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Gas Metal Arc Welding

Course Number: WELD 256
Credits: 1- 17
Hours per Quarter: 290

Lecture Hours:50    Lab Hours:240


Description
Provides Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) experience on ferrous and nonferrous alloys. Topics include welding equipment setup and safety procedures, welding practices and procedures for various applications, and equipment maintenance procedures. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Knowledge of the GMAW equipment, setup steps, process variables, and ability to apply them.
B. Knowledge of proper GMAW procedures and ability to adjust equipment to produce intended weldments.
C. Ability to join mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum alloys using GMAW procedures in all welding positions.
D. Ability to take qualification tests using a chosen GMAW process on either plate or pipe applications.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
WELD 256
Spring 2011
2380
Michael Haggard
WELD 256
Winter 2011
2374
Michael Haggard
WELD 256
Fall 2010
2374
Michael Haggard
WELD 256
Fall 2009
2374
Michael Haggard
WELD 256
Winter 2006
2374
Michael Haggard
WELD 256
Fall 2005
1687
Michael Haggard
WELD 256
Fall 2004
2374
Michael Haggard
WELD 256
Spring 2004
2374
Michael Haggard
WELD 256
Fall 2003
2374
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
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)