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Introduction to Materials Engineering

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

Technical Course

£300 per person

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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: Tuesday 3rd March
Day 2: Tuesday 10th March
Day 3: Tuesday 17th March
Date of assessment to be confirmed with attendee.

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