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ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Computerization and Networking of Materials Databases: Fifth Volume
By
S Nishijima
S Nishijima
1
Center for Advanced Physical Fields, National Research Institute for Metals
,
Tsukuba
;
symposium chairman and editor
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S Iwata
S Iwata
2Research into Artifacts,
Center for Engineering, University of Tokyo
,
Tokyo
;
symposium chairman and editor
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ISBN-10:
0-8031-2419-8
ISBN:
978-0-8031-2419-6
No. of Pages:
293
Publisher:
ASTM International
Publication date:
1997

MLCA (materials environmental life cycle analysis), an established assessment measure of ECOMATERIALS, is a promising method to quantitatively assess materials with regard to environmental burden and to provide parameters for materials design with consideration of environmental affects. The data of environmental burdens, i.e., energy consumption, resource consumption, CO2 emission, SOX emission, etc., are collected in all stages of material life. From these data, the environmental burden of metals and alloys are calculated and arranged with a detailed description of the alloys, such as 12Cr steel, 18Cr8Ni steel, etc., in a database named Materials Eco-Sheet. Eco-Sheet provides the parameters of environmental load and gives the quantitative relationship between the properties of a material and its environmental load by use with a database of mechanical or other properties of materials.

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