Normal view MARC view

Exergy, waste accounting, and life cycle analysis

Author: Ayres, Robert U. ; Ayres, Leslie W. ; Martinas, K.INSEAD Area: Economics and Political ScienceIn: Energy, vol.23, no. 5, 1998 Language: EnglishDescription: p. 355-363.Type of document: INSEAD ArticleNote: Please ask us for this itemAbstract: This paper argues that thermodynamics offers means of accounting both for resources and wastes in a systematic and uniform way. The new feature of the present work is to extend the applications of exergy analysis into the realm of resource and waste accounting, and to present the results in an integrated analytical framework, namely life cycle analysis (LCA). To do this for a non-specialist audience requires considerable background explanation. This is done in part I (sections 1 through 6). Applications and examples are discussed in subsequent sections (part II). The paper concludes that the proposed measure (which we call exergy hereafter) is indeed feasible for general statistical use, both as a measure of resource stocks and flows, and as a measure of waste emissions and potential for causing environmental harm
Tags: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
INSEAD Article Europe Campus
Available BC004073
Total holds: 0

Ask Qualtrics

This paper argues that thermodynamics offers means of accounting both for resources and wastes in a systematic and uniform way. The new feature of the present work is to extend the applications of exergy analysis into the realm of resource and waste accounting, and to present the results in an integrated analytical framework, namely life cycle analysis (LCA). To do this for a non-specialist audience requires considerable background explanation. This is done in part I (sections 1 through 6). Applications and examples are discussed in subsequent sections (part II). The paper concludes that the proposed measure (which we call exergy hereafter) is indeed feasible for general statistical use, both as a measure of resource stocks and flows, and as a measure of waste emissions and potential for causing environmental harm

Digitized

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.
Koha 18.11 - INSEAD Catalogue
Home | Contact Us | What's Koha?