Metallurgy Course

Course Overview

The metallurgy course provides an excellent understanding of the science and technology of metals, primarily for carbon and alloy steels. Alongside the classroom lectures will be extensive practical sessions, held in a well-equipped metallographic laboratory.

Who Should Attend?

  • Manufacturing
  • Design
  • Fabrication
  • R&D
  • Technical
  • Quality Control
  • Supply Chain

Learning Outcomes

  • The course will provide a theoretical and practical understanding of the metallurgy of metals, particularly carbon and alloy steels
  • An excellent understanding of the processes, products and properties of steels used to make steel products

Course Programme

Basics of Ferrous Metallurgy

  • Equilibrium phase diagram (Fe-C)
  • Phase transformations, liquidus, solidus and solidification of steel
  • Precipitation / non-metallic inclusions
  • Effect of alloying elements on steel properties

Chemical Analysis and Material Testing

  • Chemical analysis (theory and practical demonstration)
  • Tensile testing
  • Impact testing
  • Creep testing
  • Fatigue
  • Corrosion basics

Steel Composition and Processes for the Production of Strip, Sections and Plate.

This will include:

  • Automotive (HSLA, AHSS, DP) & packaging
  • Beams
  • Rail & special profiles
  • Tube & pipe

Course Venue

Materials Processing Institute
Eston Road
United Kingdom

Course Duration

The course is 4½ days.

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Bespoke Training Courses

Bespoke industry training courses are also available and are tailored to meet the specific learning needs of clients. These bespoke training courses are run to schedules to suit client requirements and can carried out in-house, at venues local to clients, or at the Materials Processing Institute. Bespoke training is available worldwide.

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