Progress in Life Cycle Assessment

  • Liselotte Schebek
  • Christoph Herrmann
  • Felipe Cerdas

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. New Methodological Developments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Mercedes Barkmeyer, Felipe Cerdas, Christoph Herrmann
      Pages 9-16
    3. Sandra Eisenträger, Ekkehard Schiefer
      Pages 17-25
    4. Natalia Finogenova, Markus Berger, Matthias Finkbeiner
      Pages 27-35
  4. Product System and Inventory Modelling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
  5. Case Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Simon Rauch, Frank Piepenbreier, Dorothea Voss, Jakob Albert, Martin Hartmann
      Pages 105-113
    3. Anika Regett, Constanze Kranner, Sebastian Fischhaber, Felix Böing
      Pages 115-123
    4. Friederike Schlegl, Mercedes Barkmeyer, Alexander Kaluza, Eva Knüpffer, Stefan Albrecht
      Pages 125-133
    5. Christine Schulze, Sebastian Thiede, Christoph Herrmann
      Pages 135-146
    6. Sebastian Spierling, Venkateshwaran Venkatachalam, Hannah Behnsen, Christoph Herrmann, Hans-Josef Endres
      Pages 147-154
    7. Christian Thies, Karsten Kieckhäfer, Thomas S. Spengler, Manbir S. Sodhi
      Pages 155-163
    8. Nils Thonemann, Daniel Maga
      Pages 165-175

About this book


The book contains the latest developments in the field of life cycle assessment (LCA) and its application. It contains numerous research articles from leading German research institutes working towards the further development of the methodology. The book provides important insights for professionals working in the field of sustainability assessment, for researchers interested in the current state of the research of the methodology and its application as well as for advanced university students in different science and engineering fields.


Life cycle assessment Life cycle management Circular economy Sustainability Assessment Life Cycle Engineering

Editors and affiliations

  • Liselotte Schebek
    • 1
  • Christoph Herrmann
    • 2
  • Felipe Cerdas
    • 3
  1. 1.Material Flow Management and Resource EconomyTechnische Universität DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.Sustainable Manufacturing and Life Cycle EngineeringTechnische Universität BraunschweigBraunschweigGermany
  3. 3.Sustainable Manufacturing and Life Cycle EngineeringTechnische Universität BraunschweigBraunschweigGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-92236-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-92237-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2194-0541
  • Series Online ISSN 2194-055X
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