33-ME4211 - 1 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products 1 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products Material Selection Methods 1) Cost vs property analysis 2) Pughs Decision Matrix Method 3) Weight factor method 4) Expert system for material selection 5) Performance index method 2 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products 2 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products Material Selection Methods: Cost vs Property Analysis Cost is a crucial factor in a material selection process, as low cost is often a requirement . The method compares the material cost for equivalent material property requirements The method determines the weight required by different materials to meet the desired property Note that mass is proportional to cost and environmental impact Since cost is very important in any green design, it is most appropriate to consider total life-cycle cost as the basis for material selection . Life-cycle cost includes not only raw material and manufacturing costs, but also the cost for serviceability, maintainability, and recycling. 3 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green Products...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course ME ME4211 taught by Professor Dr.a.vyas during the Winter '11 term at NYU Poly.

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33-ME4211 - 1 UPK / MECH ME4211 Development of Green...

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