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WELD 270
Shielded Metal Arc - Pipe


Credits: 1- 17
Clock Hours per Quarter: 290

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50    Lab Hours:240


Description
The focus of this course is on industry practices involving pipe welding and welder certification. Topics include welding procedures, specifications, preparation of test samples, testing, and acceptance standards. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. Formerly WELD 254.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Apply safe cylinder handling, SMAW, and GTAW 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.

  • 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 breaks.
  • Measuring tools and methods.
  • Fabrication systems and material types.
  • Students are expected to cut, prepare and weld samples on steel plate and pipe according to the specified lessons described on shop drawings.
  • Shielded metal arc welding electrode types and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding applications.
  • Pipe welding section of Print Reading textbook.
  • Print reading and weld symbol principles.

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    Two Year Projected Schedule

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