ME4254



Materials In Engineering Design

This module highlights various engineering properties of the materials that are of paramount importance to a design engineer along with various design philosophies that are commonly practised. It develops the analytical ability of students in choosing the most appropriate material from a design engineer's perspective. The topics are covered: Introduction of engineering materials; Materials selection for weight-critical applications; Materials for stiffness based designs; Materials for strength-based designs; Materials for damage tolerant designs; Materials and fatigue-based designs; Materials and design against corrosion; Materials for wear critical applications; Materials for biomedical applications; and Materials Selection for special applications.

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