Welding (WELD)

Classes

WELD 17 : Introduction to Welding

Introduction to Oxy/Ace and basic arc welding procedures in the work place in accordance with American Welding Society (AWS) standards. This includes proper safety and handling of welding equipment.

credits

2

Class Hours

1 lecture and 2 lecture/lab

Corequisites

Semester Offered

Fall

WELD 18 : Shop Tools and Equipment

This course will include instruction on basic hand tools. This course will also introduce proper handling of shop tools and equipment.

credits

1

Class Hours

1 lecture

Corequisites

Semester Offered

Fall

WELD 20 : Intermediate Welding I

This course covers intermediate arc welding procedures, including the safe and proper use of shop equipment, tools, and materials. Students will learn weld symbols and structure.

This course is also an introduction to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) or MIG welding.

credits

2

Class Hours

1 lecture and 2 lecture/lab

Prerequisites

“C” or higher in WELD 17 and WELD 18.

Corequisites

Semester Offered

Spring

WELD 41 : Advanced Welding I

This course covers introduction to safe practices, setup, and operation of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) equipment. Our students will use GTAW in steel and aluminum, sheet metal and mild steel plate in flat, butt, and tee positions. We will also cover out of position welding using GTAW or MIG in vertical and overhead positions. Emphasis will be on practice and production of assemblies and coupons to be examined and tested according to Section 8 AWS SENSE QC10.

credits

3

Class Hours

2 lecture and 2 lecture/lab

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in WELD 20 and WELD 66.

Semester Offered

Spring

WELD 66 : Plasma and Air Carbon Arc Cutting

This course introduces plasma-arc cutting systems to students. These topics include safety, proper equipment setup, and operation of plasma and carbon air arc gouging equipment with emphasis on straight line, curve, and bevel cutting.

credits

1

Class Hours

1 lecture

Prerequisites

“C” or higher in WELD 17 and WELD 18.

Corequisites

Semester Offered

Spring