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ATMT 2350 - Metallurgy-Heat Treatment of Ferrous Alloys

Credit Hours: 2.00


Prerequisites: None

First six weeks covers basic metallurgy, iron-carbon diagram, S Curves, tempering curves, mechanics of quenching, furnace design, furnace atmospheres, theory of alloy additions and liquid heating baths. Seventh through 14th weeks involve the study of characteristics, selection and heat treatment of tool steels from water hardening to high speed steels and special alloys.

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe the principles of heat, heat treatment operations, heat treatment equipment, heat treatment procedures, and heat treatment quench media.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Using the material presented on the principles of heat, describe specific heat of metals and heat capacity of metals as they relate to heat treatment of metals with 80% accuracy.
  2. Using the material presented on heat treatment operations and equipment, list and describe heat treatment operations and heat treatment equipment with 80% accuracy.
  3. Using the material presented on heat treatment procedures and heat treatment quench media, list and describe heat treatment procedures and quench media with 80% accuracy.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe the heat treatment effects of carbon and other alloying elements, heat treatment of carbon tool steels, heat treatment of oil hardening tool steels, heat treatment of air hardening tool steels.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Using the material presented on the heat treatment effects of carbon and alloying elements and concentrations on carbon steels, list and describe heat treatment effects on metallurgical structure and properties of carbon steels based on carbon content, alloying elements and concentrations with 80% accuracy.
  2. Using the material presented on heat treatment of carbon tool steels, list and describe heat treatment processes, heat treatment effects and resulting metallurgical properties of carbon tool steels, based on carbon content with 80% accuracy.
  3. Using the material presented on heat treatment of oil hardening and air hardening tool steels, list and describe the processes and resulting metallurgical properties of oil hardening and air hardening tool steels heat treatment based on alloying elements and concentrations with 80% content.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe heat treatment of hot work die steels, heat treatment of high speed tool steels, heat treatment of special purpose steels and metallurgical structural defects in die and tool steels.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Using the material presented on heat treatment of hot work die steels, list and describe the metallurgical structure and property changes resulting from heat treatment of hot work die steels with 80% accuracy.
  2. Using the material presented on heat treatment of high‐speed tool steels, list and describe the metallurgical structure and property changes resulting from heat treatment of high‐speed tool steels with 80% accuracy.
  3. Using the material presented on heat treatment of special purpose steels, list and describe the alloying, metallurgical structure and property changes resulting from heat treatment of special purpose steels with 80% accuracy.
  4. Using the material presented on metallurgical structural defects in die and tool steels, list and describe the types of defects found in die and tool steels, defect concentrations allowable in die and tool steels, and property effects of defects on performance of die and tool steels with 80% accuracy.

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 to Course
  2. General Principles of Heat
  3. Heat Treating Operations
  4. Equipment and Procedure Used in Heat Treatment
  5. Relation of Cooling Power of Quench Media to the Steel Liquid Baths Used for Heating Steels, Function of Quenching
  6. Effects of Carbon and Alloy Addition
  7. Carbon Tool Steel
  8. Oil Hardening Tool Steel
  9. Air Hardening Tool Steel
  10. Hot Work Die Steels
  11. High Speed Tool Steels
  12. Special Purpose Steels
  13. Material Defects in Tool Steel

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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