Spring Courses 2013

Course #1
Practical Oilfield Metallurgy and Corrosion
2/7/13 to 4/4/13
Thursday Nights 7PM-9PM
at Stress Engineering Services, Inc.

Date Subjects
2/7 Introduction / Basic Metallurgy
2/21 Oilfield Materials
2/28 Metallurgy in Drilling
3/7 Metallurgy in Production and Facilities
3/14 Metallurgy in Enhanced Oil Recovery and Offshore/Subsea Operations
3/21 Corrosion in the Oilfield
3/28 Metallurgical Processes
4/4 Failure Analysis
  • $550 Members
  • $675 for Non-Members
  • $225 for Students

Who Should Enroll: Engineers, managers and technicians responsible for materials selection and failure analysis in the petroleum industry.  This is an ideal first course for anyone who needs a working understanding of how metallurgy is specifically applied to the area of petroleum production.  The presentation of the principles and commonly used references for day to day decision-making may be useful to practicing metallurgists and materials engineers.

Course #2
Metallurgy for the Non-Metallurgist
2/6/13 to 3/27/13
Wednesday Nights, 7PM – 9PM
at Stress Engineering Services, Inc.

Date Subjects
2/6 Metals – A History
2/13 Extractive Metallurgy Solidification of Metals
2/20 Metal Forming
Mechanical Properties and Their Measurements
2/27 Steels and Cast Irons: Applications and Metallurgy
Heat Treatment of Steel
3/6 Case Hardening of Steel
Strengthening Mechanism
3/13 Nonferrous Metals
Joining
3/20 Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention
Quality Control and Failure Analysis
3/27 Materials Characterization and the Selection Process
  • $550 Members
  • $675 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.

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
  • $675.00 – Non-Members
  • Both prices include course materials.

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

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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
Leo.Vega@stress.com

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)

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