Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry):

H. Ostad Ahmad Ghorabi, W. Wimmer:
"Ecodesign Decision Boxes for Environmentally Sound Product Development";
Poster: Junior Scientist Conference 2006, Wien; 2006-04-19 - 2006-04-21; in: "Proceedings of the Junior Scientist Conference 2006", W. Elmenreich, H. Kaiser (ed.); (2006), ISBN: 3-902463-05-8; 257 - 258.

English abstract:
Industry projects show that Life Cycle Thinking and the idea of ECODESIGN are still not well established among engineers in product devel-opment. Available tools such as the ECODESIGN Product, Investigation, Learning and Optimization Tool (PILOT) [Wimmer, Züst, Lee 2004] may help to implement ECODESIGN into product develop-ment considerations and to improve an already existing product. However, an application of those tools in the decisive early stages of the product development process remains difficult for design engineers.
A systematic tool called `Ecodesign Decision Boxes´ was developed for integrating the concept of ECODESIGN into product development in order to help engineers to develop an environmentally sound product which has an optimised environmental performance[Ostad Ahmad Ghorabi 2005].

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