Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: Third and fourth year Engineering and Science students. NOTE: Erasmus/Socrates/Visiting students MUST take any relevant examinations for this module in Nottingham at the appropriate time with all other students in the cohort. Available to JYA/Erasmus students.
|Autumn||Assessed by end of Autumn Semester|
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge concerning the sources of materials, their extraction, processing and uses as satified for example by MM1IMF or equivalent
Summary of Content: This module will develop an appreciation of the world resources of materials, and of the factors affecting their patterns of consumption. The economics and technologies of waste disposal and of materials recycling will be examined in relation to the value to be gained by recycling.
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Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||11 weeks||1 per week||2 hours|
Method of Assessment:
|Exam 1||70||2 hour exam|
|Coursework 1||30||Case study (short written report)|
Dr J Mckechnie
Education Aims: To provide an appreciation of the world’s materials resources and the value to be gained from conserving them. To show that the design of artifacts and assemblies can be adapted to lower environmental impact and to enable students to carry out a holistic critique of the various end of life options and fully appreciate their respective advantages and issues.
Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
Offering School: Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering
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