Hardness Testing PD261331ON

Topics: Manufacturing and Materials Tests and Testing , Materials properties , Tensile strength


This online course focuses on Rockwell and Brinell hardness testing and Vickers and Knoop microhardness testing. Participants will learn about how the tests are performed, test sample requirements, test parameter selection, and testing requirements. The course can be completed in 30 minutes.


By participating in this online course, you'll be able to:

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

Materials Provided

  • 90 days of online single-user access (from date of purchase) to the thirty minute presentation
  • Course handbook (.pdf, dowloadable)
  • Integrated knowledge checks to reinforce key concepts
  • Certificate of Completion (upon completion of all course content and a score of 70% or higher on the learning assessment)

Is this Metallurgy Online Course for You?

This online course is targeted to design, manufacturing, and quality engineers, and sales people and purchasing agents with technical backgrounds.

Industrial Metallurgists, LLC

Industrial Metallurgists, LLC provides materials engineering expertise and training to help you develop and manufacture products. Industrial Metallurgists, LLC believes that understanding the science and engineering of materials enables the design and manufacture of successful products that meet their performance, reliability, and cost requirements.


For More Details

Email CustomerService@sae.org, or call 1-877-606-7323 (U.S. and Canada) or 724-776-4970 (outside US and Canada).

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

  • Windows or macOS
  • Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari (Other OSs and browsers including mobile devices are not supported by may work)
  • Broadband-1Mbps minimum

Access Period: 90 Days

Duration: 0.5 Hours
Members save up to 9% off list price.
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Special Offers: Quantity discounts for eight or more students and corporate access options are also available - complete a Corporate Learning Solutions Request Form for a quote.