METL 1301 - INTRODUCTION TO METALLURGY

A study of refining, mechanical, and physical properties of ferrous and non-ferrous materials including the theory of alloys, heat treatment, and testing. 48 lecture hours

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Define the physical and mechanical properties of ferrous and non-ferrous metals
  • Describe the steel making process
  • Name and describe methods of destructive and nondestructive testing
  • Explain the effects of hot working, cold working, welding, machining, and heat treating on metal properties
  • Perform tests to pinpoint failures
  • Define metallurgical terms and processes
  • Recognize defects and their causes

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3