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Structural Materials

Selection and Economics

From skyscrapers to transportation infrastructure, structural materials dominate the human landscape. Learning the principles that govern their selection is essential for any aspiring or practicing engineer.

This engineering course will introduce you to the key principles of structural materials selection through a practical curriculum rooted in the real world. The principles taught are general enough to be applied across many domains. Key points are emphasized with interesting examples and anecdotes from industry and academia.

This course benefits aspiring engineers and students with no previous experience as well as the seasoned professional.

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Length 3 weeks
Effort 2 - 3 hours per week
Starts Jan 24 (87 weeks ago)
Cost $5
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Instructor Thomas Eagar
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Language English
Subjects Science
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Rating Not enough ratings
Length 3 weeks
Effort 2 - 3 hours per week
Starts Jan 24 (87 weeks ago)
Cost $5
From Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MITx via edX
Instructor Thomas Eagar
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Engineering Science

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