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MG2013 Advanced Welding Technology, Modulus 1 6.0 credits

  • Welding Processes, mechanization and automation.
  • Welding Economics.
  • Work environment with welding,
  • Metrology

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus MG2013 (Autumn 2023–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Welding Processes, mechanization and automation

Welding Economics

Work Environment with welding


Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

  • thoroughly describe welding of structural parts and constructions
  • explain fundamental physical background of welding arcs
  • describe advantages and disadvantages of welding and cutting machines in different situations
  • describe advantages and disadvantages of automated systems for flexible welding and cutting
  • thoroughly explain control and quality checks of primary parameters during and after finished welding
  • optimise process parameters - selection of process, additives, weld parameters, considering quality and cost
  • formulate work instructions and directives for welding and cutting processes

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Finished basic course in Welding engineering (MG1010, MG1011, MG1012)

120 cr in Engineering

Recommended prerequisites

MG1010 Introductory Welding Technology, General Course

MG1011 Introductory Welding Technology, Advanced Course

MG1012 Non-Destructive Testing


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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

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


  • DEL1 - Attendance, - credits, grading scale: P, F
  • HEM1 - Home assignments, 1.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • LABA - Laboratory work, 2.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written exam, 3.0 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

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

MG2014 Advanced Welding Technology, module 2

MG2015 Advanced Welding Technology, module 3


Joakim Hedegård,