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We provide you with an engaging learning experience through our online courses. Courses may include flash animations, video of instructors teaching the course in a classroom, video segments from ASM's DVD series relevant to the learning material, and PDF's of instructor Power Points used in the instructor led trainings.
Quizzes at the end of each lesson review the knowledge you have gained. A final exam is provided at the end of the course. You may save a partially complete final exam and return to complete it at a later time. However you may only submit the exam once. A successful passing score of 80% or better on the final exam, and completion of the course survey will allow you to print your own certificate of completion and complete requirements for earning the associated continuing education units for that course.
All online courses require internet access for reading/viewing course content. Both HTML pages and PDF files for each lesson are downloadable and printable for easy offline access.
Please see Refund Policy for Online Courses(includes Self-Studies and DVDs) for more general information concerning online courses.
*Please note: Starting in 2015 an instructor may be assigned to monitor the discussion boards and answer questions for online courses. Also, Ceramics courses do not conform to the "online definitions" as described above and not all online courses have all the above mentioned features.
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Location: Anywhere! Steel is the most common and the most important structural material. In order to properly select and apply this basic engineering material, it is necessary to have a fundamental understanding of the structure of steel and how it can be modified to suit its application. The course is designed as a basic introduction to the fundamentals of steel heat treatment and metallurgical processing.
Anywhere! This course is designed as an extension of the Basics of Heat Treatment course. It discusses advanced concepts in thermal and thermo-chemical surface treatments, such as case hardening, as well as the principles of thermal engineering (furnace design) and process trouble shooting.
Location: Anywhere! This course provides essential knowledge to those who do not have a technical background in metallurgical engineering but have a need to understand more about the technical aspects of steel manufacturing, properties and applications.
Location: Anywhere! Instructor: Carl Frahme Electronic ceramics is the fastest growing field in ceramics today.
Location: Anywhere! Provides the student with a broad overview of basic information and principles necessary for an understanding of ceramic materials and their production.
Location: Anywhere! This course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of glass technology.
Location: Anywhere! Designed to provide a solid understanding of glaze technology and an introduction to the artistic aspects of ceramic glazes.
Location: Anywhere! This course covers areas such as scientific method and lab safety; preparation and processing of test samples; ceramic testing procedures and properties; and interpretation of measurements.
Location: Anywhere! Provides a comprehensive overview of modern materials including metals, ceramics, plastics, and composites.
Location: Anywhere! The types of behavior that ceramic materials exhibit at the atomic, microscopic, and macroscopic scale is covered in this course. Includes chapters on crystal chemistry, phase equlibria, and physical properties (mechanical, thermal, optical, electrical, magnetic, and chemical).