On completion of this TLP you should:
- be able to identify the materials used in common objects using suitable techniques;
- be able to identify the processes used to produce a particular shape or microstructure within components of an article;
- be able to understand why materials and processes might be chosen to produce a given article.
Before you start
This TLP brings together considerations from a range of other topics, and so many other TLPs might be helpful in understanding the properties and techniques referred to. There will be links to the relevant TLPs at appropriate points.