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WELD 145
Basic Welding I


Credits: 1- 7
Clock Hours per Quarter: 100

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:60


Description
Introduction to welding, cutting, and grinding procedures used for general welding applications. Topics include fuel gas welding, brazing, cutting, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, plasma arc cutting, carbon arc gouging, and abrasive grinding.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify major requirements to operate equipment to produce cuts, grinds, and weldments.
  • Define safe, recommended practices used in student’s area of interest or program major requirement.
  • Demonstrate set up, operate, and shut down welding and cutting equipment.
  • Recognize and create conditions for a safe welding environment.

  • Course Topics
  • Use and care for fuel gas welding and cutting apparatuses
  • Portable and shop arc welding systems
  • Grinders, vices, clamps, drills, files, air driven tools, punches shears breaks
  • Measuring methods
  • Portable gas cylinders, carts, fabrication methods and material types
  • Grinding equipment operation

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    WELD 145
    Winter 2006
    2366
    Michael Haggard
    WELD 145
    Spring 2004
    2366
    Michael Haggard
    WELD 145
    Fall 2003
    2366
    Michael Haggard


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
    X
     
    X
    X
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.