Description of Individual Course Units
 Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Unit Year of Study Semester Number of ECTS Credits 9103065742006 Welded Joint Design Elective 1 2 8
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Upon completion of this course students will (be able to); - comprehend basic principles of weld design, - make calculations necessary for dimensioning welds, - be familiar with tests applied to welded parts, - understand the residual stresses and distortions within the welded structures.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Asst.Prof.Dr. Serdar KARAOĞLU
Learning Outcomes
 1 An ability to recognize joint types, weld types and weld symbols. 2 To be able to make necessary calculations for weld dimensioning. 3 An ability to comprehend welding positions and importance of weld accessibility. 4 An ability to comprehend general rules for conversion to welding. 5 Explain the effects of welding on the residual stresses and distortion within the welded structure.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Weldment design factors. Welding symbols. Weld calculation. Residual stresses and distortions. Cost estimation. Mechanical and non-destructive tests.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
 Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory 0 Introduction. Advantages of welded construction 1 Weldment design factors-1 2 Weldment design factors-2 3 Welding positions and weld accessibility 4 Conversion to weldment 5 . 6 Welding symbols. 7 Weld strength calculations-1 8 Weld strength calculations-2 9 Behavior of welded structures under different types of loads 10 Midterm exam 11 Residual stresses and distortions-1 12 Residual stresses and distortions-2 13 Cost estimations in welding 14 Mechanical and non-destructive tests of welded parts 15 Final Exam
Hicks, J. G., 1999. “Welded Joint Design”. Industrial Press. Inc., New York. Cary, H. B., 2002. “Modern Welding Technology”. Prentice Hall. 5 edition. RECOMMENDED BOOKS: AWS, “Welding Handbook - Welding Science and Technology”. Vol. 1. 9th Edition.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
 Term (or Year) Learning Activities Quantity Weight SUM 0 End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities Quantity Weight SUM 0 SUM 0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None