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A survey of problems in welding technology with a concentration on weldability of steel and welding methods.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus MG110V (Autumn 2011–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

A survey of problems in welding technology with a focus on weldability of steel and welding methods.

Intended learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course requirements, students will

  • know the fundamentals in materials technology of welding
  • know the fundamentals in processing of welding
  • know the fundamentals in strength of materials in welded constructions
  • have the ability to evaluate breakdown safety in a construction during normal operation
  • have the ability to choose material and process to give structural strength.

Course Disposition

The classes are concentrated to two full days of studies, in average every second week. In between classes homework assignments and preparation work have to be completed. High degree of attendance to classes is required. The course includes laboratory exercises in welding and cutting methods.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Completed upper secondary education including documented proficiency in Swedish corresponding to Swedish B and English corresponding to English A.

And 120 university credits (hp).

Recommended prerequisites

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Course binders:

"Svetsningens materialteknologi" av NilsErik Hannerz

"Svetsteknologiskt ABC" av Kjell Eriksson

"Vanliga svetsmetoder" av Klas Weman

Examination and completion

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

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • LAB1 - Laboratory Work, - hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminar, - hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 6,0 hp, betygsskala: 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.

Other requirements for final grade

LAB1    Laboratory exercises        0,0 cr   
SEM1    Seminars                       0,0 cr
TEN1    Written examination        6,0 cr

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 web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web MG110V

Offered by

ITM/Production Engineering

Main field of study

Mechanical Engineering, Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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