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Materials Selection for Mechanical Design

With over 200,000 engineering materials now available, there are a lot to choose from. Teaching undergraduate students how to select the best materials is a challenge. Mike Ashby’s textbook “Materials Selection in Mechanical Design” introduces a powerful methodology for systematic material selection. Now in its fifth edition, the textbook has been adopted worldwide. Teaching students to apply this methodology is much easier when you have comprehensive materials data and suitable software tools.

Join Susannah Cooke and Luca Masi to learn how Ansys GRANTA EduPack helps academics engage students, deepen their understanding of materials selection with real-world projects and prepares them for careers in industry.

Ansys GRANTA EduPack is the world’s leading resource for materials teaching in engineering and design courses. It provides a comprehensive database of materials and process information, powerful software tools, lectures, projects, exercises, and supports a wide range of leading textbooks.

Topics Include

  • Demonstration of materials selection for a simple mechanical design project
  • The introduction of performance indices to students
  • Accompanying teaching resources, including case studies, to support implementation in your teaching
  • Discussion of extensions to materials selection projects, e.g., involving early-stage design using simulation tools

Who should attend?

Academics involved in teaching materials selection for mechanical design applications.




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