Welding Technology

Structure Type: Course
Code: KC23BK40013
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 4.0 points
Responsible Teacher: Kitinoja, Kimmo
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
KOTU-2013KOTU   2 autumn   4.0   2014-09-01   2014-12-31  
KOTU-2014KOTU   2 autumn   4.0   2015-08-01   2015-12-31  
KOTU-2015KOTU   2 autumn   4.0   2016-08-01   2016-12-31  
KOTU-2016KOTU   2 autumn   4.0   2017-08-01   2017-12-31  

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will:
- know how the more common metals can be welded.
- understand various welding methods and how to use them.
- understand the mechanization and automation of welding.
- understand the meaning of the quality management in welding

Student's Workload

Total work 108 h, scheduled 48 h, autonomous studies 60 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No previous studies are required.


- Welding methods
- Welding various metals
- Changes in shape
- Welding mistakes
- Designing welded joints
- Quality in welding
- Costs

Recommended or Required Reading

Hitsaustekniikat ja teräsrakenteet: Pertti Lepola,Matti Makkonen

- lecture materials

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, assignments, presentations and independent study

Assessment Criteria

Grading will be announced during the course.

Assessment Methods

Exam, presence, presentations and practice