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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus MH2287 (Autumn 2010–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

A survey of problems in joining with a concentration on weldability of steel and welding methods. Soldering, brazing, riveting are also covered.

Intended learning outcomes

After having completed the course the students will

  • have an understanding of soldering, brazing, welding as well as riveting
  • be able to perform calculations on heat transfer
  • be able to decide on which method to use when
  • know how to use the different techniques

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

MH1014 Fundamentals of Materials

or equivalent

Recommended prerequisites

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Distributed material and a compendium in Welding technology

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, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • SEM1 - Seminars, 1,0 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Examination, 3,5 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.

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 MH2287

Offered by

ITM/Materials Science and Engineering

Main field of study

Materials Science and Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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