FOR424H1: Innovation and Manufacturing of Sustainable Materials

Fixed Credit Value: 
0.50
Hours: 
25.6L/12.8T

Sustainable materials are a mandate for sustainable societies. This course will explore the manufacturing, engineering principles and design fundamentals for creating sustainable materials from renewable resources. Special emphasis will be on bioplastics, biofibre, nanobiofibre, biocomposites and nanobiocomposites. Written communication and design skills will be developed through tutorials and assignments.

Exclusion: 
Recommended Preparation: 

Basic knowledge of materials science.