Lecture Notes

This page presents notes for some of the lecture sessions.


LEC # TOPICS LECTURE NOTES
1 Introduction (PDF)
Part 1: Views on Industrial Ecology
2 What is Industrial Ecology?
3 Environmental Paradigm (PDF)
4 Sustainability: Concepts and Metrics (PDF)
5 Resource Economics
6 Resource Economics (cont.)
7 Resource Econ Group Presentations
Part 2: LCA: Method Basics
8 Life-cycle Assessment - Overview (PDF)
9 Using the Software
10 LCA - Scope (PDF)
11 LCA - Inventory (PDF)
12 LCA - Inventory Allocation (PDF)
13 LCA - Recycling
14 Materials Flow Analysis (PDF)
Part 3: Environmental Evaluation and Advanced Methods
15 Overview of Case 2
16 LCA - Impact Assessment - EPS (PDF)
17 LCA - Impact Assessment - EcoPoints (PDF)
18 LCA Research
19 Case 1 Presentations
Part 4: Aggregate Materials Flows
20 National Materials Flows
21 Material Flow Case Study
Part 5: Environmental Policy Strategies
22 Environmental Policy Making (Part 1) (PDF)
23 Environmental Policy Making (Part 2)
24 Industrial Ecology Research @ MIT
25 Final Presentations