Innovative Design and Manufacturing Laboratory

PI: Dr. Amin Mirkouei

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)

An open-source software for LCA and sustainability assessment is under development in this webpage.

 

Getting started:

  • Manuals, case studies, and databases are available here.
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    Name of the project, Name and Email:

     

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    Phase 1. Goal and scope definition:

  • Define your goal, scope, system boundary, functional unit, and case study assumptions in the text box below:
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    Example: Check subsection 2.2 (goal and scope definition) and section 3 (case study) in the following paper:

    Struhs, E.†*, A. Mirkouei†^, Y. You, and A. Mohajeri, 2020, “Techno-economic and environmental assessments for nutrient-rich biochar production from cattle manure: A case study in Idaho, USA,” Applied Energy, DOI:10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.115782. (PDF)

     

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    Phase 2. Life cycle inventory (LCI):

     

     

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    Phase 3. Life cycle impact assessment (LCIA):

  • Method selection

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  • Results
  • Social Result Process 1 =

    Social Result Process 2 =

     

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    Phase 4: Interpretation:

  • Analyzing the results and comparison
  • Table

    Plot

     

  • Generating a PDF report
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