Ökologie und Nachhaltigkeit

Peter Knobloch
Design, Industrial Design 2
2020W, 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

Distance Learning Information

The Zoom link (meeting ID & Passcode) can be found in the ownCloud folder for this lecture.

Key Words

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

Dates

15 October 2020, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 24
22 October 2020, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 24
29 October 2020, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 7
05 November 2020, 09:15–11:45 Distance Learning (details as described)
12 November 2020, 09:15–11:45 Distance Learning (details as described)
19 November 2020, 10:00–12:00 Distance Learning (details as described)
26 November 2020, 09:15–11:45 Distance Learning (details as described)
03 December 2020, 09:15–11:45 Distance Learning (details as described)
10 December 2020, 09:15–11:45 Seminar Room 24
17 December 2020, 09:15–11:45 Distance Learning (details as described) , "Zoom meeting (access info in ownCloud folder)"
14 January 2021, 09:15–11:45 Distance Learning (details as described) , "Zoom meeting (access info in ownCloud folder)"

Course Enrolment

From 01 September 2020, 00:00
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): Free Electives out of Artistic Practice in Technical Context

Individual courses: possible