Unit process

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A ''Unit Process'' is one ore more grouped operation in a manufacturing system that can be defined and separated from others.

In LCA and ISO 14040[1] a unit process is defined as "smallest element considered in the life cycle inventory analysis for which input and output data are quantified".

References[edit]

  1. ^ ISO 14040:2006, https://www.iso.org/obp/ui/#iso:std:iso:14040:ed-2:v1:en:term:3.34
  • unit processes may contain several unit operations.