MSE 489 - Matl Select for Sustainability

Description
Quantitative methods to optimize the selection of materials including traditional (minimize mass or volume, maximize performance) and sustainability (minimize energy consumption and CO2 emission during synthesis, maximize recyclability) goals. Tradeoff methods to optimize both via engineering design and materials selection for product lifetime, economic outlay and return, time dynamics and materials consumption, recycling, and disposal. Application of commercial software to optimize selections. For engineering and science majors only. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018, Fall 2016
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
24
Avg. Sections
2