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MSE 489 - Matl Select for Sustainability

Last offered Fall 2022

Official Description

Quantitative methods to optimize the selection of materials including traditional (minimize mass or volume, maximize performance) and sustainability (minimize energy consumption and CO2 emission during synthesis, maximize recyclability) goals. Tradeoff methods to optimize both via engineering design and materials selection for product lifetime, economic outlay and return, time dynamics and materials consumption, recycling, and disposal. Application of commercial software to optimize selections. For engineering and science majors only. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: MSE 201.

Subject Area

  • Sustainability
  • Energy Materials


Matl Select for SustainabilityA57708LCD31400 - 1520 T R  3101 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg John R Abelson
Matl Select for SustainabilityB57711LCD31400 - 1520 T R  3101 Sidney Lu Mech Engr Bldg John R Abelson