Material Science for the Shop Floor

Course Details

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Class Length

16 Hours


Online / Hybrid,Onsite

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Course Overview

This course is an in-depth, yet practical study of industrial metallurgy. By having an understanding of material origins, processing, alloys and applications, the student will be able to make more intelligent decisions that will increase productivity and reduce scrap. PS2200 will broaden the student’s understanding of material science in a way that is practical to shop applications.

Course Outline

  • Mining metals
  • Metal furnaces & applications
  • Understanding the properties of metals
  • Heat treating operations
  • Material classifications
  • Alloying
  • Material processing
  • Applying the proper metals for applications
  • Metal terminology