The online course includes practical exercises.
Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a technique to compile and evaluate the inputs, outputs and the potential environmental impacts of a product system throughout its life cycle, from raw material extraction, manufacture, distribution, use and final disposal. In this online course you will learn the basics of the life-cycle assessment (LCA) and the tool SimaPro.
Professor: Jenny Lorena Victoria Escobar
Date&Time: October 19, 2020 until December 7, 2020
Duration: 60 hours. 2 months.
Module 1. Key Concepts of an LCA
Life Cycle Thinking
Life Cycle Assessment
Module 2. Application of LCA
Types of LCA
LCA and Circular Economy
Examples of the applications of LCA
Module 3. LCA Standards
ISO 14040 and ISO 14044
Footprint: Carbon, Water and Environmental
Module 4. LCA Methodology (Part I)
Introduction to SimaPro
LCA with SimaPro
Phases on an LCA
Phase 1. LCA goal and scope
Phase 2. LCA inventory analysis
Module 5. LCA Methodology (Part II)
Phase 3. LCA impact assessment methods Phase 4. LCA interpretation
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