Materials Selection and Optimization, 6 credits

Hållbara materialval, 6 hp

TMKM16

Main field of study

Energy and Environmental Engineering Product Development Mechanical Engineering

Course level

Second cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Mattias Calmunger

Director of studies or equivalent

Mikael Segersäll

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 36 h
Recommended self-study hours: 124 h

Available for exchange students

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

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 examination3 creditsU, 3, 4, 5
LAB1Laboratory work1 creditsU, G
UPG1Project assignment2 creditsU, G

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

Course website and other links

http://www.iei.liu.se/kmt/education/undergraduatecourses-tmkm02

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 36 h
Recommended self-study hours: 124 h

Course literature

Additional literature

Books

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

Regulations (apply to LiU in its entirety)

The university is a government agency whose operations are regulated by legislation and ordinances, which include the Higher Education Act and the Higher Education Ordinance. In addition to legislation and ordinances, operations are subject to several policy documents. The Linköping University rule book collects currently valid decisions of a regulatory nature taken by the university board, the vice-chancellor and faculty/department boards.

LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

Additional literature

Books

Michael F Ashby, Materials selection in mechanical design

Note: The course matrix is not fully translated to English.

I U A Modules Comment
1. ÄMNESKUNSKAPER
1.1 Kunskaper i grundläggande matematiska och naturvetenskapliga ämnen
X
X
X
TEN1
1.2 Kunskaper i grundläggande (motsvarande G1X) teknikvetenskapliga ämnen
X
X
X
LAB1
1.3 Fördjupade kunskaper (motsvarande G2X), metoder och verktyg inom något/några teknik- och naturvetenskapliga ämnen
X
X
X
TEN1
1.4 Väsentligt fördjupade kunskaper (motsvarande A1X), metoder och verktyg inom något/några teknik- och naturvetenskapliga ämnen
1.5 Insikt i aktuellt forsknings- och utvecklingsarbete
2. INDIVIDUELLA OCH YRKESMÄSSIGA FÄRDIGHETER OCH FÖRHÅLLNINGSSÄTT
2.1 Analytiskt tänkande och problemlösning
X
X
X
TEN1
2.2 Experimenterande och undersökande arbetssätt samt kunskapsbildning
X
X
X
TEN1
2.3 Systemtänkande
X
2.4 Förhållningssätt, tänkande och lärande
X
X
X
UPG1
2.5 Etik, likabehandling och ansvarstagande
X
X
X
UPG1
3. FÖRMÅGA ATT ARBETA I GRUPP OCH ATT KOMMUNICERA
3.1 Arbete i grupp
X
X
X
UPG1
3.2 Kommunikation
X
X
X
UPG1
3.3 Kommunikation på främmande språk
X
X
X
UPG1
4. PLANERING, UTVECKLING, REALISERING OCH DRIFT AV TEKNISKA PRODUKTER OCH SYSTEM MED HÄNSYN TILL AFFÄRSMÄSSIGA OCH SAMHÄLLELIGA BEHOV OCH KRAV
4.1 Samhälleliga villkor, inklusive ekonomiskt, socialt och ekologiskt hållbar utveckling för kunskapsutveckling
X
X
X
TEN1
4.2 Företags- och affärsmässiga villkor
4.3 Att identifiera behov samt strukturera och planera utveckling av produkter och system
4.4 Att konstruera produkter och system
4.5 Att realisera produkter och system
4.6 Att ta i drift och använda produkter och system
5. PLANERING, GENOMFÖRANDE OCH PRESENTATION AV FORSKNINGS- ELLER UTVECKLINGSPROJEKT MED HÄNSYN TILL VETENSKAPLIGA OCH SAMHÄLLELIGA BEHOV OCH KRAV
5.1 Samhälleliga villkor, inklusive ekonomiskt, socialt och ekologiskt hållbar utveckling
5.2 Ekonomiska villkor för kunskapsutveckling
5.3 Att identifiera behov samt strukturera och planera forsknings- eller utvecklingsprojekt
X
X
X
UPG1
5.4 Att genomföra forsknings- eller utvecklingsprojekt
X
X
X
UPG1
5.5 Att redovisa och utvärdera forsknings- eller utvecklingsprojekt
X
X
X
UPG1

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