Recorded event:
Case studies on Advanced Materials Selection for Mechanical Design

with Mike Ashby and Hannah Melia

Learn from Prof Mike Ashby, author of the book "Materials Selection for Mechanical Design", how to explore sophisticated materials selection through advanced case studies.

Watch this web seminar to:
  • See advanced selection case studies that require multiple lines on a chart, trade-off curves and coupling lines.
  • Get tips on how to clearly explain this topic to students and allow them to achieve a better understanding of design decisions.
  • Learn more about how to use the new tools and teaching resources in CES EduPack 2016 for advanced material selection.

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About CES EduPack

CES EduPack is the world-leading teaching resource for materials in engineering, science, processing, and design. It provides a comprehensive database of materials and process information, powerful materials software tools, and a range of supporting textbooks, lectures, projects, and exercises. With specialist editions for specific disciplines, and three levels of the database and software to suit varying needs in all years of undergraduate study and in postgraduate teaching, CES EduPack is a curriculum-wide resource.

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CES EduPack is now used at over 800 universities and colleges worldwideWho should join the web seminar?

Educators who want to find out more about engaging students in learning about materials, including professors, deans, teaching assistants, instructors, accreditation committees, undergraduate and graduate program coordinators, and department heads of university and college courses in areas across engineering, design and science.

This web seminar is not appropriate for students.

About the Presenters

About Prof Mike Ashby...Prof Mike Ashby, Emeritus Professor in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge, is a world-renowned authority on engineering materials. He is the author/co-author of best-selling textbooks and of over 200 papers on mechanisms of plasticity and fracture, powder compaction, mechanisms of wear, methodologies for materials selection, and the modeling of material shaping processes, among other topics. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including Fellow of the Royal Society and Member of the American Academy of Engineering. He has been a professor at Harvard University and held academic positions in Germany and France. He is also co-founder of Granta Design and guides development of Granta’s CES EduPack.


About Hannah Melia...Hannah Melia leads the Teaching Resources Team at Granta Design and has responsibility for the coordination of work on the Educational databases. She has a degree in Materials Science and Metallurgy and a Post Graduate Certificate in Design, Manufacturing and Management from the University of Cambridge. She has worked in the United States and Germany on medical device design and technology transfer. Over the last 6 years she has interacted with academics that use CES EduPack around the world. Magda is working with Mike Ashby on the area of Industrial Design and the Products and Materials database. She also supports the team with smart visual and infographics, innovation and web expertise. She is responsible for the Teaching Resources Website and helps academics find relevant teaching resources.

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