October 15, 2018
What is this Edition?
Polymer Edition

Contents: Additional impact properties and chemical resistance data as well as industry datasheets for >88,000 polymers. Explore polymer composites using the Synthesizer Tool.

Applicable to: Courses in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Product Design.

Learning outcomes supported
  • Understand classes of materials, their properties, and the underlying reasons for those properties.
  • Understand the durability of materials in different environments and what can inhibit corrosion.
  • Understand the interaction between materials and manufacturing processes and how this affects selection and design.
  • Awareness of the impact of products and packaging on the environment and how to design in a way that reduces this impact.
Databases & tools
Level 1 Database Level 2 Database Level 3 Polymer Database
The Elements Database Eco Audit Tool Synthesizer Tool

More information on: Data | Tools.

Teaching & learning resources
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