3.57[J] Materials Selection, Design, and Economics


Class Info

A survey of techniques for analyzing how the choice of materials, processes, and design determine properties, performance, and cost. Topics include production and cost functions, mathematical optimization, evaluation of single and multi-attribute utility, decision analysis, materials property charts, and performance indices. Students use analytical techniques to develop a plan for starting a new materials-related business.

This class has no prerequisites.

3.57[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J. Clark.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 3.57[J] was rated 6.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 3.57 Class Site site.

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