I) selecting a material. (ii) specifying a shape, and. (iii) choosing a manufacturing process. Getting this selection right the first time by selecting the optimal . Sep 8, 2003. The present work discusses some principles of materials selection and. Keywords: materials selection, process selection, materials properties. The charts in this booklet summarise material properties and process attributes. Each. Within each class, the Materials Selection Charts show data for a . A novel materials–selection procedure has been developed and implemented in. procedure makes use of Materials Selection Charts: a new way of displaying . Dec 2, 2003. Aim to provide coherent overview of material selection. – Materials (and structural configurations and processes) should be selected for . The overall goal of this chapter is to illustrate how systematic selection procedures can be used to select optimum materials and processes for a given . Vi Contents. 5 Materials selection - the basics. 5.1 Introduction and synopsis. 5.2 The selection strategy. 5.3. 5.4 The selection procedure. 5.5 The structural index. Materials and manufacturing processes are an integral part of the design of a product. The need to combine materials and manufacturing processes selection . Intuitive Methods in Material Selection. A common procedure is to use the same material as for a similar component. This approach is based on the assumption .