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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 2019–) 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

Course disposition

The classes are mainly concentrated to two full days of studies, in average every second week during two months . In between classes, homework assignments and preparation work have to be completed. High degree of attendance to classes is required.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Registered to MG1010 Introductory Welding Technology,  general course

Basic eligibility and 120 cr in Engineering

knowledge of Swedish B/Swedish 3

or the corresponding

Recommended prerequisites

MG1010 Introductory Welding Technology, General Course

MG1011 Introductory Welding Technology, Advanced Course

MG1012 Non-Destructive Testing


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"Karlebo Svetshandbok" (K Weman),

"Hälsa och säkerhet vid svetsning" (K Weman),

samt utdelat material i kursen.

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 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 MG2013

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,