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WELD213M - Metallurgy (2-2-3)

This course is an introduction to the science of Metallurgy and its application to the welding of various metals. The course includes theoretical studies, as well as laboratory exercises. The concepts covered will include: identification of metals; grain structures; heat treatment processes; quench mediums and effects of mass on quenching; composition of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys; microscopic examination of metals; hardness, spark and tensile testing; and the effects of carbon and alloy content on heat-treatments and welding. Prerequisite: MATH111M; Corequisite: MATH135M.