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Welding
WEL 117 - Oxyct Wel/Cutt
WEL 117 Oxyacetylene Welding and Cutting (3 cr.) Introduces history of oxyacetylene welding, principles of welding and cutting, nomenclature of the equipment, development of the puddle, running flat beads, butt welding in different positions. Also explains brazing, silver and soft soldering, and heat treating of small tools, safety procedures in the use of tools and equipment.Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
WEL 120 - Introduction to Welding
Introduces history of welding processes. Covers types of equipment, and assembly of units. Stresses welding procedures such as fusion, non-fusion, and cutting oxyacetylene. Introduces arc welding. Emphasizes procedures in the use of tools and equipment. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
WEL 123 - Shielded Metal Arc Weld(Basic)
Teaches operation of AC and DC power sources, welding polarities, heats and electrodes for use in joining various metal alloys by the arc welding process. Deals with running beads, butt, and fillet welds in all positions. Emphasizes safety procedures. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
WEL 124 - Shielded Metal Arc Weld(Adv)
Continues instruction on operation of AC and DC power sources, welding polarities, heats and electrodes for use in joining various metal alloys by the arc welding process. Deals with running beads, butt, and fillet welds in all positions. Emphasizes safety procedures. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
WEL 126 - Pipe Welding I
Teaches metal arc welding processes including the welding of pressure piping in the horizontal, vertical, and horizontal-fixed positions in accordance with section IX of the ASME code. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
WEL 141 - Welder Qualification Tests I
Studies techniques and practices of testing welded joints through destructive and non-destructive testing. Part I of II. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
WEL 145 - Welding Metallurgy
Studies steel classifications, heat treatment procedures, properties of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Discusses techniques and practices of testing welded joints and destructive/nondestructive, visual magnetic and fluorescent testing. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
WEL 150 - Welding Drawing & Interpreta
Teaches fundamentals required for successful drafting as applied to the welding industry. Includes blueprint reading, geometric principles of drafting and freehand sketching, basic principles of orthographic projection, preparation of drawings and interpretation of symbols. Lecture 3 hours per week.
WEL 160 - Gas Metal Arc Welding
Introduces semi-automatic welding processes with emphasis on practical application. Includes the study of filler wires, fluxes, and gases. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
WEL 161 - Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
Introduces flux cored semi-automatic welding processes with emphasis on practical application. Includes the study of filler wires, fluxes, and gases. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
WEL 164 - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
Introduces practical operations in the use of tungsten arc welding and equipment. Studies equipment operation setup, safety, and practice of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG). Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
WEL 166 - Advanced GTAW, TIG
Continues practical operations in the use of tungsten arc welding and equipment. Studies equipment operation setup, safety, and practice of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG). Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
WEL 175 - Semi-Automatic Processes
Introduces Semi Automatic Processes performed with Carbon Steel. Emphasizes practical applications in field techniques. Includes the study of filler wires, fluxes and cover gasses. Lecture 2 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.