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WELD 255
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding


Credits: 1- 17
Clock Hours per Quarter: 290

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50    Lab Hours:240


Description
Explores Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) processes on ferrous and nonferrous materials. Topics include safe and proper GTAW equipment setup requirements, process variables, material requirements, and welding procedures. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify GTAW principles, safe welding practices, and ability to relate these requirements o welding ferrous and nonferrous materials.
  • Define GTAW applications and limitations and ability to select the appropriate settings and application methods.
  • Demonstrate welding mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum alloys using GTAW procedures in all positions.
  • Judge/demonstrate the proper process for a given welding project/application.
  • Construct GTAW projects meeting industry standards.
  • Recognize acceptable and unacceptable welding practices/conditions.
  • Complete chapters 18, 19, 20 in Sachs welding textbook.
  • Cut, prepare and weld samples using steel, stainless steel, and aluminum plate and pipe according to the specified lessons described on shop drawings.

  • Course Topics
  • Gas Tungsten - Arc Welding (GTAW)
  • Types of welding power sources
  • Welding on ferrous and nonferrous metals in all positions
  • Dry and water-cooled torches
  • Use and care for fuel gas welding and cutting apparatuses
  • Shop welding systems, grinders, vices, clamps, drills, files, air driven tools, punches, shears, breaks
  • Measuring tools and methods
  • Fabrication systems and material types
  • Print reading and weld symbol principles

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    WELD 255
    Spring 2011
    2379
    Michael Haggard
    WELD 255
    Winter 2011
    2373
    Michael Haggard
    WELD 255
    Fall 2010
    2373
    Michael Haggard
    WELD 255
    Fall 2009
    2373
    Michael Haggard
    WELD 255
    Winter 2006
    2373
    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.