Title

The Engineering Design Sequence and Materials Development: 990 Gold-Titanium As a Case Study

Abstract

Engineering design follows a six-step sequence. Demonstration of this sequence in materials engineering is less common. A case study is presented, using the 1989 paper by Gather on the development of 990 gold-titanium alloy. This paper identifies a need, develops the problem, identifies alternatives, demonstrates the use of metallurgical principles to identify alternative responses, and shows how more favorable options are selected. The paper can also be used to illustrate engineering design as an iterative process. The paper is also useful as a starting point for more in.-depth examination of specific elements of the design process, and lends itself to the creation of student exercises.

Meeting Name

Celebrating the Megascale: Extraction and Processing Division Symposium on Pyrometallurgy in Honor of David G.C. Robertson - TMS 143rd Annual Meeting and Exhibition (2014: Feb. 16-20, San Diego, CA)

Department(s)

Materials Science and Engineering

International Standard Book Number (ISBN)

9781118889619

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2014 Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS), All rights reserved.

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