Materials Selection and Optimization, 6 credits (TMKM16)

Hållbara materialval, 6 hp

Main field of study

Energy and Environmental Engineering Product Development Mechanical Engineering

Level

Second cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Mattias Calmunger

Director of studies or equivalent

Mikael Segersäll

Available for exchange students

Yes
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6IMAS Mechanical Engineering, B Sc in Engineering 5 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CDPU Design and Product Development 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CEMM Energy-Environment-Management 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CEMM Energy-Environment-Management (Sustainable Business Development) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CEMM Energy-Environment-Management (Technology for Sustainable Development) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping o
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - French 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - French (Specialization Mechanical Engineering) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - French (Master Profile Wood Technology) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Japanese 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Japanese (Specialization Mechanical Engineering) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Japanese (Master Profile Wood Technology) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Spanish 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Spanish (Specialization Mechanical Engineering) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Spanish (Master Profile Wood Technology) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - German 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - German (Specialization Mechanical Engineering) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - German (Master Profile Wood Technology) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Chinese 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Chinese (Specialization Mechanical Engineering) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering - Chinese (Master Profile Wood Technology) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIII Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIII Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering (Specialization Mechanical Engineering) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v
6CIII Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering (Master Profile Wood Technology) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 4 Swedish/English Linköping v

Main field of study

Energy and Environmental Engineering, Product Development, Mechanical Engineering

Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level

A1X

Course offered for

  • Mechanical Engineering, B Sc in Engineering
  • Design and Product Development
  • Energy-Environment-Management
  • Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

Engineering Materials, Solid Mechanics

Intended learning outcomes

To familiarise the student with knowledge and procedures for optimisation of materials for engineering applications. After completed course the student should:

  • Understand the interaction between; design, process and material
  • Be able to use materials selction as a tool in the design process.
  • Be able to perform materials selection according to the models presented in the course, with or without taking shape into consoderation.
  • Be able to use computerized methods to carry out material optimization.

Course content

Application of material properties in engineering design; Basic theories regarding materials selection and optimisation; material design; Competition between different classes of materials; Systematic materials selection; Criteria for the use of advanced materials; Project work with the help of material database.

Teaching and working methods

Lectures, tutorials and project work

Examination

TEN1Written examinationU, 3, 4, 53 credits
LAB1Laboratory workU, G1 credits
UPG1Project assignmentU, G2 credits

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Course literature

Materials and the Environment: Eco-informed Material Choice - 2nd ed. av Michael F. Ashby, ISBN 978-0-12-385971-6, Elsevier.

Other information

Supplementary courses: Deformation and fracture, New materials, Light materials

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Director of Studies or equivalent

Mikael Segersäll

Examiner

Mattias Calmunger

Education components

Preliminär schemalagd tid: 36 h
Rekommenderad självstudietid: 124 h

Course literature

Kompletterande litteratur

Böcker
Michael F Ashby, Materials selection in mechanical design

Additional literature

Books

Michael F Ashby, Materials selection in mechanical design
TEN1 Written examination U, 3, 4, 5 3 credits
LAB1 Laboratory work U, G 1 credits
UPG1 Project assignment U, G 2 credits

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