Gearbox life cycle assessment

Su, D ORCID: 0000-0002-9541-8869 and Ren, Z, 2015. Gearbox life cycle assessment. In: 14th IFToMM World Congress, Taipei, Taiwan, 25-30 October 2015. Proceedings. Taiwan: National Taiwan University, pp. 276-285. ISBN 9789860460988

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Abstract

Sustainable production has been attracting more and more attention nowadays. Gearbox is a widely applied mechanical engineering product. However, little work of life cycle assessment (LCA) aimed at the gearbox could be found in the literature. This paper presents a LCA of gearbox to fill in the gap. The life cycle of the gearbox is modelled parametrically with a three-tier approach. Eco-impact caused by human labour is considered in the LCA. The LCA is conducted using a popular LCA software, SimaPro, and a widely accepted LCIA method, ReCiPe. Based on analysis of the results, optimisation plans are proposed at the end.

Item Type: Chapter in book
Description: Paper no. OS6-021
Creators: Su, D. and Ren, Z.
Publisher: National Taiwan University
Place of Publication: Taiwan
Date: 2015
Divisions: Schools > School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment
Depositing User: Jonathan Gallacher
Date Added: 12 Apr 2016 15:06
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 14:01
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/27571

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