Research-informed Education in Materials Science and Engineering: a Case Study

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Title: Research-informed Education in Materials Science and Engineering: a Case Study
Authors: Browne, David J.
Tong, Mingming
Meagher, Philip
Murphy, A. G.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7728
Date: 2016
Abstract: A course in Metals Processing, delivered to senior engineering students, in which much of the curriculum consists of summaries of selected relevant research projects, is presented. A balanced research team, under the leadership of the course co-ordinator, has designed and delivered an advanced module covering the near net shape processing of metallic alloys. The topics covered include alloy solidification and casting, plasticity and metal forming, and a practical laboratory exercise. Details of the course content, and the research on which much of it is based, are hereby presented, along with commentary on the pedagogic rationale for the approach taken.                       
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: The International Council on Materials Education
Keywords: Teaching and learning;Metals processing;Alloy solidification;Plasticity;Microstructural evolution
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Mechanical & Materials Engineering Research Collection

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