Module Catalogue

MEC3104 : Developments in Materials and Processes

  • Offered for Year: 2018/19
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Eugene Wong
  • Lecturer: Prof. Geoff Gibson
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Singapore
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 15
ECTS Credits: 8.0

Aims

The module has two strands:
(1) A series of lectures and presentations on modern materials and manufacturing processes with students selected to follow up on one of these by individual research.
(2) A series of case studies on topics of current interest which illustrate the selection of new materials and processes for industrial applications, with students selected to research specific aspects of each of these.

Outline Of Syllabus

"Appreciation” lecture and case study themes chosen from, eg:

1. Casting and moulding processes (metal casting and polymer injection moulding, including heat transfer).
2. Solid state forming processes.
3. Composite manufacturing technology.
4. Aero engine manufacture.
5. Microchip manufacture.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable