• Length:
    5 Weeks
  • Effort:
    1–2 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Institution
  • Subject:
  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

Prerequisites

None

About this course

This course is an introduction to steel, exploring its history and cultural context, where it comes from, how it works, why we use so much of it, and how we might use it in the future.

It is delivered in a lively manner using everyday examples, demonstrations, and film footage of steel making.

"I have finished the course, and I would like to thank the staff of TenarisUniversityX for this excellent production, and also for the learning material and the opportunity to participate, sending best regards from Venezuela." - Fabian Robledo

What you'll learn

The following concepts will be covered:

  • The basics of steel smelting;
  • The properties of steel and their origins;
  • Its relationship with society;
  • The sustainability of a world underpinned by steel.

Meet your instructors

Mark Miodownik
Professor of Materials & Society and the Director of Institute of Making
University College London

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