The Resource Technology, humans, and society : toward a sustainable world, Richard C. Dorf

Technology, humans, and society : toward a sustainable world, Richard C. Dorf

Label
Technology, humans, and society : toward a sustainable world
Title
Technology, humans, and society
Title remainder
toward a sustainable world
Statement of responsibility
Richard C. Dorf
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A number of factors, from soaring fuel prices to genetically modified agricultural products, have greatly refocused worldwide attention on the interrelationship between technology and society and the necessity for sustainable engineering and business practices. Technology, Humans, and Society focuses on building a model for business and engineering that will lead to a sustainable world. The challenge for engineering is to develop new technologies that enable economic growth and do not deplete irreplaceable resources and destroy ecological systems. No longer solely the domain of environmentalis
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
303.48/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • HC
  • T173.8
LC item number
.D67 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Sustainable world series
Label
Technology, humans, and society : toward a sustainable world, Richard C. Dorf
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sustainability, economics, and the environment -- Business -- Science, technology, and progress -- Sustainable and appropriate technologies -- Business and technology methods -- Engineering design and innovation -- Business and the corporation -- Financial and cost issues in sustainable business and government -- Energy, environment, economy, and society -- Coal -- Petroleum and natural gas -- Electric energy -- Nuclear power -- Renewable energy -- Wind and solar energy -- Biomass, geothermal energy, and energy storage -- Natural resources and waste systems -- Agriculture, biotechnology, and resources -- Materials and manufacturing -- Transportation systems -- Electric and hybrid vehicles -- Fuel cells and the hydrogen economy -- Corporate performance indicators -- Social entrepreneurship and investing -- Buildings, the Internet, and the future of a sustainable world
Control code
ocn174040565
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 500 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780122210907
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35625235
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)174040565
  • acaebk0080518656

Library Locations

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