SRJC Course Outlines

5/25/2024 5:05:28 AMMACH 61A Course Outline as of Fall 2005

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Discipline and Nbr:  MACH 61ATitle:  FERROUS METALLURGY  
Full Title:  Ferrous Metallurgy
Last Reviewed:12/12/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled2.0017 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  39 - Total 2 Times
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Catalog Description:
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Study of ferrous metals including alloying, heat treating, testing and applications in industry.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Study of ferrous metals including alloying, heat treating, testing and applications in industry.
(Grade Only)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:39 - Total 2 Times


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Fall 2018
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Students will:
A.  Be able to describe the basic properties of all ferrous
B.  Be able to describe the process of mining, extraction and refining of
   ores to metals.
C.  Identify metals using the periodical table of
   elements based on weights and atomic numbers.
D.  Use handout materials, text and library materials to do
   research on metallurgical alloys.
E.  Perform basic lab experiments plotting data, measurements
   of metal density and volumes, for purposes of identifying

Topics and Scope
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1.   Introduction to Metallurgy
2.   History of Elements
3.   Iron and Steel Refining
4.   Identifying Ferrous Metals
5.   Tensic Test
6.   Heat Treatments
7.   Quenching Medias
8.   Hardness Testers
9.   Physical/Chemical Metallurgy Grain Structure/Patterns/
10.  Iron/Steel Systems, A.I.S.I., S.A.E., U.S.S., A.W.S.
11.  Density Measurements
12.  Review/Final

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The following is a list of assignments that will determine the final
grade for the students.
A.  Homework:  to consist of reading assignments in assigned text.
B.  Lab work:  laboratory assignment to be completed during the
   lab sessions.
C.  Mid-term paper:  as per instructions by instructor, consisting
   of library research.
D.  Group project on a metallurgical process (refining, mining,
extraction, or production) to be given orally in class.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 25%
Written homework, Lab reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
15 - 25%
Homework problems, Lab reports
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
55 - 60%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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METALLURGY, by B.J. Moniz, American Technical Publishers, 2nd Ed., 1994

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