Principles of Metallurgy
What Will You Learn
- Explain the relationship between a metal’s properties and its composition, microscopic structure, and the manufacturing processes used to fabricate the metal
- Describe three types of microscopic structures present in metals
- Explain how cold working, alloying, and heat treating are used to strengthen a metal
- Explain the microstructure and property changes that occur in cold worked metals during annealing, in steels during through hardening, and during precipitation strengthening heat treatments
- Relate the heat treatment time and temperature to the microscopic structures and properties of through hardened steels, cold-worked metals, and precipitation strengthened alloys
Is This Course For You
This course is targeted towards design, manufacturing, and quality engineers, and sales people and purchasing agents with technical backgrounds.
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Click on the Requirements tab to make sure you are properly equipped to interact with this course.
- 90 days of online single-user access (from date of purchase) to the four hour presentation
- Course handbook (downloadable, .pdf's)
- Integrated knowledge checks to reinforce key concepts
- Proof of Participation (Transcript)
- Windows 7, 8, 10 (other operating systems and mobile platforms are not supported but may work)
- Internet Explorer 11, Mozilla Firefox 37, Google Chrome 42 (other browsers are not supported)
- Broadband-1Mbps minimum
- Microscopic structures
- Crystal defects
- Cold Working
- Solid Solution strengthening
- Precipitation Strengthening Heat Treatment
- Steel and Steel Heat Treating