ECTS - Welding Metallurgy and Technology

Welding Metallurgy and Technology (MATE442) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Welding Metallurgy and Technology MATE442 Area Elective 3 0 0 3 5
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Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery
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Course Objectives To introduce the students of Materials Engineering to the principles of welding technology and its applications in addition with the behavior of metallic materials during and after welding
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Ability to cite terms and definitions used in welding technology
  • To obtain information about basics of the welding processes, related application areas and recent developments
  • To obtain information about behavior of metallic materials during and after welding
  • Understanding of engineering tools used to ensure the quality of welding
  • Case studies
Course Content Welding related terms and definitions, classification of the welding processes, frequently used welding processes, their application areas, advantages and disadvantage, typical welding discontinuities, destructive and nondestructive tests applied on welded joints, quality aspects, welding metallurgy of ferrous and nonferrous metals, effects of the

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Welding related terms and definitions. Classification of the welding processes
2 Oxyacetylene welding process
3 Manual metal arc welding process.
4 Metal active gas welding process.
5 Tungsten inert gas welding process
6 Submerged arc welding process.
7 Resistance welding
8 Other welding processes
9 Behavior of carbon steels during welding
10 Behavior of low alloy steels during welding
11 Behavior of stainless steels during welding
12 Behavior of aluminium and aluminium alloys during welding
13 Behavior of other non-ferrous alloys during welding
14 Quality assurance, destructive and nondestructive tests on welding
15 Overall review
16 Final exam


Course Book 1. Lancaster.J.F., “Metallurgy of Welding”, Abington Publishing, Cambridge, 1999.
2. Kou.S. “Welding Metallurgy”, John Wiley & Sons, New Jersey, 2003.
Other Sources 3. ASM Metals Handbook. Vol.6. “Welding Brazing & Soldering”, ASM International, Metals Park, Ohio, USA, 1993.
4. AWS Welding Handbook, Ed. Vol. 2; AWS, Miami, USA, 2004.
5. AWS Welding Handbook, Ed. Vol. 3; AWS, Miami, USA, 2007.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 5 10
Presentation - -
Project 1 20
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 8 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams.
5 An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.
6 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 An ability to communicate effectively.
8 An understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context and recognition of the responsibilities for social problems.
9 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
10 Knowledge of contemporary engineering issues.
11 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.
12 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies
13 An ability to make methodological scientific research.
14 An ability to produce, report and present an original or known scientific body of knowledge.
15 An ability to defend an originally produced idea.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 15 15
Homework Assignments 4 3 12
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 15 15
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 126