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It is expected that students will spend 2 to 3 hours, minimally, outside of the classroom/laboratory performing course related work such as readings, research, homework assignments, practica, studio work, and other academic work for every hour of instruction spent in the classroom/laboratory.
Prerequisite: WELD 1030 (can be taken concurrently).
This course introduces students to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) of carbon steel. Laboratory experience develops the skill to produce acceptable fillet and grove welds in the flat and horizontal positions, and includes functions and specific uses of manual welding equipment, various SMAW (Stick) welding techniques, special metals handling, and welding certification requirements. Students must furnish: welding helmet (shade #10 or above); safety glasses; work gloves; long pants; welding jacket; leather work boots, preferable steel toe; 8” crescent wrench; soapstone and holder; tape measure; combination square; chipping hammer; wire brush; center punch; 12 oz. ball peen hammer; and tool bag. 4 1/2” grinder is optional. (4 contact hours: 1 lecture, 3 lab) [Catalog Entry] ADDITIONAL FEES: $175.00
Prerequisite: WELD 1040 (can be taken concurrently), WELD 1320; or permission of instructor.
This course introduces students to the advanced concepts of design and production of many types of weldments used in industry, with emphasis on proper design, set-up, trouble shooting, and techniques to produce cost effective fillet and groove welds in the vertical and overhead positions using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process. Laboratory experience includes skill development in advanced SMAW welding techniques, along with project-based learning concepts, blueprint reading, manufacturing of projects, fabrication technique, and producing fillet and groove welds in the vertical and overhead positions. At the conclusion of this course, students take either a 3G or 4G pass/fail welder Certification of Qualification test using the SMAW process. The student must furnish: welding helmet (shade #10 or above); safety glasses; work gloves; long pants; welding jacket; leather work boots, preferably steel toe; 8” crescent wrench; soapstone and holder; tape measure; combination square; chipping hammer; wire brush; tool bag; center punch; and 12 oz. ball peen hammer. 4 1/2” grinder is optional.
(5 contact hours: 1 lecture, 4 lab) [Catalog Entry] ADDITIONAL FEES: $252.00