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A Cost Model For Multi-Lifecycle Engineering Design, Bin Zhang Dec 1996

A Cost Model For Multi-Lifecycle Engineering Design, Bin Zhang

Theses

Design for Environment aims to yield a product whose aggregate environmental impact is as small as possible. This thesis characterizes a product recovery system and defines the concepts of product lifetime and part lifetime. A multi-lifecycle product recovery model is developed based on the concepts of product tree and disassembly path representation, four product recovery choices, time varying costs, cost comparison. The four product recovery choices of a part in the product tree are: Reconditioning, Part Remanufacturing, Material Recycling, and Landfill. This thesis focuses on how to improve the product design while minimizing environmental impact of the product and introduces ...


Developing Bidding Strategies For Electric Utilities In A Competitive Environment, Charles William Richter Jan 1996

Developing Bidding Strategies For Electric Utilities In A Competitive Environment, Charles William Richter

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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