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CAM 1184 Weldability of Ferrous & Nonferrous Metals

This course will provide the non- metallurgist with basic knowledge of various metals and their weldability, including metal properties, selecting filler metals, heat input, preheating, and post-heating. The course will consist of and be designed to provide training on metal properties, basic metallurgy, classification of ferrous metals, heat treatments, hard surfacing, and metals identification; along with weldability of stainless steels, tool steels, cast iron, aluminum alloys, magnesium alloys, nickel alloys, and titanium alloys. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Computer Aided Manufacturing
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Identify and know the different types of properties of ferrous and nonferrous metals.
  • Know and understand the various types of heat treating of metals.
  • Understand and know the difference between destructive and nondestructive testing of metals.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2