Metallurgical Consultant. Training and Short Courses. Metal Failure Analysis. Professional Opinions. Expert Witness.

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BIOGRAPHY

Professor Denis Twigg, CEng FIMMM is an international consultant in wide-ranging metallurgical topics, currently focussed on bespoke training using short technical courses.

Denis' vast experience enables him to advise or deliver a training course exactly tailored to an organisation's requirements. Short technical courses can range from half day to two days' duration.

His experience includes:

  • Head of Department of Materials and Metallurgy, Nelson Mandela University

  • Head of Department Metallurgy, South African Bureau of Standards

  • Executive Director of the Galvanisers' Association of Southern Africa

  • Lecturer in Metallurgy, Bradford Technical College

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Knowledge for Every Level

OVERVIEW OF COURSES

FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS...

The World of Metals

  • assumes little or no prior knowledge

  • insight into where and why metals are used

  • introducing some common processes (e.g. casting, forging, rolling, sheet, heat treatment)

INTRODUCTORY COURSE FOR NON-METALLURGISTS...

Principles of Metallurgy for Non-Metallurgists

  • the relationship between microscopic structures, metal strength and corrosion resistance

  • the effects of heat treatment, alloying and cold working on properties

  • introducing some common commercial metals as examples

WORKSHOP COURSE 1...

Carbon and Alloy Steel Metallurgy

  • ​engineering steels

  • how they are manufactured

  • basic metallurgy

WORKSHOP COURSE 2...

Stainless Steels

  • manufacture

  • metallurgical principles

  • applications

WORKSHOP COURSE 3...

Casting Processes

  • metallurgical principles

  • introducing some modern methods

WORKSHOP COURSE 4...

Heat Treatment of Metals

  • understanding of heat treatment processes

  • ferrous and non-ferrous alloys

  • practical and metallurgical considerations

WORKSHOP COURSE 5...

Combatting Metallic Corrosion

  • introduction to corrosion theories

  • causes of corrosion

  • ways of prevention

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"When all else fails use bloody great nails!"


James Edward Gordon's book

 "The New Science of Strong Materials"  (1968)

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Contact Metallurgy4u for course offerings, consultations, legal expert witnessing or any other metallurgical enquires.

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