Life Cycle Management Books

  • Public-private Partnerships in the Water Sector: From Theory to Practice

    Ensuring quality and affordability in the water services is a fundamental requirement for the social, economic and environmental development of modern societies. Achieving this goal requires dealing with a large diversity of challenges, such as efficiency, investment, governance, procurement and sustainability, while ensuring the alignment of the ...

  • Membrane Biological Reactors

    In recent years the MBR market has experienced unprecedented growth. The best practice in the field is constantly changing and unique quality requirements and management issues are regularly emerging. Membrane Biological Reactors: Theory, Modeling, Design, Management and Applications to Wastewater Reuse comprehensively covers the salient features ...

  • Building Constructions (I): E72 - E2110

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Building Constructions (I): E72 - E2110

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Decision Analysis and Implementation Guidance in Strategic Asset Management

    Track 3 of WERF’s Strategic Asset Management Project was developed to “provide guidance on implementing SAM…and develop analytic tools for SAM implementation” - the Decision Support Tools and Implementation Guidance goal. In Track 3, the Decision Support Tools and Implementation Guidance goal was organized around two major elements: ...

  • Building Constructions (I): E 72 - E 1670

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Building Constructions (I): E 72 - E 1670

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Guidelines for Social Life Cycle Assessment of Products

    Behind the life cycle of a product, from the cradle to the grave, there is a story to tell. Not only about its potential impact on the environment, but as well in terms of social and socio-economic impacts - or potential impacts - of its production and consumption on the workers, the local communities, the consumers, the society and all value ...

  • Environmental Life Cycle Costing

    Presents links to other pillars of sustainability such as life cycle assessment. Illustrates each method with reference to a single example, providing continuity throughout the text. Discusses differences between LCC methods and the reasons for their development. Links LCC to related methods and techniques in engineering and management. Balances ...

  • COMMON GROUND, CONSENSUS BUILDING, and CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT: International Standards and Sustainable Building

    Thirteen peer-reviewed papers examine current and developing sustainable building and product standards for manufacturers, designers, retailers, the general public, and government regulators. The key objectives for a high performance building include: accessibility, aesthetics, cost effectiveness, functionality, historic preservation, security, ...

  • Life-Cycle Cost and Performance of Civil Infrastructure Systems

    This bookcontains papers covering a wide range of studies on life-cycle performance analysis, design, maintenance, monitoring, management, and cost of civil infrastructure systems. Topics include reliability and optimization as design basis tools, monitoring systems, life-cycle cost analysis and management, bridge management systems, and quality ...

  • ASTM Standards on Building Economics: 6th Edition (CD-ROM)

    This new edition provides a comprehensive resource for evaluating the economic performance of investments in buildings, building systems, and other constructed facilities. Learn how to:• Decide whether to accept or reject a given investment• Design and size building systems• Establish priority when budgets are limitedSection 1 ...

  • Life Cycle Management : A Business Guide to Sustainability

    The journey towards sustainability requires that companies must find innovative ways to make profits and at the same time extend the traditional boundaries of business to include the environmental and social dimensions, a process known as ' the Triple Bottom Line ', which introduces the process of ' Life Cycle Thinking''.LCM can be specifically ...

  • Building Constructions (I): E 72 - E 1670

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Building Constructions (I): E 72 - E 1670

    Volumes 04.11 and 04.12 cover standard procedures for measuring the performance of buildings, including: air leakage and ventilation performance; building economics; building preservation; durability performance of building constructions; structural performance; exterior insulation and finish systems; lead hazards associated with buildings; and ...

  • Improvement of the life cycle assessment methodology for dwellings

    The aim of this thesis is to improve the environmental life cycle assessment methodology for buildings by incorporating damage to the health of occupants of emissions from building materials and local traffic. It also intends to determine the overall impact reduction by building environmentally improved dwellings. This reduction is referred to as ...

  • Integrated Life-Cycle and Risk Assessment for Industrial Processes

    Environmental engineers, industrial ecologists, hazardous waste managers and other professionals within the environmental field recognize the importance of incorporating elements of risk assessment with life-cycle assessments. ,These analytical tools have become increasingly a part of environmental management practices. But until now this ...

  • Evaluation of Environmental Impacts in Life Cycle Assessment

    This document provides an introduction to the workshop topics, a report of these two workshops, and some resources for further information. It has been published with the kind support of US-EPA. Our goal with this publication is to bring the overall issues, and the specific discussions and outcomes of both workshops to a broader audience. We in ...

  • Nondestructive Testing Standards: Present and Future

    Recent shifts in world trade and the growing awareness of the life-cycle costs of products has resulted in an increased appreciation of quality concepts and non-destructive testing. 24 papers cover: • NDT Standards: The ASTM Program • NDT Standards: NIST, DOD, ASTM, SAE, ISO, EC • NDT Personnel Qualification: Here and Abroad • ...

  • The Computational Structure of Life Cycle Assessment

    Life Cycle assessment (LCA) is a tool for environmental decision-support in relation to products from the cradle to the grave. Until now, more emphasis has been put on the inclusion quantitative models and databases and on the design of guidebooks for applying LCA than on the integrative aspect of combining these models and data. This is a ...

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