October 15, 2018
What is this Edition?
Basic Engineering and Design Edition

Contents: Data on around 100 common materials and processes plus inspiring images and application information. Tools to explore properties, visualize data, select materials, and investigate environmental impact.

Applicable to: Introductory-level teaching in Design or Engineering.

Learning outcomes supported
  • Understand classes of materials, their properties, and the underlying reasons for those properties.
  • Understand the interaction between materials and manufacturing processes and how this affects selection and design.
  • Understand systematic selection of materials and processes using constraints and objectives.
  • Awareness of the impact of products on the environment and how to design in a way that reduces this impact.
Databases & tools
Level 1 Database Level 2 Database
The Elements Database Eco Audit Tool

More information on: Data | Tools.

Teaching & learning resources
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