Introduction to Steel

Explore the science, history, industrial and cultural significance of steel.

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Starts May 18
Ends Aug 31
Starts May 18
Estimated 5 weeks
1–2 hours per week
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About this course

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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

At a glance

  • Language: English

What you'll learn

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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.

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