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date: 03 March 2024

life-cycle analysis (full life-cycle analysis) 

Source:
A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering
Author(s):

Tony Atkins,

Marcel Escudier

An analysis, in terms of money, mass or embodied energy, of all aspects involved in a process and its consequences, including environmental impact, manufacture, mining or recycling and processing of raw materials, energy consumption, and decommissioning, including disposal as ... ...

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