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ASM online courses available through Materials Australia:


These online courses provide you with an engaging learning experience. The courses may include flash animations, video of instructors teaching the course in a classroom, video segments from ASM's DVD series relevant to the learning material, and PDF's of instructor Power Points used in the instructor led training. 


Quizzes at the end of each lesson review the knowledge you have gained. A final exam is provided at the end of the course. You may save a partially complete final exam and return to complete it at a later time. However you may only submit the exam once. A successful passing score of 80% or better on the final exam, and completion of the course survey will allow you to print your own certificate of completion and complete requirements for earning the associated continuing education units for that course.

All online courses require internet access for reading/viewing course content. Both HTML pages and PDF files for each lesson are downloadable and printable for easy offline access.

(all prices below include gst)

Aluminum and Its Alloys

Self-Study | Product code: 21411C
Aluminum occupies an important position in the family of metals with a very wide range of industrial and consumer applications. Second only to iron, aluminum is the worlds most widely used metal. Because of aluminum's many desirable properties, such as light weight, high strength, and corrosion resistance, modern designers utilize it extensively where energy conservation and product performance are paramount.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Basics of Heat Treating

Online | Product code: 274013SP
Steel is the most common and the most important structural material. In order to properly select and apply this basic engineering material, it is necessary to have a fundamental understanding of the structure of steel and how it can be modified to suit its application. The course is designed as a basic introduction to the fundamentals of steel heat treatment and metallurgical processing.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Case Hardening of Steel

Digital Short Course | Product code: I-00018795
­In this self-guided digital course, students will learn – with the help of rich visuals, narrated animations, and interactive quizzes – the different case hardening processes including carburizing, carbonitriding, and nitriding; quenching of case hardened parts; induction hardening; and the various types of furnaces used in commercial heat treating processes.
Price $385 • Member Price $350

Component Failure Analysis

Online | Product code: I-00019605
This course focuses on the practical materials and processing knowledge necessary to perform failure analysis on these widely used component groups. The course materials and instruction will provide insight into the manufacturing of components, circumstances resulting in degradation, and diagnostic features for failure analysis and prevention.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Corrosion Course

Self-Study | Product code: 21311C
Corrosion occurs in all industries from automotive and aerospace to infrastructure, construction, petroleum, power, paper making, food processing, bioengineering, and pharmaceuticals. Corrosion is costly, dangerous, wasteful, and unsightly. It can be predicted, controlled, and even avoided.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Corrosion Testing and Monitoring

Digital Short Course | Product code: I-00020747
Corrosion testing and monitoring are powerful tools in the fight to control corrosion. Testing provides the necessary data for the evaluation and/ or selection of existing, alternative, or new materials in various environments. Monitoring allows workers to follow the effectiveness of a corrosion-control system and provides early warning when damaging conditions arise.
Price $385 • Member Price $350

Electroplating

Self-Study | Product code: 25311C
Many metals and alloys can be enhanced considerably by electroplating to provide corrosion resistance and/or decorative finishes. This course provides the electrical and chemical fundamentals of electroplating. Many types of metallic electrodeposition are explained in a "do" and "don't" presentation.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Elements of Metallurgy

Self-Study | Product code: 21701C
This course provides a broad introduction to the fundamental principles of metallurgy. The student will gain an understanding of basic and practical applications in various fields of metals and alloy behavior and manufacturing processes. This course is a valuable prerequisite for taking more technically challenging courses that will be required for career development.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Fundamentals and Applications of Powder Metallurgy

Self-Study | Product code: 21321C
Authored by nationally recognized authority, F.V. Lenel, Professor Emeritus, RPI. Powder Metallurgy (P/M) has been a small but rapidly growing source of near-net shaped parts for industry. The success of the P/M process derives from its ability to mass-produce complex structural parts with savings in labor, material, and/or energy.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Fundamentals of Nondestructive Testing

