limitations of a life cycle analysis as well as a review of various environmental impact categories. In a laboratory experiment and a project assignment, students will implement a simplified life cycle analysis using a computer-based tool for a selected product. In an assignment students are trained to review, analyze and compare different life cycle analyzes of such system boundaries, data selection, data uncertainty, etc.

Syllabus

Literature

Application information

Prerequisites

At least 60 credits in courses in engineering

Selection

University credits

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Application

Start
Conditions
Weeks
Application
Autumn 2019
Normal teaching
201946 - 202003
Time of study: Day-time
Number of participants: 10
Location: Gävle
Application code: HIG-16515
Language: Swedish
Pace: Half-time

*) The online application at antagning.se opens approximately one month before application deadline.

Published by: Veronica Liljeroth Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2018-03-09
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