vie en œuvre

14:52 Oct 2, 2018
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Manufacturing / vie en œuvre
French term or phrase: vie en œuvre

Je ne comprends pas ce que "vie en œuvre" signifie, ça n'a pas de sens pour moi et je n'ai aucune idée de sa traduction.

La réalisation d’essais pour informer sur les émissions de substances dans l’air, l’eau et le sol par les produits de construction, en particulier, durant l’étape de vie en œuvre.

Merci de m'éclairer.
Séverine torralba
Local time: 11:34

Summary of answers provided
4life cycle
B D Finch

Discussion entries: 6



6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
life cycle

"the Plastics Division of American Chemistry Council (ACC) life cycle inventory project will yield an important component to help examine the full life cycle (i.e. fabrication, use phase, and end-of-life data) for the majority of plastics products."
"Life Cycle Assessment is not about how well one performs on an exercise bicycle but instead endeavors to characterize the environmental impacts of a product or service throughout its life cycle starting with obtaining raw materials and ending with disposal. Originally concerned with energy analysis, over the last three decades Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) has evolved into a distinct field incorporating comprehensive scientific-based inventory and evaluation techniques that holistically measures the environmental impacts of producing a product or service within the following sequential stages: "

Note added at 20 hrs (2018-10-03 11:26:54 GMT)

Note that it's not "operating life cycle" as suggested in the Discussion, because it covers periods that are not operational, such as manufacture, sitting around waiting to be used and disposal/recycling.

B D Finch
Local time: 11:34
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 55
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Asker: Noted, thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  GILOU: traduction de cycle de vie
10 hrs
  -> That's simplistic word-for-word translation. As I've demonstrated in the examples I posted above, one only needs to look at how the two expressions are used to see that usage is identical.

agree  philgoddard
13 hrs
  -> Thanks Phil
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