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Materials

Metallurgical failure analysis and prevention

We have designed this course as a one-day introduction to the investigation, mechanisms and prevention of material failures due to mechanical and environmental factors.

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Metallurgical failure analysis and prevention
Members:
£550.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£650.00 Plus vat

Summary

We have designed this course as a one-day introduction to the investigation, mechanisms and prevention of material failures due to mechanical and environmental factors.

This course provides professionals with an explanation of how and why materials fail, including failure investigation and prevention, as well as the mechanisms of fracture that can lead to component failure.

The knowledge gained will provide staff with an insight of how to specify and design products that are less prone to failure and to prevent repetition of errors should occur.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for professionals who wish to gain an understanding of material

failures and procedures for investigation and prevention.

How will I benefit?

After the course you will be able to:

• Understand how components fail, why they fail in a given mode and how to prevent failures.
• Identify the various factors that need to be considered in material selection, design and the service environment.
• Recognise the basic features and characteristics of different failure mechanisms.
• Recommend testing or analysis that can help determine the cause of the failures.
• Gain experience in metallurgical failure analysis in different scenarios.
• Specify appropriate detection methods to prevent component failure.
Contributes 7 CPD hours

Covered all the things I was looking for and more.

Peter Szyman Indestructable Paint

Key topics

• Introduction to failure.
• Basic metallurgy.
• Metal properties and failure.
• Failure mechanisms.
• Failure analysis techniques.

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: A, B and E

  1. Knowledge and understanding - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding to optimize the application of existing and emerging technology’ For Incorporated Engineers: ‘Use a combination of general and specialist mechanical engineering knowledge and understanding to apply existing and emerging technology’
  2. Design and development of processes, systems, services and products - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of mechanical engineering problems’ For Incorporated Engineers ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct commission, operate, maintain, decommission and re-cycle mechanical engineering processes, systems, services and products’
  3. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

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  • Duration:
    1 day
  • Location:
    London
  • CPD Hours:
    7
  • UK-Spec:
    A, B, E

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Available dates for Metallurgical failure analysis and prevention

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18 Jan 2023

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