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Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, International Symposium on (2001)
Tokyo, Japan
Dec. 11, 2001 to Dec. 15, 2001
ISBN: 0-7695-1266-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword (PDF)

pp. xxi
Opening Address

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Plenary I
Plenary II
Plenary III

Designing 'Sustainable' Product/Service Systems (Abstract)

John Ehrenfeld , International Society for Industrial Ecology
pp. 12
Closing Session
Session A1-1: EcoDesign Strategies

Combined Strategies for Recycling -- Product and Process Oriented Benchmarking (Abstract)

J? Hesselbach , Technical University Braunschweig
Christoph Herrmann , Technical University Braunschweig
pp. 31

Planning for Product Take-Back and Component Life under Uncertainty in Technological Evolution (Abstract)

Alauddin Ahmed , Gokiso-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8555, Japan
Hideo Fujimoto , Nagoya Institute of Technology, Gokiso-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8555, Japan
pp. 37

Subjects in and Approaches for Life Cycle Design (Abstract)

Yoshio Matsumoto , School of Information Technology and Electronics, Tokai University
Toshijiro Ohashi , Production Engineering Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd.
pp. 54
Session A1-2: EcoDesign Case Studies (1)

Confronting Product Life Thinking with Product Life Cycle Analysis (Abstract)

Tim McAloone , Department of Mechanical Engineering Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
pp. 60

Reducing Environmental Problems Caused by Domestic Water Consumption (Abstract)

Daisuke Yamanouchi , Marketing Coordination Division, Product Planning Department
pp. 65
Session A1-3: EcoDesign Case Studies (2)

Ecodesign Demonstration Project (LIFE) -- Examples of Ecodesign in Belgian Industry (Abstract)

B. Jansen , VITO, the Flemish Institute for Technological Research
A. Vercalsteren , VITO, the Flemish Institute for Technological Research
pp. 82
Session A2-1: Modular Design

Design for Upgradable Products Considering Future Uncertainty (Abstract)

Yasushi Umeda , Tokyo Metropolitan University
Masaharu Yoshioka , Hokkaido University
Yoshimasa Umemori , Tokyo Metropolitan University
Yoshiki Shimomura , The University of Tokyo
Shinsuke Kondoh , Tokyo Metropolitan University
pp. 87

Design of Product Modularity for Life Cycle Management (Abstract)

Tomoyuki Hata , The University of Tokyo
Fumihiko Kimura , The University of Tokyo
Satoru Kato , The University of Tokyo
pp. 93
Session A2-2: Industrial Design
Session A2-3: EcoDesign Case Studies (3)

Recyclability of Flame Retardant Plastics (Abstract)

Hiroaki Yamada , Albemarle Corporation, 451 Florida Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801, U.S.A.
Raymond Dawson , Albemarle Corporation, 451 Florida Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801, U.S.A.
Marcia Hardy , Albemarle Corporation, 451 Florida Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801, U.S.A.
Susan Landry , Albemarle Corporation, 451 Florida Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801, U.S.A.
pp. 107

A Study on the Marketability of Environmentally Friendly Products Made of Long Life Materials (Abstract)

Shin?ya Nagasawa , Ritsumeikan University, College of Business Administration
Pi-Ju Tsai , Ritsumeikan University, College of Business Administration
pp. 116

A Study on the Marketability of the Next Generation Community Vehicle (NCV21) (Abstract)

Satoshi Kawae , Ritsumeikan University, College of Business Administration
Pi-Ju Tsai , Ritsumeikan University, College of Business Administration
Shin?ya Nagasawa , Ritsumeikan University, College of Business Administration
pp. 122
Session A2-4: EcoDesign Case Studies (4)
Session A3-1: Life Cycle Design
Session A3-2: EcoDesign Processes

Life Cycle Process Knowledge -- Application during Product Design (Abstract)

Ola. Bernard Faneye , Dept. of Computer Integrated Design, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Reiner Anderl , Dept. of Computer Integrated Design, TU Darmstadt, Germany
pp. 155

System-Based Product Design and System Structure Changeover under Integrated Optimality: A Case Study on Leading Design of Vehicles (Abstract)

Shinji Shiba , Department of Computer-Controlled Mechanical Systems Osaka University
Kikuo Fujita , Department of Computer-Controlled Mechanical Systems Osaka University
pp. 162
Session A3-3: EcoDesign Methods

Development of Product Green Innovation Design Method (Abstract)