Self-Study | Product code: 22356C
New Course! Study valuable NDT techniques outlined by industry experts on your own time and at your own pace with ASM's "Fundamentals of Nondestructive Testing." Nondestructive Testing (NDT) is a vital part of material evaluation that can save users time and money in product assessment, troubleshooting, and research.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Heat Treating Furnaces and Equipment

Online | Product code: 274113SP
This course is designed as an extension of the Introduction to Heat Treatment course. It discusses advanced concepts in thermal and thermo-chemical surface treatments, such as case hardening, as well as the principles of thermal engineering (furnace design) and process trouble shooting.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Heat Treating Quality & Inspection

Self-Study | Product code: 27341C
This course is designed to increase the technical knowledge of those involved in the heat treatment of metals and alloys. Emphasis is on process control and quality control inspection procedures, since both are necessary to provide heat treated products to meet industry standards and specifications.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Heat Treatment of Carbon and Alloy Steels

Digital Short Course | Product code: I-00017329
The process of heat treating metals and metal alloys is simply heating and/or cooling a solid metal or alloy in a way designed to produce specific conditions and/or properties. Heat treatment of carbon and alloy steels is crucial in today’s industrial world because of the range of desirable mechanical properties that may be obtained and the importance of steel in every realm of modern life.
Price $385 • Member Price $350

Heat Treatment of Steel

Self-Study | Product code: 27341C
This course is designed to increase the technical knowledge of those involved in the heat treatment of metals and alloys. Emphasis is on process control and quality control inspection procedures, since both are necessary to provide heat treated products to meet industry standards and specifications.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

How to Organise and Run a Failure Analysis

Online | Product code: 23302K
Have you ever been handed a failure investigation and were not quite sure all the steps required to complete the investigation? Or perhaps you had to review a failure investigation and wondered if all the aspects had been properly covered? Or perhaps you read a failure investigation and wondered what to do next? The initial steps of a failure investigation set the direction and, in many cases, ensure a successful investigation or doom it to failure.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Induction Heating

Self-Study | Product code: 27371C
ASM International has developed this course covering the entire spectrum of induction heating technology. Written by industry experts, it covers the role of induction heating in producing reliable products, often with considerable savings in energy, labor and time. Taking a fundamentals approach, the basic principles of induction heating are presented as an introduction.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Introduction to Composites

Online | Product code: I-00019595
Composites are a specialty material used at increasing levels throughout our engineered environment, from high-performance aircraft and ground vehicles to relatively low-tech applications in our daily lives. Professionals with responsibilities for products and systems that rely on composites will benefit from a deeper understanding of how these materials are made, how they are used, how they behave, and how they can fail.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Materials Characterization and the Selection Process

Digital Short Course | Product code: I-00016445
Selecting a material is one of the most critical design decisions an engineer can make. With the advent of new age materials and evolving technology in manufacturing processes, there is a tremendous opportunity for innovation in design by utilizing the materials in products that provide greater performance at lower cost.
Price $385 • Member Price $350

Mechanical Properties and Their Measurement

Digital Short Course | Product code: I-00016332
In this innovative self-guided digital course, students will learn – with the help of rich visuals, narrated animations, demonstration videos, and interactive quizzes – how to measure properties such as tensile strength, hardness, and impact resistance and what the tests reveal about material behavior and failure mechanisms, including fracture, creep, and fatigue.
Price $385 • Member Price $350

Medical Device Design Validation and Failure Analysis

Online | Product code: 230113SP
This course provides students with a fundamental understanding of the design process necessary to make robust medical devices. Fracture, fatigue, stress analysis, and corrosion design validation approaches are examined, and real-world medical device design validations are reviewed. Further, since failures often provide us with important information about any design, mechanical and materials failure analysis techniques are covered. Several medical device failure analysis case studies are provided.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Metallographic Techniques, Part 1

Digital Short Course | Product code: I-00019599
In this self-guided digital course, students will learn - with the help of rich visuals, narrated animations, demonstration videos and interactive quizzes - the various metallographic techniques involved in the specimen sampling and preparation.
Price $385 • Member Price $350

