Course Descriptions

TAM 115 - Principles of Metallurgy

3 Credits

Covers the basic principles of metallurgy and how they relate to the strength and hardening processes of steels, tool steels, and other alloys. Topics covered include steel production, steel testing and pyrometry, alloy theory, heat treatment, surface treatments, and steel types. Three class hours.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Identify and list various categories of ferrous and non-ferrous materials. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.
2. Describe and explain ferrous and non-ferrous material production techniques. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.
3. Explain and choose the processes for strengthening and hardening ferrous and non-ferrous materials. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.
4. Identify, select, and evaluate material testing procedures for ferrous and non-ferrous materials. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.
5. Define and explain alloy theory for ferrous and non-ferrous material. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.
6. Name and explain surface treatments for ferrous and non-ferrous materials. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Spring Semester 2018
Summer Session 2018