Metals 101 – An Introduction to Metallurgy

Metals 101 is a look at the nature and properties of metals. The information presented here is intended to be an introduction to metals for people working in the fields of product design, manufacturing, welding and machining.

What are Metals

The Structure of Metals

Metal Grains

What is Stress


What is Strain

Tensile Testing and the Stress Strain Diagram

Engineering Stress vs. True Stress

Young’s Modulus

Yield Point

Ultimate Strength

Phase Diagrams

The Iron-Carbon System

Heat Treating Ferrous Metals

Heat Treating Non-Ferrous Metals

Here is a link to the YouTube playlist: Metals 101