8. Case Studies in Materials Selection

  1. Brian S. Mitchell

Published Online: 21 JAN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0471473359.ch8

An Introduction to Materials Engineering and Science: For Chemical and Materials Engineers

An Introduction to Materials Engineering and Science: For Chemical and Materials Engineers

How to Cite

Mitchell, B. S. (2003) Case Studies in Materials Selection, in An Introduction to Materials Engineering and Science: For Chemical and Materials Engineers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471473359.ch8

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemical Engineering, Tulane University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2004
  2. Published Print: 21 NOV 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471436232

Online ISBN: 9780471473350

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Keywords:

  • case studies;
  • materials selection;
  • materials design process;
  • iterative design process;
  • concurrent engineering;
  • compressed air tank;
  • ceramic piping;
  • coal slurry;
  • coal liquefaction plant;
  • diffusion barrier;
  • automotive drive shaft;
  • tooth coatings

Summary

Case studies illustrate how to solve real, materials-related problems. Description of some basic design principles, followed by specific case studies. Topics include:

  • five basic steps in an iterative design process

  • iterative and concurrent design processes

  • materials selection and the mechanical design process