Monday, 13 March 2017

Post from Prof. Helmut RECHBERGER

The second edition of the Handbook of Material Flow Analysis by IS4IE members Paul H. Brunner and Helmut Rechberger has recently been released. 
The Handbook continues to serve as the only book on MFA, it provides MFA definitions and describes all the relevant MFA procedures from the framework of Anthropogenic Metabolism. 
It features a concise description of MFA freeware STAN, explores a fresh, data-based treatment of uncertainty and contains new case studies about resource and waste management.
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Handbook of Material Flow Analysis
For Environmental, Resource, and Waste Engineers,
Second Edition

Paul H. Brunner
Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Helmut Rechberger
Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria

In this second edition of a bestseller, authors guide professional newcomers as well
as experienced engineers and scientists towards mastering the art of material flow
analysis (MFA) from the very beginning to an advanced state of material balances of complex systems. This book serves as a concise and reproducible methodology and a basis for analysis, assessment and improvement of anthropogenic systems through an approach that is helpfully uniform and standardized; a vital resource for the growing MFA community working in the fields of industrial ecology, resource
management, waste management, and environmental protection.

KEY FEATURES
• Continues to serve as the only book on material flow analysis (MFA)
• Provides Material Flow Analysis definitions and describes all the relevant MFA procedures from the framework of Anthropogenic Metabolism
• Features a concise description of MFA freeware STAN and includes software STAN and links to STAN2WEB
• Explores a fresh, data-based treatment of uncertainty
• Contains new case studies about resource management and waste management

Catalog no. K25579
December 2016, 435 pp.
ISBN: 978-1-4987-2134-9
$169.95 / £108.00

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