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

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

15 October 2020, 09:15–11:45
22 October 2020, 09:15–11:45
29 October 2020, 09:15–11:45
05 November 2020, 09:15–11:45
12 November 2020, 09:15–11:45
19 November 2020, 09:15–11:45
26 November 2020, 09:15–11:45
03 December 2020, 09:15–11:45
10 December 2020, 09:15–11:45
17 December 2020, 09:15–11:45

Course Enrolment

From 01 September 2020, 00:00 to 15 October 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