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WELD 151
Shielded Metal Arc Welding I


Credits: 1- 17
Clock Hours per Quarter: 290

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50    Lab Hours:240


Description
Entry-level student training in safe practices of fuel gas cutting/welding and shielded metal arc welding. Topics include equipment operation, industry practices, arc welding fundamentals, material preparation methods, basic electricity, metals and electrodes, shop work ethics, and print reading/layout procedures. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify safe high pressure and fuel gas cylinder handling practices.
  • Define setup steps and gauge adjustments for joining and cutting processes.
  • Demonstrate welding, brazing, and cutting mild steel using fuel gas processes and arc processes.
  • Decide when safe operating, maintaining, and transporting fuel gas process equipment methods are used.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading welding shop blueprints/drawings.
  • Complete Oxy/Fuel Welding and Cutting and beginning Shielded Metal Arc Welding units in welding textbook.

  • Course Topics
  • Use and care for fuel gas welding and cutting apparatuses
  • Portable and shop welding systems, grinders, vices, clamps, drills, files, air driven tools, punches shears breaks
  • Measuring methods
  • Fabrication methods and material types
  • Goal of welding certification on plate using an E-6010 electrode type
  • Grinding equipment operation
  • Blueprint reading and weld symbol principles.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    WELD 151
    Winter 2013
    2366
    Michael Haggard
    WELD 151
    Winter 2012
    2375
    Michael Haggard
    WELD 151
    Fall 2011
    2371
    Michael Haggard
    WELD 151
    Spring 2011
    2371
    Michael Haggard
    WELD 151
    Winter 2011
    2369
    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.