345-0350/04 – Welding Fundamentals (ZTSv)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mechanical TechnologyCredits3
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Mohyla, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Petr Mohyla, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KOZ323 Ing. Jindřich Kozák, Ph.D.
MOH37 doc. Ing. Petr Mohyla, Ph.D.
OH120 Ing. Vladislav Ochodek
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Combined Graded credit 6+3

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Aims of the Course Introduction to fundamental of joining process -fusion and solid-state welding, brazing, soldering, thermal cutting. Intended Learning Outcomes • Demonstrate by performing all safety procedures in the set-up and use of common welding equipment, cutting equipment, and other tools. • Understand welding procedure specifications by displaying confidence and ability in passing job entry proficiency tests in (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) SMAW,(Gas Metal Arc Welding) GMAW,(Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) GTAW processes. • Interpret drawings, sketches, orthographic prints and weld symbols. • Utilize mathematical skills by measuring, calculating material usage, and laying out projects to be manufactured. • Effectively communicate welding and cutting processes and procedures

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs
Project work


Basic course: Introduction to fundamental of joining process -fusion and solid-state welding, brazing, soldering, thermal cutting, joint configuration, material and process selection, welding procedures, equipment specification.

Compulsory literature:

Job knowledge for welders. [online],[cit.26.4.2011], available at WWW: Basic Welding Filler Metal Technology. [online],[cit.26.4.2011], available at WWW: ASM. Handbook vol. 6, Welding, Brazing, Soldering. ASM 2001

Recommended literature:

http://www.millerwelds.com/ http://www.lincolnelectric.com/

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Elaboration of projects. Knowledge test.


Další požadavky na studenta

Active participation in seminars min 80%.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

List of Lectures: 1. Welding Basics, Creation and Definition of Welded Joint. 2. Welding Procedure Specification (WPS), Welding Procedure Qualification Record . (WPQR). 3. Types of Welded Joints, Types of Welded Constructions , Welded Joint Design. 4. Thermal Cycles, Heat Affected Zone. 5. Fundamental of Steel Weldability. 6. Joining Processes (Fusion and Solid-State Welding). 7. Oxyfuel Gas Welding (311). 8. Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW, MMAW-111). 9. Gas-Metal Arc Welding (GMAW-135,131), Gas-Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW-141). 10. Electric Resistance Welding (ERW). 11. Submerged Arc Welding (SAW-121). 12. Thermal Cutting: Oxy-Acetylene Cutting, Plasma Arc Cutting. 13. Weld Defects-Imperfections in Welds, Non-Destructive Evaluation. 14. Introduction to Brazing and Soldering.

Conditions for subject completion

Combined form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100 (100) 51
        Project No. 1 Project 30  15
        Project. No. 2 Project 30  15
        Test Written test 40  21
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Due personal attendance at least at the 1st tutorial according to the schedule.

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2019/2020 (B0715A270011) Engineering K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0715A270011) Engineering K Czech Šumperk 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0715A270011) Engineering K Czech Uherský Brod 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0713A070002) Energetics and Environments K Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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