FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGDEPARTMENT OF METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS ENGINEERING


Courses given by the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


METE468 WELDING METALLURGY

Course Code: 5700468
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MAHMUT VEDAT AKDENİZ
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Objective

1.Explain the thermal, chemical and mechanical aspects of welding. 2.Comprehend the metallurgical aspects of welding in three different regions of the weld: the fusion, partially melted and heat-affected zones. 3.Establish important relationships between internal structure, properties and performance of the weld during processing and use.

Course Content

Joints and welds, manual arc welding, electrodes and techniques. Gas welding and cutting, plasma arc and other cutting processes. Arc welding metallurgy. Testing and inspection. Welding of alloy and carbon steels. Welding of cast iron. Welding of non ferrous metals. Equipment and technique for TIG welding. Weld defects. Weld distortions.

Learning Outcomes

Students apply materials science, physical metallurgy and thermodynamics to the specifics of welding metallurgy related topics.