Sustainability in Civil Engineering
Global and local sustainability context; planetary boundaries; footprints. Conceptions of sustainability. Tools, methods and frameworks in sustainable assessment, planning and design - life cycle assessment, substance flow analysis of socioeconomic metabolism, resource efficiency analysis, energy return on investment and accounting of externalities. Uncertainty and risk management. Related policy - environmental impact assessment, pressure state response model. Sustainable Energy. Green design case studies.
- CHEM 101 or CHEM 150; and
- CSC 110 or CSC 111; and
- MATH 100 or MATH 109; and
- PHYS 110 and PHYS 111, or PHYS 112, or PHYS 120 and PHYS 130.