MSE-341 / 2 credits

Teacher: Abitbol Tiffany

Language: English


Summary

The aim of the course is to provide an overview of sustainability issues as they relate to materials science.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

No specific prerequisites required

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Define the concepts and terminology that underpin material circularity and sustainability
  • Describe the main challenges around sustainable materials development
  • Examine case studies considering different materials classes
  • Assess / Evaluate potential solutions to improve the sustainability profiles of different materials
  • Describe the main environmental impacts of different materials classes and key products
  • Formulate strategies to improve material circularity
  • Design sustainability into materials, process development, and products

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum No

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Moodle Link

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Sustainability and materials
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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