Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103065812006Modern Welding TechnologyElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Upon completion of this course students will (be able to); Be familiar with the technical terms related to welding, comprehend the modern welding processes and equipments, understand the advantages and disadvantages of the welding processes and select the most suitable process for a given product.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Asst.Prof.Dr. Serdar KARAOĞLU
Learning Outcomes
1Ability to correctly use terminology of welding.
2To be able to identify and compare welding processes and their applications.
3To be able to select the most appropriate welding process to make a permanent joint of given materials.
4An ability to make a literature study for a given subject related to welding technology.
5An ability to describe and explain welding defects: their causes and preventions.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Fundamentals of welding. Arc welding processes with a non-consumable electrode. Arc welding processes with a consumable electrode. Electric resistance welding. Beam welding methods. Welding power sources. Mechanized, automatic and robotic arc welding. Quality control of welds. Special applications of welding.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction. Background. Fundamentals.
2Arc welding processes with nonconsumable electrodes.
3Arc welding processes with nonconsumable electrodes.
4Arc welding processes with consumable electrodes.
5Arc welding processes with consumable electrodes.
6Resistance welding processes.
7Beam welding processes.
8Welding power sources.
9Mechanized, automatic and robotic applications of arc welding.
10Quality control of welded parts.
11Midterm exam
12Presentations of homeworks
13Presentations of homeworks
14Presentations of homeworks
15Presentations of homeworks
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
TEXTBOOK: 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 Examination12020
Final Examination12020
Attending Lectures14342
Project Preparation17070
Individual Study for Mid term Examination15050
Individual Study for Final Examination15050
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)252
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