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2014-15 Catalog

WELD - WELDING TECHNOLOGY

WELD A101: Gas and Arc Welding (4 CR) 

Contact Hours:  2 + 6
Special Fees.
Introduces basic principles of welding. Covers oxyacetylene welding (OAW), brazing, and silver. This course is equally divided between OAW and shielded metal arch welding (SMAW) processes. 

WELD A102: Gas Welding (2 CR) 

Contact Hours:  1 + 2
May be stacked with: WELD A103 and WELD A104.
Special Fees.
Develops basic oxy-acetylene welding, brazing, and cast iron welding skills, emphasizing hands-on class assignments.

WELD A103: Arc Welding (4 CR) 

Contact Hours:  1 + 6
May be stacked with: WELD A102 and WELD A104.
Special Fees.
Provides training and hands-on experience required for structural steel plate welding certification. Students certify on 0.375 inch plate, open root or with backing, at ASME or AWS code standards. 

WELD A104: Arc Welding: Low-Hydrogen Electrodes (4 CR) 

Contact Hours:  1 + 6
Prerequisites: WELD A101 or WELD A103.
Registration Restrictions: Arc welding experience can substitute for prerequisites.
May be stacked with: WELD A102 and WELD A103.
Develops skills and techniques required for low-hydrogen electrode welder certification, emphasizing hands-on experience. Students certify on 0.375 inch plate with backing, to AWS code standards.

WELD A105: Pipe Welding (4 CR) 

Contact Hours:  1 + 6
Prerequisites: WELD A103 and WELD A104.
Registration Restrictions: Current certification of plate, open root, vertically upward, or pre-test given during registration.
May be stacked with: WELD A106
Special Fees.
Develops skills and techniques for pipe welding, all positions, open root, uphill and downhill using ANSI Schedule 40 steel pipe sizes of 4-6 inch.

WELD A106: Pipe Certification (4 CR) 

Contact Hours:  1 + 6
Prerequisites: WELD A105.
May be stacked with: WELD A105
Special Fees.
Develops skills required for pipe welding, all positions, open root, uphill and downhill using 6 inch Schedule 80 steel pipe, and certify on 6 inch Schedule 80 uphill procedure, ANSI B31 3 code standard.

WELD A108: Wire Welding (4 CR) 

Contact Hours:  1 + 6
Special Fees.
Develops skills and techniques in wire-feed (MIG) welding on mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum, with and without gas shielding. Students gain hands-on experience with all wire types on the current market.

WELD A109: TIG Welding (4 CR) 

Contact Hours:  1 + 6
Prerequisites: WELD A101 and WELD A102.
Special Fees.
Develops skills and techniques for tungsten-inert gas (TIG) welding on aluminum, zinc alloys, copper magnesium, mild steel and stainless steel. Emphasizes hands-on welding assignments. 

WELD A207: Industrial Welding Qualification (2 CR) 

Contact Hours:  1 + 2
Registration Restrictions: Pre-qualification test.
Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass.
Provides opportunity for experienced welding students to study, practice and demonstrate mastery of one or more specific technical welding methods leading to national industrial welding qualification. Each student will be evaluated on an individual basis derived from the student’s professional objectives.

 
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