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The following course information is effective for the Spring 2018 term.

WLD 113 Welding Blueprint Reading

This course will cover the study and development of blueprint reading skills as they apply to the metals/welding fabrication trades. Skill and proficiency in understanding the make-up and interpretation of prints will include the study of associated materials, processing, dimensioning, weld joint designs and symbols, as well as fundamental drawing abilities.
NOTE: Student must furnish basic required equipment.

Typically Offered: Offered fall only

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open WLD 113 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    WLD
  • Units:
    3.00

WLD 117 Applied Fabricating and Processing

This course enables the student to study supplemental machining skills required in the weldment fabrication industry. Students will gain experience on various machine tools such as: drill press, horizontal saws, vertical saws, pedestal grinders, brake press, and shears. The identification of various types of ferrous and non ferrous structural materials will also be visited. Students will continue the study of welding blueprint reading as well as advanced measurement and layout procedures. Final inspection of both welds and weldment dimensions are stressed along with metal finishing processes and the heat treatment of ferrous alloys. Note: Student must furnish basic required equipment.

Prerequisite: WLD 113 and WLD 170, and one of the following: WLD 172 or WLD 175 or WLD 178

Typically Offered: Offered spring only.

Offered Spring 2018: No

  • Subject:
    WLD
  • Units:
    3.00

WLD 170 General Welding

This course provides a general and basic knowledge of safety, operation, and the fundamentals of gas, shielded metal arc, gas tungsten and gas metal arc welding. Primary and essential skills in their safe and proper operation will be developed. Equipment set up, applications, tools, materials will be covered. Development of welding skills is secondary to the primary understanding of safety, and knowledge of welding processes application and associated equipment.
Note: Student must furnish basic required equipment.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open WLD 170 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    WLD
  • Units:
    3.00

WLD 171 Gas Welding, Cutting, and Brazing

This course will present welding theory, safety, care of equipment, skill development and application with the fuel-gas process. It covers fusion welding, brazing, and cutting processes with steel. Opportunity to practice and work with pipe, cast iron, aluminum, and soldering will be presented.
Note: Student must furnish basic required equipment.

Prerequisite: WLD 170

Typically Offered: Offered spring only.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open WLD 171 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    WLD
  • Units:
    3.00

WLD 172 Shielded Metal Arc Welding

This course covers the fundamental theory and practice of "stick" electrode welding in the flat and horizontal positions. Safety, equipment set-up and adjustment, materials preparation, and electrode selection are emphasized. Opportunity to work with a variety of material thicknesses, joint designs, and all common electrode types will be presented; as well as access to a large variety of machine types. Welding of steel and its alloys is emphasized, but opportunity is provided for study and practice of welding other metals.
Note: Student must furnish basic required equipment.

Prerequisite: WLD 170

Typically Offered: Offered fall only

Offered Spring 2018: No

  • Subject:
    WLD
  • Units:
    3.00

WLD 174 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding

This is an advanced study in "stick" electrode welding theory and practices. It features the opportunity to develop out-of-position welding abilities on plate and pipe, study methods of weld testing, certification procedures, and welding of stainless steel, cast iron and aluminum with the SMAW process.
Note: Student must furnish basic required equipment.

Prerequisite: WLD 170 and WLD 172

Typically Offered: Offered spring only.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open WLD 174 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    WLD
  • Units:
    3.00

WLD 175 Gas Metal Arc Welding

This course provides the student with a thorough understanding of hazards and safety procedures used in gas metal arc welding. Students will be able to produce quality gas metal arc welds in the flat and horizontal positions on mild steel from 3/16 inch sheet to 1/2 inch plate using single and multiple pass techniques. Short circuit and spray transfer methods are introduced. Students will also learn to troubleshoot problems, apply corrective measures, and perform quality checks on the welds. American Welding Society techniques for visual inspection and mechanical testing will be used to determine quality of welds.
Note: Student must furnish basic required equipment.

Prerequisite: WLD 170

Typically Offered: Offered spring only.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open WLD 175 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    WLD
  • Units:
    3.00

WLD 176 Welding Certification

This course helps students prepare for and complete certification or qualification testing utilizing chosen welding processes. American Welding Society D1.1 standard structural welding code will be used, or those codes specified by a current or potential employer.
Note 1: Student must furnish basic required equipment.
Note 2: Student shall be responsible for the costs of any testing or lab reports performed by outside agents. Individuals or groups with special needs or requirements may enroll with the consent of the program coordinator.

Prerequisite: WLD 170 (C or better), and one or more of the following: WLD 174, WLD 175, WLD 178 (all C or better) Recommended: WLD 171 (C or better)

Typically Offered: Offered fall only

Offered Spring 2018: No

  • Subject:
    WLD
  • Units:
    3.00

WLD 178 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of gas tungsten arc welding, arc characteristics, and safety procedures and hazards. Students will obtain the skills necessary to perform quality gas tungsten arc welds on steel and non ferrous alloys. Weld characteristics of mild steel and information on pulsed current GTAW will be included. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to use the gas tungsten arc welding process in the flat position to produce quality square groove and fillet welds on carbon steel.
Note: Student must furnish basic required equipment.

Prerequisite: WLD 170

Typically Offered: Offered fall only

Offered Spring 2018: No

  • Subject:
    WLD
  • Units:
    3.00

WLD 179 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II

This course is a continuation of WLD 178 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding and will focus on the welding of stainless steel in the horizontal and overhead positions. Additionally, groove welds in both the 2G and 5G positions using mild steel filler rod on mild steel pipe and stainless steel filler rod on steel pipe will be studied. Thin wall stainless steel pipe and aluminum filler rod on aluminum pipe will also be examined.

Prerequisite: WLD 178

Typically Offered: Offered summer only.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open WLD 179 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    WLD
  • Units:
    3.00


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