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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Advanced Green Manufacturing Systems

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and NPTEL via Swayam

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Sustainability aims to conserve energy and natural resources, and to ensure that they have minimal impact on the environment and society. It targets at fulfilling the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. This course provides an overview of realizing Green Manufacturing Systems. Compared to conventional manufacturing process that is purely productivity driven; various strategies and applicationsare necessary to improve the ecology first focus of green manufacturing. Specific tools and relevant case studies are presented to provide an engineering approach to the course.


Week 1  :  Introduction to Advanced Green Manufacturing Systems
Week 2  :  Statistics in sustainability (for quantification)
Week 3  :  Optimization for sustainability
Week 4  :  Optimization for sustainability continued
Week 5  :  Design of Experiments for Green Manufacturing Systems
Week 6  :  Value Engineering Green Plan 
Week 7  :  Design for Sustainability and Maintenance 
Week 8  :  Green transportation models 
Week 9  :  Green Manufacturing techniques
Week 10  :  Life Cycle Assessment (software demonstration)
Week 11  :  Sustainable Manufacturing facility development 
Week 12  :  Design of Higher Education for Sustainable development

Taught by

Prof. Deepu Philip, Prof. Amandeep Singh


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