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. One-hour lecture, four-hour lab. Course fee required.
Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.