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MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

global challenges, engineering solutions

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Wastewater Heat Recovery UK Reasibility

last modified Nov 29, 2016 02:53 PM
Understanding the viability of sewer wastewater heat recovery systems Stephanie Drenten ESD 15-16
Wastewater Heat Recovery UK Reasibility

Photo Credit: Living Laboratory website

The ESD MPhil Dissertation work of Stephanie Drenten, ESD 15-16, has been published on "The Cambridge Green Challenge, Living Laboratory" website as a case study. Her dissertation title was:

Understanding the viability of sewer waste water heat recovery systems (click for abstract)

To see details and a summary about her research see:

http://www.environment.admin.cam.ac.uk/getting-involved/living-laboratory-sustainability/projects/wastewater-heat-recovery-uk-feasibility#

 

 

Key Themes of the Course

Context

The need to engage in better problem definition through careful dialogue with all stakeholder groups and a proper recognition of context.

Perspectives

An ability to work with specialists from other disciplines and professional groups acknowledging that technical innovation and business skills also must be understood, nurtured and combined as precursors to the successful implementation of sustainable solutions

Change

An understanding of mechanisms for managing change in organisations so future engineers are equipped to play a leadership role.

Tools

An awareness of a range of assessment frameworks, sustainability metrics and methodologies such as Life Cycle Analysis, Systems Dynamics, Multi-Criteria Decision making and Impact Assessment.

 

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