Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Welding Methods For Automotive Industry IMM 524 0 3 + 0 3 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. SÜLEYMAN CAN KURNAZ
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Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

Welded joints have gained importance in last two decade. This course aims to teach the resistance spot, pin and MIG-brazing methods used in automotive sector.

Course Content

Definition and demonstration of automotive parts welded by Electrical resistance spot welding, stud welding, MIG-brazing, flash-butt welding, resistance seam welding, projection welding methods

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Prepares tests for welded joints. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Formulates the strength of the weld seams - weld nugget and makes the analysis. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 Evaluates the effect of welding parameters on seam in welding methods Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 Tuning parameters based on the materials used in the welding process used in the automotive sector proposals. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 Formulates depending and analysis on where it occurs in the heat generated by weldings medhods Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 A general view to automotive sector and sheets plates
2 GMAW welding (MAG, MIG and TIG)
3 Electric arc, plasma welding, Laser,friction weldings methods
4 Giving information about MIG-brazing and CMT joints
5 A general view to electrical resistance welding
6 Heat generation in electrical resistance spot welding, resistance occurred in welding zone, weld cycles
7 Setting parameters and their effects on the electrical resistance welding
8 Heat balance, secondary window opening, blinding of current
9 Electrodes and welding machines, strength calculation in welding seam
10 Butt welding, stud welding, combined joints
11 Resistance seam welding , Projektion welding
12 Welding faults in joints and removing of them
13 Welding faults in joints and removing of them
14 Strength calculation dealing with welding
Course Notes <p>Prof..Dr.Salim ASLANLAR-Ders Notları</p>
Course Resources

1)Neumann, A.Schweißtechnisches Handbuch für KonstrukteureTeil 3: Maschinen- und Fahrzeugbau DVS Verlag, 1998
2)S.Anık, M.Vural , E.S.Anık, 1000 Soruda Kaynak Teknolojisi,Birsen Yayınevi,1993
3)Marfels, W. und Schneider, A., Vorrichtungen in der Schweißtechnik Maßnahmen zur Rationalisierung der Fertigung, DVS Verlag, 1989

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability to access wide and deep information with scientific researches in the field of Manufacturing Engineering, evaluate, interpret and implement the knowledge gained in his/her field of study X
2 Ability to consolidate Manufacturing Engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them
3 Gain comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to Manufacturing Engineering X
4 Ability to design and apply analytical, modelling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process
5 Analytical modeling and experimental design based on research and application capabilities; the ability to analyze and interpret complex situations in this process
6 Awareness of the new and developing practices of the profession; the ability to examine and learn when necessary
7 Design and apply theoretical, experimental and model-based research; analyze and solve complicated problems in this process
8 Develop new and / or original ideas and methods; design complex systems or processes and develop innovative / alternative solutions in their designs.
9 The ability to transcribe the processes and outcomes of their work in a systematic and explicit way, either in writing or verbally, in the national and international contexts,
10 It considers social, scientific and ethical values in the collection, interpretation, announcement of data and in all professional activities.
11 To be able to develop strategy, policy and implementation plans on issues related to manufacturing engineering and to be able to evaluate the results obtained within the framework of quality processes
12 Students are aware of the social, environmental, health, safety, legal aspects of project management and business practices and limitations on their engineering applications.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 30
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Assignment 2 15 30
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 30 30
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 159
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.36
dersAKTSKredisi 6