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MG1012 Non-Destructive Testing 3.0 credits

To provide basic knowledge about the methods for nondestructive testing of welded joints. 

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Spring 2025 Start 10 Feb 2025 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus MG1012 (Spring 2020–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Non-destructive testing is a course that mainly gives you theoretical, but also certain practical knowledge of this field. The course is carried out in close cooperation with the industry, which gives a foundation in reality. Labs in NDT.

Intended learning outcomes

After completing the course with a passing grade the student should be able to:

  • account for and understand the application of common methods for non-destructive testing (NDT) of welded joint
  • describe which types of defects that can be detected with different NDT methods
  • suggest an appropriate NDT method or combination of NDT methods for quality assurance

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

General entry requirements and a minimum of 120 credits in technology.

Recommended prerequisites

Basic eligibility and 120 cr in Engineering plus basic course in Welding Technology, MG1010 or equivalent


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Kompendium "Oförstörande provning", KTH.

Nondestructive testing of welds, Raj Subramanian Jayakumar.

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • DEL1 - Participation, - credits, grading scale: P, F
  • LAB1 - Laboratory work, 0.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN2 - Written exam, 2.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

MG2013 Advanced Welding Technology, modulus 1

MG2014 Advanced Welding Technology, modulus 2

MG2015 Advanced Welding Technology, modulus 3


Joakim Hedegård (, Per Johansson (