Chih-Chen Liu , Department of Mechanical Engineering, Far East College, Tainan, Taiwan
Jahau Lewis Chen , Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan,
pp. 168

Selection and Implementation -- Key Activities to Successful Use of EcoDesign Tools (Abstract)

Sofia Ritzén , Department of Machine Design, Royal Institute of Technology
Mattias Lindahl , Department of Technology, University of Kalmar,
pp. 174

Ecodesign Methodology Development within the Indian European Ecodesign Program (Abstract)

J.C. Diehl , Delft University of Technology
G.V. Soumitri , Indian Institute of Technology
Ana Mestre , Industrial Designer
pp. 184
Session A3-4: Design for X (1)
Session A3-5: EcoDesign Case Studies (5)

Design and Application of Air Power Meter in Compressed Air Systems (Abstract)

Toshiharu Kagawa , Tokyo Institute of Technology, kagawa@pi.titech.ac.jp
Maolin Cai , Tokyo Institute of Technology, caiml@k-k.pi.titech.
pp. 208
Session A3-6: Integration of EcoDesign and CAD

The Development of a CAD Integrated DFE Workbench Software Tool (Abstract)

Elena Man , Tech, M.Eng, National University of Ireland, Galway, elena.man@nuigalway.ie
Thomas Roche , B.Eng, M.Eng, Ph.D. Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, tom.roche@gmit.ie
Jimmie Browne , Ph.D. D.Sc, CIMRU, National University of Ireland, Galway
pp. 223
Session A3-7: Information Sharing for EcoDesign (1)

Eco-KIT: Webbased Ecodesign Toolbox for SMEs (Abstract)

A. Vercalsteren , VITO, the Flemish Institute for Technological Research
B. Jansen , VITO, the Flemish Institute for Technological Research
pp. 234

Efficient LCI Data Exchange for Approximate LCA in Industry (Abstract)

Fumihiko Kimura , The University of Tokyo
Karl G. Mueller , The University of Tokyo
pp. 244

A Framework for Structured Data Retrieval in LCA Using Feature Technology (Abstract)

Fumihiko Kimura , The University of Tokyo
Harald E. Otto , The University of Tokyo
Karl G. Mueller , The University of Tokyo
pp. 250
Session A3-8: Information Sharing for EcoDesign (2)

The Information System: An Advisory Tool or How to Select the 'Right' Support for DFE (Abstract)

Herbert Birkhofer , Darmstadt University of Technology
Marc Ernzer , Darmstadt University of Technology
Olaf Weger , Darmstadt University of Technology
pp. 256
Session A4-1: Design for X (2)

Life Design for Remanufacturing Durable Products (Abstract)

Norio Okino , University of Shiga Prefecture
Toshimitsu Morikuni , University of Shiga Prefecture
Susumu Okumura , University of Shiga Prefecture
pp. 275

Treatment of Reliability for Reuse and Remanufacture (Abstract)

Takeshi Murayama , Hiroshima University
Lily H. Shu , University of Toronto
pp. 287

EcoDesign for Product Variety: A Multi-Objective Optimization Framework (Abstract)

Suiran Yu , The University of Tokyo, Department of Precision Machinery Engineering
Furnihiko Kimura , The University of Tokyo, Department of Precision Machinery Engineering
Satoru Kato , The University of Tokyo, Department of Precision Machinery Engineering
pp. 293
Session A4-2: Tools for DfX

Development of Recyclability Evaluation Tool (Abstract)

Hideki Kobayashi , Environmental Engineering and Analysis Center, Corporate R&D Center, Toshiba Corporation.
Kazuhito Haruki , Environmental Engineering and Analysis Center, Corporate R&D Center, Toshiba Corporation.
Naohiko Oyasato , Environmental Engineering and Analysis Center, Corporate R&D Center, Toshiba Corporation.
pp. 303

Recycling Oriented Design--A Case Study on House Appliances Using the Software ATROiD (Abstract)

Christoph Herrmann , Technical University Braunschweig, Germany
J. Jung , LG Production engineering Research Center
H. Kang , LG Production engineering Research Center
pp. 309

Recyclability Evaluation Method (REM) and Its Applications (Abstract)

Yuzo Hiroshige , Production Engineering Research Laboratory Hitachi, Ltd.
Takayuki Nishi , Production Engineering Research Laboratory Hitachi, Ltd.
Toshijiro Ohashi , Production Engineering Research Laboratory Hitachi, Ltd.
pp. 315

