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Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are unable to teach face-to-face at the moment, however, we do have our Corrosion and Coatings Technology course available on line with more courses in development. Please register your interest online or sign up to our mailing list to stay updated with which courses are available to study from home

Introduction to Materials Engineering

This course provides an overview of materials engineering including both the physical and mechanical properties of different materials.

Who should attend?

Anyone wishing to build on their foundation knowledge of materials and metallurgy.
Attendees do not need to have any formal qualifications but will require some technical knowledge.

Course Benefits
  • Increased knowledge of fundamental concepts across a broad number of material families and mechanical properties.
  • Increased understanding of materials structure and properties.
  • Enhanced ability to relate basic materials principles to engineering applications within business.
  • Potential to improve productivity and quality standards.
Course programme
  • Materials selection
  • Mechanical behaviour of materials
  • Atomic structure and bonding
  • Crystal structure of solids
  • Solidification
  • Polymers
  • Composites
  • Diffusion
  • Microstructure of metals and alloys
2 hour written exam.
Day 1: Wednesday 1st May
Day 2: Thursday 2nd May
Day 3: Friday 3rd May
Date of assessment to be confirmed with attendee.


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