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MAT-2004 Heat Treatment of Metals is a Course

MAT-2004 Heat Treatment of Metals


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Course Description

Heat treatment involves the controlled heating and cooling of a metal to obtain desirable changes in its mechanical properties. It can be used to increase the machinability and performance of metals.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

• Define heat treatment of metals

• Define quenching

• Describe and compare annealing, normalizing, and tempering

• Compare different methods of hardening metals

• Identify which heat treatment methods can be used on various steels and steel alloys

Estimated completion time (hours): 1.1