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Basic Knowledge of Steel; What you should know (1 credit hours)
This course, Basic Knowledge of Steel, is an overview of the basics of steel, its production, applications and characteristics.  This course is a refresher for the experienced design engineer and a primer for those new to metallurgy.  Included in this course are descriptions of the most common steel producing methods and the basic differences between carbon and alloy steels.  The various alloying elements are described and their effects on the steel reviewed.  Steel selection criteria are discussed and examples of problems created and solved by choices of material are included.  Examples of some steel grading systems are included.
James Thompson
Students will learn about
·       iron ore converted to pig iron
·       steel produced using the pig iron
·       common steel making processes
·       description and specifications for carbon steels
·       description and specifications for alloy steels
·       high strength low alloy steels (HSLA)
·       alloying elements and their effects on steel characteristics
·       AISI, SAE and ASTM standards for iron and steel products
·       avoiding “over alloying”
·       hardenability and weldability

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