Advanced Welding Technology (PM803)

Course Name: 

Advanced Welding Technology


M.Tech. in Process Metallurgy




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Course modules and teaching hours: 

Introduction to conventional welding process, energy source for fusion welding, heat flow and fluid flow for fusion welding, fluxes for fusion welding, slag/metal interaction, solid state transformation, cracking phenomena, gases in welds. Special welding processes: TIG, ESW, plasma, ultrasonic, laser, electron beam welding, surface hardening, weldability of metals and alloys, stresses in welds, welding of carbon steels, low alloy steels, stainless steels. Cast iron, welding of non-ferrous and composite materials, numerical aspects of modeling the welds, weld design, weld tests. Computers in Welding.


ASM Handbook, vol.6: Welding Brazing and Soldering, 1994 Welding Handbook: American Welding Society, 1991 J.F. Lancaster, Metallurgy of Welding, 2007


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Contact us

Dr. Ravishankar K. S, Head
Department of MME, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.
  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473050

Contact details for Placements and Interships


Faculty Co-ordinator: Dr. Saumen Mandal 

Student Co-ordinator: Yoganath P