Fall Courses 2014

Course #1

Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgist

10/1/14 to 11/19/14

Wednesday Nights 7PM – 9PM

at Stress Engineering Services, Inc.

Date Subjects
10/1 Metals – A History
10/8 Extractive Metallurgy
Solidification of Metals
10/15 Metal FormingMechanical Properties and Their Measurements
10/22 Steels and Cast Irons: Applications and Metallurgy
Heat Treatment of Steel
10/29 Case Hardening of Steel
Strengthening Mechanism
11/5 Nonferrous Metals
11/12 Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention
Quality Control and Failure Analysis
11/19 Materials Characterization and the Selection Process
  • $550 Members
  • $625 for Non-Members
  • $225 for Students

Who Should Enroll: Metal processing personnel, machine shop superintendents, QA managers, heat treating operators and managers, component designers, technicians, marketing writers and individuals without a materials background wishing to better understand the role of materials science. This course provides understandings of what metals are, how they behave, and why they behave differently than non-metallic materials. This course will show how metals are processed to yield desired properties.

Course #2

Non Destructive Evaluation & Testing

10/2/14 to 11/6/14

Thursday Nights 7PM – 9PM

at Stress Engineering Services, Inc.

Date Subjects
10/2 Introduction to Non-Destructive Testing
Liquid Penetrant Inspection
10/9 Magnetic Particle Inspection
10/16 Ultrasonic Inspection
10/23 Radiography
10/30 Eddy Current Inspection
11/6 Acoustic Inspection Testing
NDT Methods for Failure Analysis
  • $550 Members
  • $625 for Non-Members
  • $225 for Students

Who Should Enroll: Mechanical, industrial and manufacturing engineers, metallurgists, technicians, machine shop superintendents and managers in requiring an understanding of the various non-destructive evaluations and testing methods. This course provides an understanding of various non-destructive techniques that can be used for both surface and bulk flaw detection in service components.

Location in Northwest Houston (near 290 and Eldridge)

Stress Engineering Services, Inc. Conference Center, Building #2,

13610 Westland East Blvd, Houston, TX 77449

Map to Stress Engineering

Course Fees:

  • $225.00 – Student
  • $550.00 – ASM Members and Chapter Sustaining Member’s Employees
  • $625.00 – Non-Members
  • All prices include course materials.

If you are registering multiple students for different courses, you must submit registration for them separately.


Registration can be made by submitting the online registration form paying online or by registering online and sending a copy of the e-mail confirmation along with a check, P.O. or money order to the address below. Make checks payable to ASM International Houston Chapter.

Mail to:

Leo Vega (281) 955-2900

Stress Engineering Services, Inc.

13800 Westfair East Drive

Houston, TX 77041


Tax deduction applies for all expenses of continuing education (including registration fee, travel, meals and lodging) undertaken to maintain and improve professional skills. (Tres. Reg. 1-167-5)