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Clarification of sustainability consequences of manufacturing processes in conceptual design
Blekinge Institute of Technology, School of Engineering, Department of Strategic Sustainable Development.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7382-1825
2013 (English)Conference paper (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In the conceptual design of aircraft jet engine components, not only the product architecture and dimensions are set but the associate manufacturing processes are also defined. From a design decision point of view it is critical to identify and characterize the consequences of alternative solutions. This paper reports on a case, where a milling process needed to be selected in an early design phase of a jet engine component. An Electro-Chemical Milling process was considered but its impact on sustainability needed clarification. An approach that combined a simplified Environmental Impact Assessment with a Strategic Sustainability Assessment was used. The main finding and contribution from the work is a method that helps to clarify consequences of sustainability-related issues by combining the two analysis tools with a risk analysis implementation. The results reveal that once the consequences can be clarified, increased attention and understanding are gained.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Seoul, 2013.
Keyword [en]
sustainable manufacturing, strategic sustainability assessment, risk assessment, conceptual design, decision support
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Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Applied Mechanics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-6865Local ID: oai:bth.se:forskinfo24D9E74A56A23EE8C1257C050052D059OAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-6865DiVA: diva2:834418
Conference
International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED)
Available from: 2013-10-16 Created: 2013-10-15 Last updated: 2016-09-26Bibliographically approved

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