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WELD 153
Shielded Metal Arc Welding III


Credits: 1- 17
Clock Hours per Quarter: 290

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50    Lab Hours:240


Description
Additional experience and training in safe SMAW welding procedures and the opportunity to complete AWS/WABO certification tests. Prerequisite: WELD 152 and instructor permission.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Apply safe cylinder handling and SMAW equipment practices.
  • Demonstrate proper set up, adjustment, and closing practices for joining and cutting steel materials.
  • Interpret shop drawings or prints to construct welding objective assemblies.
  • Identify and apply the correct process to assigned welding tasks.
  • Create welding objective assemblies according to specifications.
  • Evaluate final weld assembly according to AWS standards in publication D1.1.
  • Complete qualification tests.

  • 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, and saws.
  • Measuring methods.
  • Fabrication methods and material types.
  • E-6010 and E-7018 electrode types.
  • Grinding equipment operation.
  • Print reading and weld symbol principles.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    WELD 153
    Spring 2011
    2373
    Michael Haggard
    WELD 153
    Winter 2011
    2371
    Michael Haggard
    WELD 153
    Fall 2010
    2371
    Michael Haggard
    WELD 153
    Winter 2010
    2371
    Michael Haggard
    WELD 153
    Fall 2009
    2371
    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.