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Topic Title: Materials for Wind Turbines - Interactive Case Study
Topic Summary: Rational Selection of Steels Used in Turbine Towers
Created On: 1/27/2011 12:34 PM

 1/27/2011 12:34 PM

Hannah Melia

Posts: 7
Joined: 1/27/2011

Interactive case study for students to work through online. Goes through a rational material selection process to find materials used in wind turbine towers. Two projects one basic, one advanced. Advanced project looks at trade offs. Links to SteelUniversity project. Based on the work of Professor Mike Ashby.

You can find the two projects here: Materials Science and Engineering Teaching Resources

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Created by Granta Design in conjunction with the UK centre for materials education.
Granta's Teaching Resource Website
 3/9/2011 7:59 AM

Hannah Melia

Posts: 7
Joined: 1/27/2011

I have now created a better link directly to the Interactive Case Studies:

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