Metallurgy I introduces the fundamental concepts required to understand the metallurgical phenomena that affect welding and welded materials. Topics include the characteristics of atoms, the periodic table, chemical bonding, chemical reactivity, the atomic structure of materials, and the properties of metals.
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- Self-paced Online
Who should attend?
This course is ideal for both students and professional who want to learn or reacquaint themselves with the basic principles required to understand more advanced metallurgical concepts.
No previous knowledge is required to take this course. We start at the beginning, explain every term and topic, and provide practice questions to ensure you understand the material.
- Module 1 – All about Atoms: The Elements
- Module 2 – All About Atoms: The Atom
- Module 3 – All About Atoms: Electrons
- Module 4 – The Periodic Table: Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids
- Module 5 – The Periodic Table: Periodicity and Valence Electrons
- Module 6 – Ionic Bonds: Main Group Elements
- Module 7 – Ionic Bonds: Transition Metals
- Module 8 – Ionic Bonds: Reactivity of Metals
- Module 9 – Ionic Bonds: The Structure of Crystal Lattices
- Module 10 – Covalent Bonds
- Module 11 – Metallic Bonds: Material Properties
- Module 12 – Metallic Bonds: Alloys and States of Matter
- Member: $175
- Non-member: $235
Certification / Credits
Upon completion of the course, participants will earn 6 PDHs / 0.6 CEUs.
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American Welding Society
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