Sustainable Development by Green Engineering Materials

Document Type : Review Article


1 Energy and Materials Science Program, South Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Advanced Materials Engineering Research Center, Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch, Karaj, Iran


As concerns about population growth, global warming, resource scarcity, globalization, and environmental degradation have increased, it has become apparent that engineering materials design must be engaged more effectively to advance the goal of sustainability. This will require a new develop materials that incorporates sustainability factors as explicit performance criteria. Sustainable development is integrity of multi discipline concept combining, environment, and ecological, social and economic aspects to construct a livable human living system. The sustainable development can be support through the development of green engineering materials. Green engineering materials offers a unique characteristic and properties including abundant in nature, less toxic, economically affordable and versatility in term of physical and chemical properties. Green engineering materials as metallic materials. Polymer materials, concert materials and etc, can be applied for a  numerous field in science and technology applications including for energy, building, automotive, aircraft, urbanism, maritime industries, construction and infrastructures.


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