Ökologie und Nachhaltigkeit

Peter Knobloch
Design, Industrial Design 2
2019W, Vorlesung und Übungen (VU), 2.0 ECTS, 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, 5 places available (updated 2019.10.01)

Key Words

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

Dates

10 October 2019, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 6
07 November 2019, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 6
14 November 2019, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 6
28 November 2019, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 6
05 December 2019, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 6
12 December 2019, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 6
09 January 2020, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 6
16 January 2020, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 6
23 January 2020, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 7

Course Enrolment

From 01 July 2019, 00:00 to 09 October 2019, 23:59
Via online registration

co-registration: possible

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

Industrial Design (1. Section): Ecology and Sustainability

Fine Arts (2. Section): Workshops

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

Individual courses: possible