Continuing Professional Development Programme - Life Cycle Assessment
This course aims to familiarise participants with the environmental assessment tool known as Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), some of its diverse uses, the ISO norms, the science behind some of its key impact categories (beyond carbon and water), its use to support decision-making in product systems, process systems or in policy-making. Further to allow the participants to develop skills and insights in the important steps of goal and scope definition, inventory modelling, data quality assessment, choice of impact assessment categories, interpretation and uncertainty propagation, partly by working with LCA software and databases.
Where: University of Cape Town, Department of Chemical Engineering
When: 24 – 26 July 2017
Continuing Professional Development points: 3 CPD points
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Course Topics Include:
LCA history and uses
The ISO norms
Goal and scope definition
Inventory modelling, data quality assessment
The science behind some key impact categories
LCA to support decision-making in product systems, process systems or in policy-making
Interpretation and uncertainty propagation
LCA software and databases