Approximate Life Cycle Assessment of Classified Products Using Artificial Neural Network and Statistical Analysis in Conceptual Product Design (Abstract)

Kwang-Kyu Seo , CAD/CAM Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea.
Ji-Hyung Park , CAD/CAM Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea.
David Wallace , Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA.
pp. 321
Session A4-3: LCA Case Studies

Life Cycle Assessment of Third Generation (3G) Wireless Telecommunication Systems at Ericsson (PDF)

Lisa Oliv , Ericsson Radio Systems Stockholm, Sweden
Jens Malmodin , Ericsson Radio Systems Stockholm, Sweden
Pernilla Bergmark , Ericsson Radio Systems Stockholm, Sweden
pp. 328

LCA of Machine Tools with Regard to Their Secondary Effects on Quality of Machined Parts (Abstract)

Keigo Oyamada , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Yoshio Saito , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Javad Akbari , Tokyo Institute of Technology
pp. 347
Session A4-4: Design for Disassembly

Product's Disassemblability Evaluation Using Information Entropy (Abstract)

Kazuaki Sugi , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Hideo Fujimoto , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Alauddin Ahmed , Nagoya Institute of Technology
pp. 353

Design of Heat-Activated Reversible Integral Attachments for Product-Embedded Disassembly (Abstract)

Steven J. Skerlos , University of Michigan
Kazuhiro Saitou , University of Michigan
Panos Y. Papalambros , University of Michigan
Ying Li , University of Michigan
Noboru Kikuchi , University of Michigan
pp. 360

A Design for Recycling Technique for Optimizing Resource Circulation Characteristics of Products (Abstract)

Ko-suke Hirai , Division of Environmental System in Production, Graduate Scholl of Tottori University
Yasuo Kondo , Division of Environmental System in Production, Graduate Scholl of Tottori University
Fumio Obata , Division of Environmental System in Production, Graduate Scholl of Tottori University
pp. 366

Design for Re-Use and Disassembly (Abstract)

M. Hoffmann , Austrian Society for Systems Engineering and Automation
B. Kopacek , Austrian Society for Systems Engineering and Automation
R. Knoth , Austrian Society for Systems Engineering and Automation
P. Kopacek , Austrian Society for Systems Engineering and Automation
pp. 378
Session B1-1: Eco-Materials (1)

Method for Interconnected Development and Selection of Materials, Exemplified on the Basis of Biodegradable Plastics Made Up of Renewable Resources (Abstract)

Gerd Wagenhaus , Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany
Hermann Kuhnle , Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany
pp. 392
Session B1-2: Eco-Materials (2)

Hydrothermal Solidification of Inorganic Waste Materials (Abstract)

Hideki Ishida , Headquarters for Technology, INAX Corporation
Hiroto Shin , Headquarters for Technology, INAX Corporation
Mikihiro Oida , Aichi Science and Technology Foundation
Hiroaki Kuno , Headquarters for Technology, INAX Corporation
Hiroki Maenami , Basic Research Center, INAX Corporation
pp. 418
Session B3-1: Long Fatigue Life (Giga-cycle) of Materials (1)
Session B3-2: Long Fatigue Life (Giga-cycle) of Materials (2)
Session B4-1: Maintenance

A Framework for Web-Enabled E-Maintenance Systems (Abstract)

Jay Lee , University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
pp. 450

Decision-Making Method of Optimum Inspection Interval for Plant Maintenance by Genetic Algorithms (Abstract)

Masanori Yamamoto , Faculty of Computer Science and System Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology
Riadih Zaier , Faculty of Computer Science and System Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology
Toshia Toyota , Faculty of Computer Science and System Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology
Peng Chen , Faculty of Computer Science and System Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology
pp. 466
Session B4-2: Cleaner Processes and Energy-Saving Processes

100% Ozone-Treatment System for Bath and Swimming Pool Water - CERAZONE (Abstract)

Masaki Matsui , Gifu University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemistry,
Rreiji Terao , TERAO CO., LTD, 1-7-18 Minami-harimaya, Kochi 780-0833, Japan
Kazunori Mori , TERAO CO., LTD, 1-7-18 Minami-harimaya, Kochi 780-0833, Japan
pp. 477
Session C1-1: Reuse and Recycling -- Strategies and Technologies (1)

Experiences with the Take-Back of White and Brown Goods in the Netherlands (Abstract)

