• Program: Machine Tool Technology
  • Course: Heat Treating and Metallurgy
  • Course #: MACH2445
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course will introduce the student to the identification and characteristics of the common metals used in the machining industry. Emphasis will be placed on the composition of steel and the effects of its alloys. Heat treating and hardness testing of steel will also be examined. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify properties of metals
Identify steel making process
Identify steel classification system
Identify nonferrous materials
Solve heat treating problems
Identify heat treating equipment
Produce hardened steel parts
Evaluate metal hardness

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  MACH1125 or Instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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