Course – 30 days
Exam – 10 more days
Approximately 6 hours
6 PDHs / 0.6 CEUs
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the basic principles that underlie the broad field of metallurgy
Metallurgy I introduces the fundamental concepts required to understand the metallurgical phenomena that affect welding and welded materials. Topics include the characteristics of atoms, the periodic table, chemical bonding, chemical reactivity, the atomic structure of materials, and the properties of metals.
The American Welding Society is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.
MODULE 1 – All about Atoms: The Elements
MODULE 2 – All About Atoms: The Atom
MODULE 3 – All About Atoms: Electrons
MODULE 4 – The Periodic Table: Metals, Nonmetals, and Metalloids
MODULE 5 – The Periodic Table: Periodicity and Valence Electrons
MODULE 6 – Ionic Bonds: Main Group Elements
MODULE 7 – Ionic Bonds: Transition Metals
MODULE 8 – Ionic Bonds: Reactivity of Metals
MODULE 9 – Ionic Bonds: The Structure of Crystal Lattices
MODULE 10 – Covalent Bonds
MODULE 11 – Metallic Bonds: Material Properties
MODULE 12 – Metallic Bonds: Alloys and States of Matter
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