Welding Engineering Courses

Welding Engineering 

The Welding Engineering track is made up of four courses for a total of 13 credit hours.    

WE 7001 Physical Principles in Welding Processes (3 cr hrs)

Study of the application of physical principles in engineering of arc welding pro cesses and equipment. 

WE 7101 Welding Metallurgy (3 cr hrs)

Application of physical metallurgy principles to non-equilibrium thermo- mechanical conditions associated with welding in structural alloys and focus on carbon steels. 

WE 7201 Engineering Analysis for Design and Simulation (4 cr hrs)

Fundamentals of engineering analysis of heat flow, thermal and residual stress es, and fracture and fatigue with applications to design and simulation in weld ing and manufacturing. 

WE 7406 Welding of Plastics and Composites (3 cr hrs)

Theory and practice in welding of plastics and polymeric composites, including theory and analysis of welding processes, part and joint design, and process selection. 

NOTE: Additional Welding Engineering courses are available for this track.    Click Here to see the complete list. 

Materials Science Courses

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering offers a number of courses in distance education format. Materials Science Courses can be added to a Welding Engineering Technical Track or used to make an individualized custom track.


MATSCEN 5605 Quantitative Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering (3 cr hrs)

A quantitative survey of the key elements related to the processing, structure, and properties of materials. Structural materials and core aspects are emphasized.

MATSCEN 5951 Corrosion and Failure Analysis (3 cr hrs)

Course covers fundamentals of environmental degradation of materials, corrosion phenomenology, and corrosion prevention strategies. Also methodologies for root cause analysis of failed components.

See all available Materials Science and Engineering courses here.

Welding Engineering Research

Click here to learn more about the research in the Welding Engineering department within the Materials Science department at The Ohio State University.

Welding Engineering