Mechanical Engineering

Embedded Energy Content of Materials

Objectives: To research the total process energy consumed in producing various engineering materials

(ie, a Life Cycle Analysis, LCA) and distill information into a concise summary in memo form. To

apply the material process energy content to a consumer package and compare the package process

energy to the food energy of the contents.

 

Tasks:

1. Download or otherwise view the “Model Introduction Report for Development and Applications of