The Studies of Industrial Ecology Selections 2000-2013


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Author: Zhongwu-Lu & Qiang-Yue
Language: English
ISBN/ISSN: 9787030447326
Published on: 2015-07


Part One Tunneling through the“Environmental Mountain”
Decoupling Indicators and Decoupling Charts
Chapter 1 Tunneling through the “Environmental Mountain” (Ⅰ)
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Theoretical analysis
1.3 Examples
1.3.1 Examples on the national level
1.3.2 Examples on provincial level
1.4 Estimation of environmental load of China
1.5 Conclusion
Chapter 2 Equations for Resource Use and Waste Emission
2.1 IPAT equation
2.2 IGT equation—Resource use in the process of economic growth
2.2.1 IGT equation
2.2.2 Another form of IGT equation
2..23 Critical value of t
2.2.4 Reasonable coordination between g and t
2.3 IeGTX equation—Waste emission in the process of economic growth
2.3.1 IeGTX equation
2.3.2 Another form of IeGTX equation
2.3.3 Critical value of x
Chapter 3 Tunneling through the “Environmental Mountain”(Ⅱ)
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Theoretical analysis
3.2.1 Resource use
3.2.2 Waste emission
3.3 Examples
3.4 Estimation of environmental load of China
Chapter 4 Decoupling Indicators and Decoupling Charts
4.1 Introduction
4.2 The decoupling indicator for resource use
4.3 The decoupling indicator for waste emission
4.4 Decoupling chart
4.4.1 Decoupling chart for resource use
4.4.2 Decoupling chart for waste emission
4.5 Examples on the national level
4.5.1 Data collection
4.5.2 Decoupling situations for the USA and China
4.5.3 Discussion
4.6 Conclusion
Appendix 1 Discussion on the decoupling factor (Df)
Appendix 2 Discussion on the elasticity
Chapter 5 Decoupling Analysis of Four Selected Countries
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Methods and data
5.2.1 Decoupling indicators and decoupling chart
5.2.2 Data collection
5.3 Results
5.3.1 Decoupling of DEU
5.3.2 Decoupling of energy use
5.3.3 Decoupling of SO2 emissions
5.4 Discussion
5.4.1 Discussion on the different decoupling conditions of these four countries
5.4.2 Distinguishing decoupling indicator from the changing rate of resource use & waste emissions
5.5 Conclusions
Part Two Substance Flow Analysis
Chapter 6 Two Approaches of Substance Flow Analysis
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Some notes on fluid mechanics
6.3 Specific feature of substance flow
6.3.1 The chain of product life cycles
6.3.2 The chain group of product life cycles
6.4 The L method of substance flow analysis
6.4.1 The L model of unsteady substance flow
6.4.2 The L model of steady substance flow
6.5 The E method of substance flow analysis
6.5.1 The E model of unsteady substance flow
6.5.2 The E model of steady substance flow
6.6 Discussion
6.7 Conclusion
Chapter 7 An Alternative Way of Substance Flow Analysis
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Methods for studying substance flow
7.3 Modeling of substance flow
7.4 Basic equations of substance flow
7.5 Illustrative example
7.6 Concluding remarks
Chapter 8 On Steel Scrap Resources for Steel Industry
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Analysis
8.2.1 Several different sources of steel scrap
8.2.2 Steel scrap index
8.2.3 The relationship between output of steel and steel scrap index
83. Case study—The estimation of steel scrap index for China, the USA and Japan
8.3.1 Variation of annual output of steel
8.3.2 Method of estimating steel scrap index
8.3.3 The estimation of steel scrap index
8.3.4 Summary
8.4 Discussions
8.4.1 China
8.4.2 USA
8.4.3 Japan
8.5 Conclusions
Chapter 9 Eco-efficiency of Lead in China’s Lead-acid Battery System
9.1 Introduction
9.1.1 Background
9.1.2 The present study
9.2 Primary regulations
9.2.1 Methodology: The lead-flow diagram in the LAB system
9.2.2 Results and discussion
9.3 A Case study: The eco-efficiency of lead in China’s LAB system
9.3.1 Brief description of lead flow in the LAB system
9.3.2 Data sources
9.3.3 Results and discussion
9.4 Conclusions
Chapter 10 Copper Recycling in China
10.1 Introduction
10.1.1 Background
10.1.2 The investigative status quo of copper recycling in China and abroad
10.2 Copper-flow diagram for copper products life cycle
10.3 An analysis of copper recycling for China in 2002
10.3.1 A copper-flow diagram for copper products life cycle for China in 2002
10.3.2 The copper ore index, copper resource efficiency and copper
scrap index of the copper industry for China in 2002
10.4 Results and discussion
10.5 Conclusions
Chapter 11 Bulk-Material Flow Analysis
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Basic B-MFA model
11.3 Hidden flows
11.4 Recyclable resources
11.4.1 Categories of recyclable resources
11.4.2 The recycling time of resources
11.4.3 The difference between amounts of recycled materials in the years τ and (τ +1)
11.4.4 The influence of total input amount of resources on the cyclical use rate (m3,τ )
11.5 Two important B-MFA indicators
11.6 Case study on national level
Chapter 12 Resou

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