Offered to: UG & PG
Introduction and classification of welding; Design principles of welded structures; Welding methods – shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, gas metal arc welding, flux cored arc welding, submerged arc welding, plasma arc welding, electroslag welding, electro- gas welding, arc stud welding, synergic and pulsed welding, friction welding, Oxy-fuel gas welding, resistance welding, brazing, soldering; Types of power source and their characteristics; Physics of welding arc – characteristics of arc, mode of metal transfer, forces acting on a molten droplet; Welding fluxes and coatings - type and classification; Study and analysis of heat flow, cooling rates, models for welding heat sources; Testing of welds, fracture and fatigue of welded structures, welding metallurgy, heat treatment of welds, effect of alloying materials; Welding symbols, standards and codes; Welding process modeling using ANN and Fuzzy.
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