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Manufacturing Processes - Joining Metals

Learn about the fundamentals of joining metals such as brazing and welding processes from this free online course.

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This free online course on Manufacturing Processes - Joining Metals offers a comprehensive guide to understanding the different types of joining of metals as well as the welding process of metals. Learn about the effects of heat input in the development of sound joints, solid-liquid joining processes such as brazing and soldering, as well as the chemical joining process. Start this course today and learn more about the joining of metals.
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    3-4 Hours
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There are different ways in which manufacturers can bring together two or more parts of metal to achieve the required size and shape of a product. Manufacturing Processes - Joining Metals is a free online course that will teach you about assembly and joining of metals. You will learn about the different ways in which the joints of metallic materials can be made as well as the welding processes.

This course begins by introducing you to the fundamentals of joining metals. You will learn about the different processes and techniques needed in joining metals to achieve the desired features of a product. These include brazing, welding, soldering, and adhesive bonding. Furthermore, you will learn about the effects of heat input in the development of sound joints and solid-liquid joining processes, as well as the chemical joining process. You will also learn about weldability and welding defects.

This free online course will teach you about how to achieve sound joints through the joining and welding processes. You will learn about the types of defects and discontinuities formed in the weld joints. This course will be of great interest to individuals in the automobile industry and the aviation industry. Start this free course today and learn how you can apply such processes to your business.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Evaluate the purpose of heat treatment in the joining of metals
  • Discuss the limitations of the process of joining metals
  • List the common types of joints and welds in the manufacturing processes
  • Analyse the role of heat input in developing a sound joint
  • List the different applications related to the joining of metals
  • Discuss the process of brazing, soldering and adhesive process of joining metals.
  • Discuss the impact of defects in the welding 


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