- Structural Lightweighting Trends and Multi-Material Structures (28 min)
- Major Challenges in Design and Manufacturing of Multi-Material Structure (51 min)
- Major Lightweight Structure Materials, Applications, and Combinations (47 min)
- Dissimilar Metals Joining Techniques: Principles and Applications (64 min)
- Polymer/Metal Joining Techniques: Principles and Applications (24 min)
- Principles for Joint Design and Applications for Dissimilar Metal Joining (54 min)
- Joint Stress Concentration Analysis Method for Fatigue Evaluation and Test Data Correlation: Part I (28 min)
- Joint Stress Concentration Analysis Method for Fatigue Evaluation and Test Data Correlation: Part II (45 min)
Each course contains 4-6 hours of online instruction divided into shorter modules to make it easy to learn at your own pace.
You will have 180 days from your course start date to complete the course.
Successful completion requires you to view all course modules and receive an 80% passing grade on the course assessment. Upon completing these requirements, you will earn a digital badge for your resume or professional profile.
Upon successful completion of 4 CCET courses, you will receive a U-M Certificate of Achievement.
Select 4 courses from one concentration to deepen your knowledge in a subject or area. If you choose a specialization, your certificate will note the specialization you completed.
There are no prerequisites for this course. A bachelor's degree in a science, engineering, or technical field is recommended but not required.
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Administrative/Online Technical Support
Support staff are available via phone and email to help with administrative and technical issues during our normal business hours (Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time).
- Understand current trends in manufacturing lightweight structural components
- Become knowledgeable about the range of available lightweight materials and manufacturing processes
- Appreciate how ICME models can optimize product design and manufacturing
- Learn how to select the appropriate material and manufacturing process for each component