Metals are present everywhere around us and are one of the major materials upon which our economies are built. Economic development is deeply coupled with the use of metals. During the 20th century, the variety of metal applications in society grew rapidly. In addition to mass applications such as steel in buildings and aluminium in planes, more and more different metals are in use for innovative technologies such as the use of the speciality metal indium in LCD screens.
A Circular Economy of Metals: Towards a Sustainable Societal MetabolismUniversiteit Leiden
About this Course
What you will learn
learn about the challenges related to metals production and usage
learn about the potential solutions that exist to act on these challenges
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Metals in Society
Dynamics of Metal Systems
Solutions to the Metals Challenge
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TOP REVIEWS FROM A CIRCULAR ECONOMY OF METALS: TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETAL METABOLISM
Comprehensive course covering a lot of topics related to circular economies and specifics related to metals and mining.
Loved the Dutch approach to design and sustainability!
Hard work and some tough reading material, not an easy option to pass, but a good introduction to metals sustainability and recycling.
Great content, great professor. Worth the effort. Looking forward to learning more and be more engaged about the metals challenge and the circular economy
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