A comprehensive study of materials used in industry. Topics include: lattice structures, iron-carbon diagram, phase diagrams, alloying,hardness, material properties, destructive and nondestructive testing, and stress/strain diagrams. Students will be required to prepare samples and to identify the types of hardening, grain size, and structure of specimen. Research project will be assigned. One hour lecture, four-hour lab.
Offered Fall for 3 Semester hours.