WELD - Welding

WELD 4900 - Directed Study

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
1
2
3
4
5
Description: 

A student may contract for one to five credit hours of independent study through an arrangement with an instructor who agrees to direct such a study. The student will submit a plan acceptable to the instructor and to the department chair. The instructor and student will confer regularly regarding the process of the study.

Course Sections: 

WELD 3813 - Metallurgy, Code, Certification, Inspection & Testing

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 

This course will cover the principles related to the welding metallurgy, the properties of metals, and the residual stress and distortion caused by the welding process. Locate the essential information for codes and standards pertaining to the industry and work assignments for the materials used. Students will be able to perform inspections of cut surfaces of prepared metals (pre-welding) and inspect, as well as test welds during and post welding.

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WELD 2735 - Gas Tungsten Arc Weldng I

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
5
Description: 
This course provides the student with a thorough technical understanding of gas tungsten arc welding, welding safety, arc characteristics and welder certification. Hands-on technical training will develop skills necessary to make quality gas tungsten arc welds on mid steel, stainless steel, and aluminum using both direct and alternating current. Certification documentation for the student will be performed for all welding processes with special attention placed on code conformance and welding procedure development.
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WELD 2733 - Tolerancing & Working Drawings

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 

This course is designed for the welding student to understand the typical working drawing and any tolerances that may apply. These tolerances include unilateral, bilateral and geometric tolerances. The importance of accuracy and proper orientation of weldments will be stressed. This application will address all possible tolerancing and drawing applications the student will need to be effective as an industrial welder.

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WELD 2725 - Gas Metal Arc Welding

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
5
Description: 

This course is designed to provide instruction on those welding processes used in industry that are in high demand including flux cored arc welding and shielded metal arc welding. All processes, positions, and joint types studied will be in accordance with American Welding Society specifications. Students will be active in the American Welding Society.

Course Sections: 

WELD 2715 - Shield Metal Arc & Flux Cored Arc Welding

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
5
Description: 

This course is designed to provide instruction on those welding processes used in industry that are in high demand including flux cored arc welding and shielded metal arc welding. All processes, positions, and joint types studied will be in accordance with American Welding Society specifications. Students will be active in the American Welding Society.

Course Sections: 

WELD 1733 - Welding Mtlrgy., Blueprint Reading, Inspection, Tst.

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 

This course provides the student with a thorough technical understanding of blueprint reading for welders, and welding trades, symbol interpretation and application. The welding symbol and its meaning will be stressed through-out the course. Students will also learn methods of inspection, and practical application and interpretation of welding code.

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WELD 1724 - Gas Welding/Cutting & Plasma Cutting

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
4
Description: 
This course is designed to teach the student the fundamental skills of oxy-fuel and plasma processes used in industry. Major topics include principles of operation, component identification, equipment set up, minor repairs, process variables, and manual and automatic performance exercises. Laboratory exercises emphasize technique and skill development.
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WELD 1723 Welders Calculations I

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
3
Description: 
Basic mathematical functions used by the welder in the performance of their duties will be the subject of this course. Mathematical operations such as manipulation of fractions, decimals and unilaterally converting between the two and into the metric measurement system along with calculating perimeter, volumes, weight and bend calculations will be taught in this course. This mathematics course will be trade related and will focus on the math needed by the welder to perform their required tasks. All of the math topics taught in this course are trade related.
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