ASTM E384 Standard Test Method for Knoop and Vickers Hardness of Materials -- eLearning Course

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About the Course

This test method covers determination of the Knoop and Vickers hardness of materials, the verification of Knoop and Vickers hardness testing machines, and the calibration of standardized Knoop and Vickers test blocks.

The course takes approximately 1 hour to complete and includes instructional video content, interactive knowledge checks, and a self-grading quiz. Downloadable resources include a pdf of the standard.

Learning Outcome

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

  • Identify apparatus and related components, including both Vickers and Knoop indenters.
  • Define test specimen requirements, including those for etching.
  • Recall procedure for determination of the microindentation hardness of materials, including those for indentation spacing.
  • Recognize reporting requirements outlined for ASTM E384.


Anyone who runs the E384 test method or who needs an understanding of the test method and how it is properly run.

Certificate and CEUs

CEUs: .1 or 1 PDH

Certificate: A certificate is available upon successful completion of the course and an 80% or higher score on the exam.

ASTM Standards Referenced



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