Learn how to identify alloys and mill conditions for an application. Case studies will be used for demonstration.
Learn about common aluminum, magnesium, and zinc die casting alloys and factors that influence die cast component quality.
Learn the steps and metallurgical effects of heat treating used to strengthen aluminum alloys.
Learn about the metallurgy of gray and ductile cast iron, including the effects of alloy composition and casting process.
Learn metallurgy of wrought aluminum alloys, including effects of alloy composition, cold-working, and heat treating on microstructure and strength.
Learn the parts of a corrosion cell, common corrosion mechanisms, and design approaches to prevent corrosion.
Learn about stainless steel metallurgy with respect to stainless steel strength and corrosion resistance.
Learn about the electroplating process, plated layer properties and their evaluations, and plated layer defects and their causes.
Learn the relationships between steel properties and composition, microstructure, and heat treating.
Learn how to perform a failure analysis on fractured and cracked components and joints.
Learn how metallurgical analyses are used to help determine the root cause of metal problems.
Learn about effects of steel heat treating on steel microstructure and properties.