Life Cycle Assessment Models

  • Raymond R. TanEmail author
  • Kathleen B. Aviso
  • Michael Angelo B. Promentilla
  • Krista Danielle S. Yu
  • Joost R. Santos
Part of the Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering book series (LNMIE)


Life cycle assessment (LCA), a comprehensive framework for analyzing the environmental impacts of products and systems on a cradle-to-grave paradigm, is a methodology closely related to environmentally extended input–output analysis. In this chapter, a discussion of the mathematical principles of LCA is given. Two illustrative case studies are also solved, and the corresponding LINGO codes are provided.


Life cycle assessment Goal and scope definition Inventory analysis Impact assessment Interpretation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raymond R. Tan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kathleen B. Aviso
    • 1
  • Michael Angelo B. Promentilla
    • 1
  • Krista Danielle S. Yu
    • 2
  • Joost R. Santos
    • 3
  1. 1.Chemical Engineering DepartmentDe La Salle UniversityManilaPhilippines
  2. 2.School of EconomicsDe La Salle UniversityManilaPhilippines
  3. 3.Department of Engineering Management and SystemsGeorge Washington UniversityWashingtonUSA

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