This course covers the study of metals and how the effects of welding and heat treatments affect them. Terminology dealing with metallurgy will be an important part of the course. Physical and mechanical properties of ferrous and nonferrous metals will be covered along with the classifications of the different types of metals. By understanding the mechanical properties of metals, you will gain an understanding of the range of usefulness of the materials in the metal working community. Written tests will be done in accordance with the American Welding Society (AWS) codes and standards.
Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none