Evaluation of Eco Design Alternatives by Integrating AHP and TOPSIS Methodology under a Fuzzy Environment

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-52
Journal / PublicationInternational Journal of Management Science and Engineering Management
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012


This paper discusses the integration of a fuzzy approach with the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology to evaluate design alternatives’ environmental performance during the new product development (NPD) process. A fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process (fuzzy AHP) is used with a fuzzy extension of the Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution (fuzzy TOPSIS) to prioritize design options. A case study is described to illustrate the use of the proposed method.

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  • Fuzzy AHP, Fuzzy TOPSIS, Life cycle assessment

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