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Before choosing courseMG213V Advanced Welding Technology, Modulus 1 6.0 creditsAdministrate About course
  • Welding Processes, mechanization and automation.
  • Welding Economics.
  • Work environment with welding,
  • Metrology
Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus MG213V (Spring 2012–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Welding Processes, mechanization and automation

Welding Economics.

Work Environment with welding


Intended learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course the student will have

  • deeper knowledge of structural parts and constructions
  • knowledge of fundamental physical background of welding arcs
  • knowledge of advantages and disadvantages of welding machines in different situations
  • knowledge of advantages and disadvantages of systems for flexible welding with robots
  • deeper knowledge of control and quality checks, during the welding process and after completing it
  • ability to accomplish an optimized choice of material, additive, weld parameters etc. including optimization of quality and costs ability to formulate new standards, rules an procedure specifications for welded constructions
  • ability to formulate new standards, rules and prescriptions regarding welded elements

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

MG110V Introductory Welding Technology,  general course
MG111V Introductory Welding Technology,  advanced course
MG112V Non-Destructive Testing

or corresponding

and Swedish B and English A

Recommended prerequisites

MG110V/MG1010 "Introductory Welding Technology, General Course"

MG1011/MG111V "Introductory Welding Technology, Advanced Course"

or equivalent


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"Karlebo Svetshandbok (K Weman; In Swedish),

"Hälsa och säkerhet vid svetsning" (K Weman; In Swedish),

 and handouts distributed during the course.

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, 3,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVN1 - Exercise, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: P, 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

Written examination (TEN1; 1,5 credits)
Lab work (LAB1; 3 credits)
Exercises (ÖVN1; 1,5 credits).

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 MG213V

Offered by

ITM/Production Engineering

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

MG214V Advanced Welding Technology, module 2

MG215V Advanced Welding Technology, module 3


Joakim Hedegård,

Supplementary information

Only for non-KTH students. Students of a programme or exchange students at KTH should take MG2013.