Materials Selection Evidence

Metals Ceramics Polymers and Composites  

This page will be the most important to help you gather information about the materials world. You will begin to learn the basic differences between metals, ceramics, and polymers and which class of materials will best suit your project. As a group click on the links below to get a good basis of understanding about materials. Then each group member will check out the page about their particular material class: metals, ceramics, and polymers(and composites), which are seen above. Make sure to print out a copy of Why pick my Materials Class? hand out and remember to take notes.

Basics about metals, ceramics, polymers, and composties
corrosion and the environment





Examples of materials in everyday objects can be seen at Web site for everyday uses of materials


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