Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Materials selection

MSE-474

Lecturer(s) :

Michler Johann
Siegmann Stephan
Vaucher Sébastien

Language:

English

Remarque

4h lecture every two weeks, from the first week.

Summary

Propose suitable materials, design, and production routes depending on different performance criteria using a computer based software approach. The course is based on Prof. Mike Ashby's well known "Ashby plots" comparing different material properties (mechanical, thermal, chemical, etc.).

Content

Keywords

Materials evaluation,

production processes evaluation,

economical and ecological considerations

case studies

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Basics in materials &

mechanical engineering

Recommended courses

Engineering Design

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

50% ex-cathedra, 50% cases studies, team work, exercises and discussion

Expected student activities

Attendance at lectures and solving of case studies

Assessment methods

Written exam

Resources

Bibliography

e.g. "Materials Selection in Mechanical Design" by Michael F. Ashby, Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, 3rd edition, ISBN 0 7506 6168 2 (624pages)

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

PDFs of the manuscript/slides will be distributed.

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
Under construction
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German