Advanced Welding Technology

Course Name: 

Advanced Welding Technology (MT452)


B.Tech (MME)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Arc characteristics and metal transfer, arc temperature, coated electrodes, hardfacing electrodes, stainless steel, and cast iron electrodes, inconel electrode, special welding techniques: gas tungsten arc welding, developments in TIG welding, CO2 welding, electroslag welding, plasma arc welding, electron beam welding, laser welding, ultrasonic welding, under water welding; weldability of steel, welding of low alloy steels, welding of stainless steel, welding of C.I., welding of dissimilar metals, weld test, solidification of weldments, heat treatment of welds, stresses in weldments, weld defects, design of weldments, fracture and failure of welds, welding equipments.


Richard L. Little, Welding and Welding Technology, Tata McGraw Hill, 2004.
V. Tsegelsky, The Electric Welder, Mir Publishers, Moscow, 1968.
J. F. Lancaster, Metallurgy of welding, Allen & Unwin, London, 1980.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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