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Recommended Edition: Teaching Materials for Chemical Engineering

Standard Edition

Supporting most materials-related courses, from introductory level courses, machine design, strength of materials, through to advanced design project work. Its three levels grow in depth (number of properties covered) and breadth (number of materials). At each level, additional data enables progression with the student, from an initial subset of the most common 69 materials through to a comprehensive set of mechanical, thermal, optical, electrical, magnetic and environmental properties for over 3,900 engineering materials.

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Covering polymer processing or manufacturing economics?

Polymer Edition

Supporting the investigation of polymers, how their properties can be manipulated by adding copolymers and fillings, or making a foam, how they can be processed, and the impact, durability and transparency properties that make them so popular for packaging. The Polymer Edition starts off with the basics and contains all classes of materials. The three levels of the Materials & Processes database grow in depth (number of properties covered) and breadth (number of materials). At each level, additional data enables progression with the student, from an initial subset of the most common 69 materials through to a comprehensive set of mechanical, thermal, optical, electrical, magnetic and environmental properties for over 3,900 engineering materials.

Linked to this database are two industry standard polymer databases, CAMPUS Plastics and Prospector Plastics, with up to 88,000 materials datasheets from polymer suppliers. The Eco Audit Tool enables study of environmental impact through the product lifecycle. The Synthesizer Tool helps model the properties of hybrid materials (useful for lightweighting) and allows you to explore the economics of design using the Part Cost Estimator. You can also add your own models for calculating material properties based on the data stored in the database.

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Covering Environmental/Green Design or Sustainable Development?

Sustainable Development Edition

Enhances the standard CES EduPack Materials & Processes database with data to analyze social and environmental impact. The standard data provides engineering data for three levels of study, from an initial subset of the most common 69 materials, to comprehensive coverage of over 3,900 materials. This Edition adds data on durability, carbon footprint, criticality and country of origin. It includes demographic, economic, environmental, and social data for 210 Nations of the world, and summaries of regulations and legislation that impact materials. Lastly, data on low carbon power systems and energy storage also support case studies.

A 5-step method for assessing sustainability within project-based learning or a workshop has been developed. Templates and case studies help educators run these workshops. The Enhanced Eco Audit Tool enables in-depth study of environmental impact and cost through the product lifecycle. The Synthesizer Tool helps model the properties of hybrid materials (useful for lightweighting) and allows you to explore the economics of design using the Part Cost Estimator.

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