The training course covers the basic principles and utilization of different analytical techniques used in materials testing and characterization.  These techniques include optical and scanning electron microscopy, x-ray diffraction, metallography, hardness testing, thermal analysis, and particle size analysis.

Price ₱9,500

Description

Duration:             2 Days
Training Fee:      Php 9, 500

 

Who Should Attend:

Personnel directly and indirectly involved in materials science and engineering activities:

  • Academe (students, faculty, administrators)
  • Testing and analytical services
  • Research and development offices
  • Manufacturing industry

 

Coverage:

The training course covers the basic principles and utilization of different analytical techniques used in materials testing and characterization.  These techniques include optical and scanning electron microscopy, x-ray diffraction, metallography, hardness testing, thermal analysis, and particle size analysis.

 

Objectives:

To provide participants with the basic knowledge on the use of the different analytical techniques in materials testing and characterization

 

Course Outline:

Lecture-demonstration and hands-on activities on:

Day 1:
1. Optical Microscopy / Surface Morphology Analysis
2. Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
3. Metallography
4. Preparation of specimen for microscopic examination
5. Etching of specimen for microscopic examination
6. Microscopic examination
7. Photomicrography

Day 2:
1. X-Ray Diffraction (XRD)
2. Thermal Analysis (TA)

2.1 Differential ScanningCalorimetry (DSC)
2.2 Differential Thermal Analysis-Thermo Gravimetric Analysis (DTA-TGA)
2.3 Thermomechanical Analysis (TMA)

3. Hardness Testing
4. Particle Size Analysis

 

Methodology:

The two-day training will involve lecture, demonstration and some hands-on activities on the available equipment.  During the hands-on exercises, participants will be working in groups and each participant will be given the chance to do his / her part in the exercises.  Supplies and materials to be used in the experiment will be provided.  Participants completing the training course will be given certificates.