Warm Up, October 4-5, 2018

During the past few lessons, we have discussed some of the popular materials that engineers use when designing new projects. One material property we haven’t discussed yet is the ability of a material to either be a magnet, or be attracted to a magnet. Explain when these properties would be desirable or undesirable. Give at lease 2 examples each of applications where these properties would be (A) desirable; and (B) undesirable.

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Materials Engineering, Lesson 3

This lesson was a class participation project.  We discussed the possible use of 5 different types of materials as potential components in three different PROJECTS.  Each team promoted it’s product group to a panel of judges, for each project.

Since we can’t create the same team participation for the make up assignment, the assignment is modified somewhat.

Please write a report of at least one page, explaining why non-ferrous metals (see definition below) are the best material choice to incorporate in the project described below.   Choose one or more material in this group to incorporate in the project.

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