Thermal Stress and Brittle Fracture of Material
This online engineering PDH course addresses the effects of thermal stress and thermal shock on a system. It explains how thermal stress and shock combined with pressure can cause major damage to components. This course also addresses ductile and brittle fracture. It describes how ductile and brittle fractures are affected by the minimum pressurization and temperature curves. It also explains the reason why heatup and cooldown rate limits are used when heating up or cooling down a system.
This 2 PDH online course is applicable to structural and mechanical engineers, construction and personnel, technical staff and facility operators who are interested in gaining a better understanding of thermal stress and brittle fracture of materials.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Thermal stress
- Pressurized thermal shock
- Brittle fracture mechanism
- Minimum pressurization-temperature curves
- Heatup and cooldown rate limits
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Modules 3 and 4, "Thermal Stress and Brittle Fracture" of the Department of Energy Publication DOE-HDBK-1017/1-93, "Material Science".
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