Materials Selection Introduction

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Materials Selection: Introduction
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What I now know. .. What is Engineering Design P ro j e c t P ro j e c t M a n a g e m e n t D e f i n i n g t h e P ro b l e m G a t h e r i n g I n f o r m a t i o n Conceptualization Concept Evaluation
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Materials Selection • Role of Materials Selection – There are more than 50,000 materials available to an engineer – Need a rational procedure to select materials • Role of Materials Selection in DESIGN – When designing a new material, you need a place to start – Identifying & Quantifying the properties that are needed will direct you to a particular class of materials Metals Ceramics Polymers Electronic Materials Hybrids Materials Classes
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MECH4301 2008 Lecture 1 The Basics /22 The World of Engineering Materials Composites Sandwiches Hybrids Lattices Segmented PE, PP, PC PS, PET, PVC
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Unformatted text preview: PA (Nylon) Polymers Polyester Phenolic Epoxy Soda glass Borosilicate Glasses Silica glass Glass ceramic Isoprene Butyl rubber Elastomers Natural rubber Silicones EVA Alumina Si-carbide Ceramics Si-nitride Ziconia Steels Cast irons Al-alloys Metals, alloys Cu-alloys Ni-alloys Ti-alloys Materials Selection Chart (Ashby Chart) 100 1 10 100 10 1 0.1 1000 Density (Mg/m 3 ) Young’s Modulus (GPa) 0.01 Metals Ceramics Composites Woods Polymers Elastomers Foams 0.1 Relationships, perspective and comparisons Material bar-charts Material property charts Data sheets do not allow comparison, perspective. For these we need Metals Polymers Ceramics Hybrids PEEK PP PTFE WC Alumina Glass CFRP GFRP Fibreboard Young’s modulus, GPa Steel Copper Lead Zinc Aluminum 10 3 10-3 10-2 10-1 10 2 10 1 Log scale Many decades...
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2010 for the course MSE 4714 taught by Professor Manuel during the Spring '10 term at University of Florida.

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