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Overview

Classroom Option

Wednesday
April 19
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Lunch included

$295.00

Contact:

Christa Sterling
csterling@ccsu.edu
860-832-2277

Materials & Manufacturing

This course covers: Raw Materials Basic Elements and Production, the Material Test Report and Certifications, Material Chemical and Mechanical Specifications, Testing and Test Reporting, including Heat Numbers.

Details

Curriculum

Understanding how the materials used on the shop floor are produced, their chemical compositions and mechanical properties and requirements, both pre-process and final inspection provide useful insight into the importance of raw material quality, specifications & Standards (such as ASME, ASTM, ASQC and DFARS). Ferrous, Non-Ferrous, Aerospace, Medical, Military and Commercial raw materials will be studied, from traditional metal materials to polymers, carbon fiber, composite and high temperature/high performance materials and finished component testing will be presented with examples and case studies from industry practice.

This course covers: Raw Materials Basic Elements and Production, the Material Test Report and Certifications, Material Chemical and Mechanical Specifications, Testing and Test Reporting, including Heat Numbers.

Ample time will be allotted for class discussion.

Who Should Enroll
Instructor

Mr. Jim Speck, P.E.

Jim Speck has provided technical training including Blueprint Reading to a wide range of industrial and commercial personnel. Jim is a licensed professional engineer in Connecticut and has held technical and management positions with the Holo-Krome Company, Crescent Manufacturing and the Johnson Gage Company. Jim is the author Mechanical Fastening, Joining and Assembly, 1st and 2nd editions. He completed an apprenticeship at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard and holds degrees from Drexel University and the Hartford Graduate Center.

Location

Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06053
Room: TBD

Testimonials

Awesome class, thank you! Spring, 2021

Thank you for taking the time to teach us and helping us with answers. Spring, 2021

Mr. Speck is a great instructor. Highly recommended. Fall, 2019

Kept the attention of the class by relating content to real world experiences. Fall, 2019

Presents material in a clear and concise manner. Mr. Speck was an outstanding professor. The most knowledgeable man I’ve ever met. Fall, 2019

Great class! Great instructor! Spring, 2019