The course takes place in period

3 (2022-01-01 to 2022-03-13)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Competence in sustainability.

Learning outcomes

Understand life cycle assessment (LCA) principles, standards and digital tools, and their relevance and applicability to engineering. Ability to perform life cycle assessments of engineering products and carbon foot-printing of construction projects to current standards. Ability to interpret LCA and foot-printing results critically with respect to the environmental impacts, and propose more sustainable solutions through scenario modelling.

Course contents

- Introduction to LCA and industrial ecology - Environmental impacts - Material flow analysis (MFA) - Environmental product declarations (EPD) - Carbon assessment of buildings (OneClickLCA) - Sustainability tools in CAD (SolidWorks) - LCA software (GaBi)

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Recommended or required reading

All materials provided in itslearning.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 6 hours
  • Practical exercises - 40 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 19 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 129 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 129 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Several assignments, group project presentation

Teacher

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Examiner

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Group size

No limit (42 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2021-12-22 to 2022-01-20

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2022-01-07 09:00 - 12:00 Livscykelanalys Online lesson in Zoom: https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst , Passcode = Arcada2022. Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2022-01-14 09:00 - 12:00 Life Cycle Assessment Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2022-01-21 09:00 - 12:00 Livscykelanalys Online lesson in Zoom: https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst , Passcode = Arcada2022. Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2022-01-28 09:00 - 12:00 Livscykelanalys Online lesson in Zoom: https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst , Passcode = Arcada2022. Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2022-02-04 09:00 - 12:00 Livscykelanalys Online lesson in Zoom: https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst , Passcode = Arcada2022. Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2022-02-11 09:00 - 12:00 Livscykelanalys Online lesson in Zoom: https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst , Passcode = Arcada2022. Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2022-02-18 09:00 - 12:00 D399 Livscykelanalys Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2022-02-25 09:00 - 12:00 D399 Livscykelanalys No lesson. Room D399 reserved for students to use computers. Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2022-03-04 09:00 - 12:00 D399 Livscykelanalys Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2022-03-11 09:00 - 12:00 D399 Livscykelanalys Makkonen-Craig Stewart

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