Fundamentals of Metallurgy
90 clock hours
001, 002, 003
Course Description:This course provides principles of metallurgy. Emphasis is placed on metallurgical terms for metal structures common to the science of materials. Understanding the distinctions among metallic properties of strength, hardness, and ductility provides insight for managing desirable material properties. Differences between ferrous and nonferrous metals are covered in simple definitions, diagrams, and charts highlighting standard industry terms and practices related to metal.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.
Materials provided by instructor.
Tool Kit (available in the Welding classroom)
See instructor first-day handout.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
- Demonstrate employability skills
- Demonstrating an understanding of welding symbols
- Demonstrate an understanding of how the ideas of an engineer are transferred to a welder working in the field
- Demonstrate the ability to perform various tests on steel to determine if the welds are acceptable to industry standards
- Demonstrate basic principles of metallurgy
Course-level learning outcomes:
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Demonstrate mastery of Welding knowledge and skills.
Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.
Apply critical thinking/ problem-solving and diagnostic skills proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.
Exhibit inter-personal and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.
Exhibit organizational and professional skills appropriate for Welders.
Exhibit employability and/or entrepreneurship skills as appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.
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Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
This course is a cooperative, competency-based learning program with required classroom lecture classes, learning activity guides, videos, handouts, hands-on instruction, DVD, and computer-assisted instruction. Scheduled program workshops, seminars, special assigned projects, and style show attendance is required for credit.
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