Phelma Formation 2022

Life cycle, Recycling (SIM S9) - 5PMMACR5

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures 5.0
    • Projects 0
    • Tutorials 5.0
    • Internship 0
    • Laboratory works 0
    • Written tests 0


    ECTS 1.0


Product lifecycle analysis: from mineral extraction to recycling.

Understand the different stages of a product's life cycle and quantify the impacts (carbon, energy, water) of each stage.

Identify the challenges involved in recycling materials.

Discuss the role of the materials engineer in minimizing impacts.

Contact Luc SALVO


4x2h lecture + 2h tutorial in computer room

Introduction or review of life cycle analysis, indicators and tools.

Assessment of technological levers for action.

Identification of material challenges linked to the development of a more virtuous material life cycle.

Case studies.


Fundamentals of materials chemistry, strength of materials, and microstructure-property relationships.


Semester 9 - The exam may be taken in french or in english FR EN

Written exam + Oral defense (combined to "Material selection" project)

rapport + oral, inclus dans le projet de selection des matériaux

Additional Information

This course brings 2.0 ECTS to students in UE Applied project (MS)

Semester 9 - This course may be followed in french or in english  
Course list
Curriculum->Engineering degree->Semester 9
Curriculum->Apprentissage MEP->Semester 9
Curriculum->Internationals Cursus->Semester 9