Hardness Testing -- E-Learning Course

    Price: $45.00

    About The Course

    This course teaches about Rockwell and Brinell hardness testing and Vickers and Knoop microhardness testing. Students will learn about how tests are performed, test sample and testing requirements, and test parameter selection.

    This course can be completed in about 30 minutes.

    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of this course you will be able to:

    • Explain how Brinell and Rockwell hardness tests are performed
    • Explain how Vickers and Knoop microhardness tests are performed
    • Explain sample and testing requirements for Brinell and Rockwell hardness and Knoop and Vickers microhardness tests
    • Explain the effects of test load and indenter size on indentation depth and size.

    What's Covered in This Course?
    The following topics are covered:

    • Rockwell hardness testing
    • Brinell hardness testing
    • Knoop and Vickers microhardness sample preparation and testing

    Is This Course Right for You?
    This course was designed for:

    Engineers: design, manufacturing, and quality engineers.
    Sales people and purchasing agents who have metallurgy discussions with suppliers and customers

    No CEUs are given for this course.

    How Learning Will Be Assessed
    Learners will be assessed by completing the module and passing the final exam.


    1 year online subscription for a Single User Only via username/password. Requires internet access.

    For pricing for Multi-User access or for more information, please contact sales here or call 1-877-909-ASTM.

    Technology Requirements

    For a list of technology requirements for accessing ASTM Training please click here.

    About the Course Creator

    This course is part of a series of metallurgy e-learning courses offered by ASTM in partnership with Industrial Metallurgists LLC. Developed by Michael Pfeifer, Ph.D., P.E., the courses benefit from his over 20 years of experience providing metallurgical engineering and materials engineering expertise.

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    Price: $45