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Climate Action Plan

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Life Cycle Analysis & Carbon Footprinting

School and Department: 
  • Engineering, College of
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
Course Number: 
4531/5531
Category: 
Undergraduate
Graduate
Semester: 
Spring
Description: 

Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) examines the environmental impacts of products, processes and policies beyond their direct production. Cradle to grave analysis in this manner provides the full picture needed to understand the true impact. This course provides an overview of Life Cycle Assessment principles and practice in relation to environmental and energy concerns. Regulatory and economic decision support tools and software analysis packages will be included. The course is structured such that students will start an LCA from the beginning of the course and progress on it as topics are covered.