Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103065742006Welded Joint DesignElective128
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
1An ability to recognize joint types, weld types and weld symbols.
2To be able to make necessary calculations for weld dimensioning.
3An ability to comprehend welding positions and importance of weld accessibility.
4An ability to comprehend general rules for conversion to welding.
5Explain 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
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Introduction. Advantages of welded construction
1Weldment design factors-1
2Weldment design factors-2
3Welding positions and weld accessibility
4Conversion to weldment
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6Welding symbols.
7Weld strength calculations-1
8Weld strength calculations-2
9Behavior of welded structures under different types of loads
10Midterm exam
11Residual stresses and distortions-1
12Residual stresses and distortions-2
13Cost estimations in welding
14Mechanical and non-destructive tests of welded parts
15Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
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 ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Report Preparation41040
Self Study14684
Homework41560
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)232
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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