Metallographic Techniques, Part 2

Digital Short Course | Product code: I-00019600
In this self-guided digital course, students will learn - with the help of rich visuals, narrated animations, demonstration videos and interactive quizzes - the various metallographic techniques involved in the specimen sampling and preparation.
Price $385 • Member Price $350

Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgist™

Online | Product code: 21352K
An ideal first course for anyone who needs a working understanding of metals and their applications. It has been designed for those with no previous training in metallurgy, such as technical, laboratory, and sales personnel; engineers from other disciplines; management and administrative staff; and non-technical support staff such as purchasing and receiving agents who order and inspect incoming material.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Metallurgy of Steel for the Non-Metallurgist

Online | Product code: 219213SP
This course provides essential knowledge to those who do not have a technical background in metallurgical engineering but have a need to understand more about the technical aspects of steel manufacturing, properties and applications.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Metallurgy of Welding and Joining

Self-Study Course | Product code: 24321C
Welding metallurgy is a complex subject because it requires knowledge of materials, welding processes, design, and inspection.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1650

Practical Heat Treating

Self-Study | Product code: 27361C
Practical Heat Treating teaches the actual heat treating process or the "how" of heat treating, as compared to "Heat Treatment of Steel" and "Principles of Heat Treating" which are intended to impart the fundamental metallurgical knowledge of what happens when metals are heated and cooled or the "why" of heat treatment.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1650

Practical Induction Heat Treating

Online | Product code: I-00019603
Taking a fundamentals approach, this course is presented as an introduction to the world of induction heat treating. The course will cover the role of induction heating in producing reliable products, as well as the considerable savings in energy, labor, space, and time it has. You will learn in-depth on topics such as selecting equipment, designs of multiple systems, current application, and sources and solutions of induction heat treating problems.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Principles of Failure Analysis

Online | Product code: 23312K
Profit from failure analysis techniques, understand general failure analysis procedures and learn fundamental sources of failures. This course is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practice of failure analysis.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Stainless Steels

Self-Study | Product code: 21401C
Stainless steels have emerged as one of the more important man-made materials, designed for strength, corrosion resistance, and easy fabrication. Continued growth in the use of stainless steels provides an incentive to understand their properties, processing, and response to various fabrication rules. This course provides the important facts to help master these alloys for a wide variety of uses.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Strengthening Mechanisms of Non-Ferrous Alloys

Digital Short Course | Product code: I-00018747
In this self-guided digital course, students will learn – with the help of rich visuals, narrated animations, ASTM test procedures videos, and interactive quizzes – effects of alloying elements on the strength of metals, age hardening, cold working and annealing and the optimal strengthening mechanisms for several groups of alloys.
Price $385 • Member Price $350

Thermal Spray Technology

Self-Study | Product code: 25301C
Thermal spray technology provides a cost-effective solution for many applications requiring resistance to wear, heat and corrosion. Processes including electric arc combustion and plasma spray coatings can apply almost any material to the surface of another. Coating systems must be engineered and applied correctly to operate as an overlay surface.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Titanium and Its Alloys

Online | Product code: 21422K
Titanium occupies an important position in the family of metals because of its light weight and corrosion resistance. Its unique combination of physical, chemical and mechanical properties make titanium alloys attractive for aerospace and industrial applications.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

Types of Corrosion

Digital Short Course | Product code: I-00019105
In this self-guided digital course, students will learn - with the help of rich visuals, narrated animations, demonstration videos, and interactive quizzes - the major corrosion processes that are observed across all industries. This course also includes real world corrosion case studies.
Price $385 • Member Price $350

Welding Inspection and Quality Control

Self-Study | Product code: 24331C
This course addresses all the aspects that are critical to understanding this demanding area; it contains the technical information that the personnel in this area must know to perform their jobs properly.
Price $1800 • Member Price $1550

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