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ASTM International has partnered with Tinius Olsen to provide you with a best-in-class learning experience. This training course is a series of educational interactive training sessions where the attendees will gain hands-on experience. You will be able to describe principles, techniques and mechanical properties in respect to hardness testing as well as demonstrate proper use of ASTM Test Methods. Practical and written examinations will be conducted during the course.
The following course subjects will be presented, and following completion, all attendees will demonstrate basic understanding of these core items in regards to Rockwell, Brinell and Knoop-Vickers hardness testing, utilizing industry guidelines and applicable ASTM standards (E10, E18, E92 and E384)
By the end of this course you will be able to:
This course is designed to examine the benefits of standards used with the various hardness testing platforms. Training will be targeted at a level for those currently in the mechanical testing arena as well as students involved in material science/engineering programs wishing for hands-on approach from industry experts.
Registration 9:30am-10:00am on the first day of class.
Class 10:00am-3:00pm EDT. There will be breaks included.
ASTM is recognized by the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) as an Authorized Provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs), under the ANSI/IACET 1-2013 Standard, for good practices and quality continuing education and training programs.
IACET continuing education units (CEUs) are issued on each certificate; this e-learning course will earn 1.4 CEUs that equals 14 professional development hours (PDHs).
Shawn Byrd, as technical manager at Tinius Olsen Shawn's primary focus is on materials testing and the application of various standards using different testing platforms to assist in the evaluation of materials and products. Shawn has the responsibility at Tinius Olsen to ensure the personnel and internal procedures for calibration comply with, and are in accordance to, ISO 17025 and any other requested requirements.
Shawn is also a member of the Tinius Olsen M.A.G., or Market Analysis Group, which has responsibility for market analysis in relation to Tinius Olsen's position in the marketplace. Shawn is a member of the following ASTM International Committees, A01 on Steel, Stainless Steel and related Alloys, D30 on Composite materials, C09 on Concrete and Aggregates, E28 on Mechanical Testing and F16 on Fasteners. These groups have over 1000 members combined and are responsible for over 250 standards. Shawn is also involved with Tinius Olsen and ASTM working on collaborative projects with colleges and professional industries. Shawn provides training on various platforms of mechanical testing to assist clients and students to achieve a level of competence needed for success in the always changing society of testing. This includes both hands-on and classroom instruction.
Shawn has been involved in testing labs in the US, UK, China, India and Singapore. During his tenure in the US Navy, Shawn completed his degree in Electrical Engineering. Shawn has completed degreed studies in both the mechanical engineering and material science arenas as well. Shawn has completed and taken part in numerous Nadcap, A2LA, UKAS and ISO audits.
Learning will be assessed through a series of question and answer sessions.
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