Technology Infusion Programme (TIP) course on Advances in Welding Technology and its Applications

Date: 11 Oct 2005 - 27 Oct 2005

Venue: SIMTech, Seminar Room, Valley Block, Level 1

Course Introduction

Welding has long been used for joining and for material build-up. A good understanding of recent technological advances will enable the achievement of higher productivity and more precise control over the welding process. Furthermore new applications are continuously developed with the advanced welding technology. This course will focus on the advances in welding technology and its applications.

Course Outline

1. Overview of advances in welding technologies
2. MIG/MAG welding
3. Precision TIG and plasma welding
4. High productivity hot wire and twin wire cladding
5. Plasma powder welding with special materials
6. Laser welding with powder and wire feed
7. Electron beam welding
8. Selection of welding process for various industrial applications
9. Welding quality control
10. Advances in welding metallurgy
11. Weldability of various industrial materials
12. Case Studies
13. Hands-on practice for precision and high productivity arc welding processes