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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

Studying at Cambridge

 

Recommended Reading list

PRELIMINARY READING LIST

The reading and book list below is intended to give guidance on general texts which will help provide a useful background in Sustainable Development issues prior to joining the course. Course specific reading lists for each module will be provided at the beginning of each term.

 

Recommended

                                                                 

 

Brinkman R. (2016) Introduction to Sustainability  Wiley Blackwell       

 

Yates J.K Castro-Lacouture D. (2015) Sustainability in Engineering Design and

Construction CRC Press

 

Jha N.K (2015) Green Design and Manufacturing for Sustainability CRC Press

 

Caradonna J.L. (2014) Sustainability:  A History  Oxford University Press

 

Capra F., Luisi P.L ( 2014) The Systems View of life: A unifying vision

Cambridge University Press     

 

Ainger C.,  Fenner R.A. (2014) Sustainable Infrastructure: Principles into Practice  (Delivering Sustainable Infrastructure Series)   ICE Publishing 

 

Johnson A, Gibson A.( 2014) Sustainability in Engineering Design  Academic Press Inc                                                                      

 

De Las Heras A., (2014) Sustainability Science and Technology: An Introduction

CRC Press

 

De Vries B. (2013)_ Sustainability Science Cambridge University Press

 

ISBN-10: 1118487257

 

ISBN-10: 149873391

 

 

ISBN-10: 1466505265

 

ISBN 979-0-19-937240-9

 

ISBN-13: 978-1107011366

 

 

ISBN 978-0-7277-5754-8

 

 

ISBN-13: 978-0080993690

 

 

ISBN-13: 978-1466518087

 

 

ISBN 978-0-521-18470-0

 

Bentivegna V, Brandon P.S.  and Lombardi P (2012)  Evaluation of the Built Environment for Sustainability Taylor and Francis

 

ASIN: B000Q35UAQ

 

Randers J., (2012)  2052: A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years  Chelsea Green Publishing Co                                                                                     

 

ISBN-10: 1603584218

 

Allenby B.R.  (2012) The Theory and Practice of Sustainable Engineering Pearson (Prentice Hall)                                                                                                 

 

ISBN10: 0 273 75216 2

 

Flannery T. (2012) Here on earth - A twin biography of the planet and the human race Penguin 

                                                                                                                

 

ISBN-10: 0241950732

Brown L ( 2011) World on the Edge : How to prevent environmental and economic collapse  Routledge                                                                                        

ISBN-10: 1849712743

 

Harris F. (ed) (2012) Global Environmental Issues  2nd Edition Wiley-Blackwell       

 

ISBN 987-0-470-68469-6

 

Tester J., Drake E., Driscoll M., Golay M., Peters W. (2012) Sustainable Energy: Choosing Among Options      2nd edition MIT Press;                

 

ISBN-10: 0262017474

 

Porritt J. (2012) Capitalism as if the World Matters  Routledge             

 

ISBN: 1844071936

 

Allwood J., Cullen J. ( 2012) Sustainable Materials - with Both Eyes Open: UIT Cambridge   

 

ISBN-10: 190686005X

 

Nicholas Ashford and Ralph Hall (2011)   Technology, Globalization, and Sustainable Development: Transforming the Industrial State  Yale University Press               

 

ISBN-10: 0300169728

 

Dyer G., (2011) Climate Wars One World, Oxford                                 

 

ISBN 978-1-85168-814-2

 

Mulder M., Ferrer D., van Lente H. (2011) What is Sustainable Technology?: Perceptions, Paradoxes and Possibilities   Greenleaf Publishing        

 

ISBN-10: 1906093504

 

Azapagic A., Perdan S.  (2011) Sustainable Development in Practice: Case Studies for Engineers and Scientists 2nd Edition  Wiley

 

ASIN: B005FMLIMM

 

Andrea Colantonio, Tim Dixon (2010) Urban Regeneration and Social Sustainability: Best Practice from European Cities        Wiley – Blackwell       

 

ISBN-10: 1405194197

 

S. Bry Sartre ( 2010) Sustainable Infrastructure: The Guide to Green Engineering and Design               John Wiley and Sons                         

 

ISBN-10: 0470453613

 

Nicholas Stern (2010) A blueprint for a safer planet: how we can survive the world and create prosperity     Vintage 

 

 

ISBN-10: 0099524058

 

James Lovelock (2009) The vanishing face of Gaia: a final warning     Allen Lane     

 

ISBN-10: 1846141850

 

Donella Meadows (2008) Thinking in Systems - A Primer Chelsea Green Publishing  

 

Harris G ( 2007) Seeking Sustainability : in an age of complexity Cambridge University Press

 

Walker P., (2006)  Change Management for Sustainable Development – a workbook The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) Best Practice Series Volume 8          

ISBN 978 1 60358 055 7

 

ISBN 978-0-521-69532-9

 

 

ISSN 1473-849X

 

Mulder K., (ed) (2006)  Sustainable Development for Engineers: A Handbook and Resource Guide Greenleaf Publishing

 

ISBN 1 874719 19 5

 

Diamond J., ( 2006) Collapse: how societies choose to fail or succeed  Penguin Books Ltd 

 

ISBN  0140279512

 

Edwards, A, (2005) The Sustainability Revolution - Portrait of a paradigm shift New Society Publishers                                                      

 

ISBN 0 86571 531 9

 

Doppelt B. (2003)  Leading change Towards Sustainability: A change management guide for business, government and civil society (with forwards by William McDonagh and Paul de Jongh. Greenleaf Publishing Ltd                                  

 

ISBN 1874719632

 

Eric Neumayer (2003)  Weak versus strong sustainability: exploring the limits of two opposing paradigms.  Edward Elgar Publishers          

                                  

 

ISBN: 1843764881