On exergy and sustainable development - Part 2: indicators and methods
2001 (English)In: Exergy: An International Journal, ISSN 1164-0235, Vol. 1, no 4, 217-233 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This second part is the continuation of Wall and Gong [Exergy Internat. J. 1 (3) (2001), in press]. This part is an overview of a number of different methods based on concepts presented in the first part and applies these to real systems. A number of ecological indicators will be presented and the concept of sustainable development will be further clarified. The method of Life Cycle Exergy Analysis will be presented. Exergy will be applied to emissions into the environment by case studies in order to describe and evaluate its values and limitation as an ecological indicator. Exergy is concluded to be a suitable ecological indicator and future research in this area is strongly recommended.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2001. Vol. 1, no 4, 217-233 p.
Engineering and Technology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-86945DOI: 10.1016/S1164-0235(01)00030-9OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-86945DiVA: diva2:583515