Civil and Structural Engineering, Bachelor's Programme
Renewable Energy, Bachelor's Programme
Mechatronics, Bachelor's Programme
Civil and Structural Engineering, Master's Programme
Master's Programme in Renewable Energy
Master's Programme in Mechatronics
On successful completion of the course, the student should be able to
Understand and be able to explain in detail the characteristics of welding and cutting methods
Understand and be able to explain in detail the properties and functionality of welding and cutting equipment
Select the appropriate welding method for a given construction taking into account basic quality and productivity requirements
General introduction to welding technology
Review of electric terms
Fundamentals of the electric arc
Power sources for arc welding
Characteristics of welding methods
Properties of welding equipment including mechanized processes
Cutting and other edge preparation processes
Brazing and soldering
Joining processes for plastics
One week-end session on campus with lectures. Online interactive exercises and self-study.
Estimated work load for the average student is 27 hours per credit.
To get access to the written exam, students must have a minimum of 90% attendance during lectures. All interactive exercises for the module must be assessed to a pass.
Assessment methods and criteria
A written, individual exam of two hours' duration. The exam is evaluated as "Passed" or "Not passed". A minimum score of 60% is required to pass.
The person responsible for the course decides, in cooperation with student representative, the form of student evaluation and whether the course is to have a midway or end of course evaluation in accordance with the quality system for education, chapter 4.1.”
Offered as Single Standing Module
Yes. Subject to availability or capacity.
Admission Requirement if given as Single Standing Module
Higher Education Entrance Qualification including mathematics R1 and R2 and physics 1, or a pass in the preliminary course examination for engineers (which is also offered at University of Agder).