Basics of Material selection for mechanical design engineers
What you'll learn
- Basics of Material properties in mechanical design
- What is Ductility, hardness, toughness, strength , fatigue etc
- What is the generic material selection process
- Importance of Material selection
- Material indices to guide material selection
- How to derive material index for simple mechanical loading applications
- Basic understanding of mechanics of materials (not mandatory)
- Awareness of mechanical design process and generic mechanical engineering
Materials are an integral part of mechanical design and engineering.
Understanding of properties , how they matter for product performance are a key knowledge set for any engineer designing products big or small .
This course attempts to provide insights into the following topics
Role of material selection in Design process
The importance of materials
Types of materials
The Mechanical properties
Ductility and brittleness
Resilience and Toughness
Internal damping - loss coefficient
Thermal properties - Conductivity, Thermal expansion and heat capacity
Introduction to peculiar nature of various base materials and composites
Material selection process
Derivation of indices for various loading application
Applying indices on the Ashby charts for material selection
The course is intended to be a starting point for deep study into material selection .
Materials is of course a very vast subject . This course can be a good reference to get a taste for the field of material selection.
If you are a design engineer and looking to refresh and maybe pickup on new concepts regarding materials this course will be for you .
If you are a student who is looking to start their learning journey in area of materials of mechanical design for product development then this should be a good starting point.
Course is designed to be precise and to the point and focuses on concepts and not only the facts .
Who this course is for:
- Working design engineers and professionals looking to enhance their skill and knowledge sets
- Engineering graduates and students looking to learn the basics of materials
- Anyone interested in learning the subject of materials in mechanical design
Mufaddal Rasheed is a mechanical design engineer and an inventor experienced in a role in Automotive R&D designing complete Chassis systems from Concept to production for SUV projects in Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd for 7 years . Part of a team which delivered a innovative modular chassis platform for 5 vehicles.
With knowledge of the complete product development process and the details of engineering systems, he brings to the table a combination of analytical and creative skills.
Currently working on multiple projects of his own towards becoming a serial inventor and educator in the area of Design engineering.
He is passionate about mechanical design and innovation and writes regularly on Quora with a Top writer badge.
Core belief is that engineering is a lifelong learning process and for a designer it is "the more you know the better you design".
Building a comprehensive knowledge system for mechanical design engineers and aspirants which would prepare an individual for engineering innovation at Mechademic
The Courses are focused on Practical aspects of Automotive and General Mechanical design engineering Targeted purely towards product development grounded in theory.
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