Ab Stevels , Design for Sustainability Lab, Faculty OCP, Delft University of Technology,
pp. 489

Recycling Model in Developing Countries: An Illustration for Malaysia (Abstract)

Muhamad Awang , Universiti Putra Malaysia
Mohd Nasir Hassan , Universiti Putra Malaysia
Mizanur Rahman , Universiti Putra Malaysia
Then Chong , Universiti Putra Malaysia
pp. 494
Session C1-2: Reuse and Recycling -- Strategies and Technologies (2)

Ricoh's Global Deployment of Recycling (Abstract)

MASAKATSU Nakagawa , Imaging System Business Group; Recycle Business Division, Ricoh Co., Ltd.
pp. 499

FXOS Recycled Pulp Promotion Program (Abstract)

Mitsuo Ishida , Fuji Xerox Office Supply Co., Ltd. E-mail:mitsuo.ishida@cu.fxos.co.jp
pp. 503

Recycling-Oriented Production and Assessment of Fuji Film One Time Use Camera "Quick Snap" (Abstract)

Shuichi Ichino , Nakamuna 210, Minami-ashigara -ashi, Kanagawa-ken, Japan
pp. 507
Session C2-1: Inverse Process System Design (1)

Configuration of Recycling Networks for Enhanced WEEE Recycling (Abstract)

Christoph Herrmann , Technical University Braunschweig
Jurgen Hesselbach , Technical University Braunschweig
Martin Ohlendorf , Technical University Braunschweig
pp. 516
Session C2-2: Inverse Process System Design (2)
Session C3-1: Reuse and Recycling -- Strategies and Technologies (3)

An Economical and Technical Analysis of a Household Appliance Remanufacturing Process (Abstract)

Erik Sundin , Link?pings Universitet, S-581 83 Link?ping, Sweden.
pp. 536

LCI Analysis for Treatment Processes of Disposed Office Appliances (Abstract)

Yasushi Umeda , Graduate School of Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Misao Murakami , Graduate School of Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Masao Yukumoto , Graduate School of Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University
pp. 542
Session C3-2: Reuse and Recycling -- Strategies and Technologies (4)
Session C3-3: Reuse and Recycling -- Strategies and Technologies (5)
Session D3-1: Environmental Conscious Market and Corporate Strategies

Consideration of the Definition of Zero State on a Scale of Positive & Negative Evaluation (Abstract)

Koji Masuda , Environment and Chemical Safety Group, Quality Assurance, Supply Business Company,
pp. 601
Session D3-2: Servicification for Dematerialization
Session E3-1:Environmental Education
Session E3-2: Environmental Accounting

Environmental Accounting at Ricoh (Abstract)

Hiromitsu Hatano , Corporate Environment Division, Ricoh Co., Ltd.
Hiroshi Uramoto , Corporate Environment Division, Ricoh Co., Ltd.
pp. 654

Environmental Accounting in Product Design (Abstract)

Hidemi Tomita , Corporate Environmental Affairs, Sony Corporation
pp. 658
Session E4-1: Social System Design (1)

From a Factory to a Person: One Approach for Sustainable and Service-Oriented Manufacturing Scheme (Abstract)

Kazuaki Iwata , Institute of International Advanced Studies(IIAS)
Nydia Suppen , Osaka University
Mashiko Onosato , Osaka University
Koji Teramoto , Osaka University
pp. 666
Session E4-2: Social System Design (2)

Integrated Product Policy (IPP), Eco-Design and Supply Chains (Keynote) (Abstract)

Martin Charter , Institute of Art and Design, University College, UK.
pp. 672
Session E4-3: Labelling and Logistics
SessionF1: Supply Chain Management

Approach of Substance Flow Oriented Closed Loop Supply Chain Management in the Electrical and Electronic Equipment Industry (Abstract)

Martin Ohlendorf , Technical University Braunschweig
Rene Graf , Technical University Braunschweig
Christooph Herrmann , Technical University Braunschweig
Jurgen Hesselbach , Technical University Braunschweig
pp. 725
Session F2: Management System (1)

Ricoh's Environmental Impact Information System Achieves Eco-Balance (Abstract)

Yuji Noritake , Corporate Environment Division, Ricoh, Co., Ltd.
Kyoko Ohno , Corporate Environment Division, Ricoh, Co., Ltd.
pp. 735

Becoming a Zero Waste to Landfill Facility in the USA (Abstract)

