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Green Metallurgy

Green Metallurgy

Developing light-weight magnesium-based structural elements that can be used in place of automotive parts made of steel or cast iron. Use of such components would result in a substantial (65%) weight reduction of cars leading to reduced fuel consumption.

http://www.sustainable-systems.org.uk/project.php?item=20

Budget: 
£31,600.00
Project date: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 to Saturday, August 31, 2013

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Prof Adisa Azapagic

Adisa's research interests are in the area of Engineering for Sustainable Development, which includes systems optimisation, sustainable technology, life cycle assessment, carbon footprinting and corporate sustainability. She has over 100 publications in these areas of interest, including three books.

Keywords: 
Systems analysis, Sustainability, Technology, Instrumentation, Production, Impact, Environment, Carbon, Management, Climate, Business, Social responsibility, Teaching, Education