Hardness Testing

This online course focuses on Rockwell and Brinell hardness testing and Vickers and Knoop microhardness testing. Participants will learn about how the tests are performed, test sample requirements, test parameter selection, and testing requirements. The course can be completed in 30 minutes.

What Will You Learn

By participating in this online course, you will be able to:
  • Explain how Brinell and Rockwell hardness tests are performed
  • Explain how Vickers and Knoop microhardness tests are performed
  • Explain the sample and testing requirements for Brinell and Rockwell hardness and Knoop and Vickers microhardness tests
  • Describe the effects of test load and indenter size on indentation depth and size

Course Information

COURSE LENGTH
0.50 Hours
ACCESS PERIOD
90 Days

Is This Course For You

This online course is targeted to design, manufacturing, and quality engineers, and sales people and purchasing agents with technical backgrounds.

 

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Materials Provided

  • 90 days of online single-user access (from date of purchase) to the thirty minute presentation
  • Course handbook (.pdf, dowloadable)
  • Integrated knowledge checks to reinforce key concepts
  • Proof of Participation (Transcript)

Course Requirements

  • 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

Topics

  • Rockwell hardness testing
  • Brinell hardness testing
  • Knoop and Vickers microhardness sample preparation and testing