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College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
College Catalog 2021-2022
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ATMT 1300 - Metallurgy-Characteristics of Ferrous Metals

Credit Hours: 2.00


Prerequisites: None

Provides an understanding of the production structure and application of ferrous metals. Includes properties of ferrous metals, production of steel, cast iron, and a general background in basic heat treatment of steel.

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to describe iron and steel making, material standards for iron and steel, iron/carbon equilibrium diagram.

Objectives:

  1. Using the material presented on iron and steel making, list and describe the processes of manufacture, types of manufacturing equipment and the standard forms in the making of iron and steel with 80% accuracy.
  2. Using the material presented on iron and steel material standards, list and describe the AISI material standards used to describe iron and steel with 80% accuracy.
  3. Using the material presented of the iron/carbon equilibrium diagram, list and describe the effects of carbon content on metallurgical structure with 80% accuracy.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to describe the heat treatment of steels, mechanical testing of steels and Metallography of steels.

Objectives:

  1. Using the material presented on heat treatment of steels, list and describe the heat treatment processes of steels and the metallurgical structure changes with 80% accuracy.
  2. Using the material presented on mechanical testing of steels, list and describe the AISI testing procedures and mechanical properties of steels with 80% accuracy.
  3. Using the material presented on Metallography of steels, list and describe the process of Metallography preparation and inspection of steels with 80% accuracy.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to describe cast irons, stainless steels and tool steels.

Objectives:

  1. Using the material presented on cast irons, list and describe the types of cast irons, properties of cast irons with varying alloys, the processes of manufacture and industrial applications with 80% accuracy.
  2. Using the material presented on stainless steels, list and describe the types of stainless steels, properties of stainless steels with varying alloys, the processes of manufacture and industrial applications with 80% accuracy.
  3. Using the material presented on tool steels, list and describe the types of tool steels, properties of tool steels with varying alloys, the processes.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
 

  1. Introduction and Orientation to the Course. Introduction to Metallurgy.
  2. Iron and Steel ‐ Iron Making ‐ Reduction Steel Making, Plants. Furnaces Steel Forms.
  3. Iron and Steel Making Continued. Materials Standards.
  4. Material Standards Continued Carbon Steel ‐ Crystal Structure and Phases.
  5. Carbon Steel Continued ‐ Iron Carbon Equilibrium Diagram. Reference Chapter
  6. Heat Treatment of Steels ‐ Austenizing Quenching Tempering; Annealing and Case Hardening.
  7. Mechanical Testing‐Applying Mechanical Forces. Test Conditions Dynamic and Static Mechanical Test.
  8. Mechanical Testing Continued Hardness Testing. Metallography - Metallographic Examination; Grain Size.
  9. Metallography‐Image Analysis Physical Properties and Temperature Measurement.
  10. Cast Iron ‐ Carbon Equivalent (Gray ‐ White ‐ Malleable Ductile ‐ Compacted Graphite and Alloy Irons).
  11. Stainless Steels (Martensitic ‐ Ferritic and Austenitic Stainless Steels) Cast Stainless Steels.
  12. Tool Steels ‐ Water Hardening ‐ Cold Worked, Shock Resisting, Special Purpose, Mold and Hot Worked.

Primary Faculty
Kacir, John
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Pawlowski, Timothy
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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