Applied Welding Engineering

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the welding processes and its effect on the base material.
  2. Describe the physical and mechanical properties of various welded steels.
  3. List various types of welding consumable and techniques for specific applications.
  4. Explain the heating and cooling effects on a weldment and how to control these effects.
  5. Select welding materials, processes and inspection techniques based on application, fabrication and service condition.
  6. Understand, analyze and interpret WPSs and PQRs.
  7. Understand qualification of welding procedures and welders based on the codes
  8. Understand the welding codes and specifications in structural and pressure welding worlds

Course Content 1

1. Joining Methods
2. Types of Welding Joints
3. Welding Techniques
  3.1. Fusion
  3.2. Solid-State
4. Welding Metallurgy
  4.1. Physical Metallurgy of Steels
  4.2. Heat Affected Zone microstructure
  4.3. Heat Input, Cooling Rate, Pre-heat
  4.4. Post-weld Heat treatment
  4.5. Residual Stress & Distortion
  4.6. Impact Toughness
  4.7. Weldability
  4.8. Dissimilar Welding

5. Welding Procedures

     5.1. Weld Procedure Specification (WPS)

Course Content 2

   5.2. Procedure Qualification Record (PQR)

   5.3. Welder Qualification Record (WPQ)

6. Welding Quality, Inspection and Testing

   6.1. Defects

   6.2. Welding Symbology

   6.3. Welding Inspection

   6.4. Testing, destructive and

          non-destructive (NDT/NDE)

7. Welding Codes, Standards and RPs

   7.1. ASME BPVC sec VIII and IX

   7.2. ASME B31.1 and B31.3

   7.3. CSA Z662

   7.4. AWS D1.1 and CSA W47.1/W59

   7.5. API 510, 570, RP 577, RP 582

   7.6. NACE MR0103, MR0175

8. Welding Safety


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8-16 hours delivered in half or full day(s)