Dissemination of IT for the Promotion of Materials Science (DoITPoMS)



On completion of this TLP you should:

  • Understand how materials-selection maps can be used to choose a suitable material for an engineering application.
  • Understand the use of merit indices in relation to materials-selection maps and be able to derive common examples.
  • Appreciate that biomaterials have different properties to man-made materials and can outperform common engineering materials for certain applications.
  • Be aware of why some biomaterials have developed specific properties.