Ökologie und Nachhaltigkeit

Peter Knobloch
Design, Industrial Design 2
2018W, Vorlesung und Übungen (VU), 2.0 semester hours, course number S00462

Description

The objective of the lecture is to impart & develop fundamental facts, theories and principles of ecology & sustainability.

  • History, literature, references
  • The Earth: facts & figures
  • Planetary boundaries
  • Anthropogenic climate change
  • Life cycle analysis, Material flow analysis, MIPS, embodied energy
  • Externalisation of environmental cost
  • First and second law of thermodynamic, efficiency, Carnot cycle
  • Energy sources, transformation and storage
  • Premature obsolescence
  • Sustainable product design
  • The 17 Sustainable Development Goals
  • Action plan for the circular economy
  • Sustainability & distributive justice

Examination Modalities

For the successful completion of the course the following criteria will be used:

  • Constant and punctual participation (min. 70% attendance)
  • Submission and presentation of the exercises results (50% of the grade)
  • Active participation in the discussion (50% of the grade)

Comments

Maximum number of participants: 24

Key Words

Anthropogenic climate change, Circular Economy, Ecology, LCA, Life cycle analysis, MIPS, Planetary boundaries, Sustainability, SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals

Dates

18 October 2018, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 06 (OKPV)
25 October 2018, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 06 (OKPV)
08 November 2018, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 06 (OKPV)
15 November 2018, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 06 (OKPV)
06 December 2018, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 06 (OKPV)
13 December 2018, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 06 (OKPV)
10 January 2019, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 06 (OKPV)
17 January 2019, 09:15–11:45 Seminar room 06 (OKPV)
24 January 2019, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 06 (OKPV)

Course Enrolment

From 02 July 2018, 00:00 to 17 October 2018, 23:59
Via online registration

Fine Arts (2. Section): Free Electives out of Artistic Practice in Technical Context (2.0 ECTS)

Fine Arts (2. Section): Workshops (2.0 ECTS)

Industrial Design (1. Section): Ecology and Sustainability (2.0 ECTS)

TransArts - Transdisciplinary Arts (Bachelor): Artistic and art technology foundations (2.0 ECTS)

co-registration: possible (2.0 ECTS)

Individual courses: possible (2.0 ECTS)