IAP 2001 Subjects

Materials Science and Eng

Special Problems in Materials Science and Engineering
Materials and Process Selection
Lorna J. Gibson
Tue-Thu, Jan 23-25, 30-1, 10am-02:00pm, 9-151, Syllabus has class schedule

Pre-register on WebSIS and attend first class.
Limited to 24 participants.
Listeners allowed, space permitting
Prereq: Permission of instructor (Mechanical behavior of mat'ls background:2.001,2.002,3.11)
Level: U 3 units Standard A - F Grading   

For undergraduates desiring to carry on projects of their own choosing, which may be experimental, theoretical, or of a design nature. Also for undergraduate studies arranged by students or staff, which may consist of seminars, assigned reading, or laboratory projects. See UROP Coordinator for registration procedures.
This IAP 2001 subject in MATERIALS AND PROCESS SELECTION aims to train students to take a systematic approach to a design-led selection of materials and processes, and to develop a working knowledge of the "Cambridge Engineering Selector" software and apply the techniques via case studies. Exercises will include "Teach Yourself" tutorial on CES; standard exercises in CES (examples paper), and two problem sets.
Reference: Ashby, MF (1999) "Materials Selection in Mechanical Design," 2nd Edition, Butterworth-Heinemann.
Preference will be given to seniors in MechE, MSE, and Aero&Astro
PLEASE NOTE: The class schedule will vary - please see the syllabus for a complete schedule.
Contact: Lorna J. Gibson, 8-135, x3-7107,

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