D.T., Bakshani, N., and Rosselot, K.S., “Homework and Design
Problems for Engineering Curricula”, American Institute of
Chemical Engineers, New York, 155pp. (1992). This
compendium of homework and design problems contains 4 homework
problems on life cycle assessment.
The problems cover paper and plastic grocery sacks,
diapers, soft drink containers and a comparison between paper
and plastic cups.
D.T., Consoli, F.J., Davis, G.A., Fava, J.A., and Warren, J.L.,
“Public Policy Applications of Life Cycle Assessment”, SETAC,
Pensacola, FL, 127 pp. (1997). and Consoli, F., Allen, D.,
Boustead, I., Franklin, W., Jensen, A., de Oude, N., Parrish,
R., Perriman, R., Postlethwaite, D., Quay, B., Seguin, J., Vigon,
B., editors, “Guidelines for Life Cycle Assessment: A Code of
Practice”, SETAC Press, Pensacola, Florida, 1993. These
two publications are among the more recent of the series of
publications on LCA generated by the Society of Environmental
Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC).
These and earlier SETAC publications defined the basic
principles and methods of LCA.
Curran, ed. Environmental
Life Cycle Assessment, McGraw Hill, New York, 1996. This book provides an overview of LCA and a number
of case studies.
T. E., Streamlined
Life-Cycle Assessment, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood
Cliffs, New Jersey, 1998.
This book provides a systematic introduction to the streamlined life
cycle assessment methods used in this module.
J.W., “Life Cycle Assessment: Constraints on Moving from
Inventory to Impact Assessment”, Journal
of Industrial Ecology, 1(1) 37-49 (1997). This journal article provides a critique of life cycle impact
M., Allen, D., Clift, R., and Sas, H., “Measuring Corporate
Environmental Performance: The ICI Environmental Burden
System”, Journal of Industrial Ecology, 1 (4), 117-127 (1998). This
journal article describes how impact assessment methods,
developed for life cycle assessments, can be used in assessing
the environmental performance of a large corporation.