Frantz Pierre , Ricoh Electronics, Inc., Georgia Plant, frantz_j._pierre@rei.ricoh.com
pp. 760

Cost Benefit Analysis for Implementation of Environmental Management Systems (Abstract)

M.N. Hassan , Universiti Putra Malaysia
Gunalan Paramasevam , Universiti Putra Malaysia
Noor Mohamed , Universiti Putra Malaysia
pp. 766
Session F3-1: LCA (1)

Eco-Balance in Business Activities (Abstract)

HIROYUKI Abe , Corporate Environment Division, Ricoh Co., Ltd.
pp. 781

Environmental Impact Assessment for Various Information Technology Systems and Classification by Their Environmental Aspects (Abstract)

Jun Fujimoto , Environment Technology Laboratories., NEC Corporation
Hiroo Harada , Environment Technology Laboratories., NEC Corporation
Shigeyuki Miyamoto , Environment Technology Laboratories., NEC Corporation
pp. 785

A Study on Comparison of Life Cycle Energy Consumption and CO2 Emission in Grains Production--Transportation in Japan and Heilongjiang Province of China (Abstract)

Jie Chen , United Graduate School of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Hisashi Kobayashi , United Graduate School of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
pp. 791
Session F3-2: LCA (2)
Session ST1-2: Factor 10

Reduction and Elimination of Watch Batteries (Abstract)

Yasuhito Hirashima , Seiko Epson Corporation
pp. 832
Session ST2-4-1: Promotion of DFE (1)
Session ST2-4-2: Promotion of DFE (2)
Session ST4-1-1: Industrial Ecology and EcoDesign (1) (Invited Lectures)

Industrial Ecology: An Important Work-in-Progress (Abstract)

John Ehrenfeld , International Society for Industrial Ecology
pp. 870

Material Flow Accounting as a Tool for Industrial Ecology (Abstract)

Yuichi Moriguchi , Social and Environmental Systems Division, National Institute for Environmental Studies,
pp. 880
Session ST4-1-2: Industrial Ecology and EcoDesign (2) (Invited Lectures)

Industrial Ecology in Off-Site Building Component Industry: Case Study on Bathroom Units Sectors (Abstract)

Tomonari Yashiro , Institute of Industrial Science, Univ. of Tokyo
Shih-Hung Yang , Institute of Industrial Science, Univ. of Tokyo
Kenji Nishimoto , Institute of Industrial Science, Univ. of Tokyo
pp. 886
Session ST4-2-1: Industrial Ecology and EcoDesign (3) (Invited Lectures)

Journey to a Sustainable World (Abstract)

Robert C. Pfahl , Motorola Advanced Technology Center
pp. 895

Global Responsibility: Sustainable Development in Information and Communication Technology (Abstract)

Herbert Reichl , Technical University Berlin
Lutz Stobbe , Technical University Berlin
Jutta Mueller , Technical University Berlin
Hansjoerg Griese , Technical University Berlin
pp. 900
Session ST4-2-2: Industrial Ecology and EcoDesign (4) (Invited Lectures)
Session ST5-4: Recycling of Individual Products (Current and Future)
Session ST6-3: Research Trends in Lead-free Soldering
Session ST8-4-1: EcoDesign and Chemical Engineering (1)
Session ST8-4-2: EcoDesign and Chemical Engineering (2)

Plastic Recycling with Supercritical Fluids (Abstract)

Takeshi Sako , Department of Materials Science, Faculty of Engineering, Shizuoka University
Idzumi Okajima , Graduate School of Science and Technology, Shizuoka University
pp. 986
Session ST8-4-3: EcoDesign and Chemical Engineering (3)

Double Coated Adhesive Tape for Recycle Application (Abstract)

Koichi Ikeda , Development Dept. Double Coated Products Div.,Nitto Denko Co.,18 Hirayama Nakahara Toyohashi
Kazuhiko Shibata , Development Dept. Double Coated Products Div.,Nitto Denko Co.,18 Hirayama Nakahara Toyohashi
pp. 1007
Session ST9-4-1: Advanced Technology for Electronics Packaging: JIEP Session (1)
Session ST9-4-2: Advanced Technology for Electronics Packaging: JIEP Session (2)
Session ST10-3: Low-Temperature Lead-Free Solder
Session ST11-3: IMS Project on Lead-Free soldering EFSOT
Poster Session

First Contract under Green Power Certification System (Abstract)

Takeshi Syouda , Japan Natural Energy Company Ltd.
pp. 1128

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