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Advanced Weld Processes
ADV ARC WELD
CLASS CODE: WELD 123 CREDITS:  4
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Advanced pre-employment training emphasizing development of manipulative proficiency in SMAW, FCAW, GMAW, and GTAW in the vertical and overhead positions in light and heavy gauge plate. (Winter)
DESCRIPTION: Advanced per-employment training which emphasizes developing manipulative proficiency in the use of SMAW, FCAW and GMAW in the vertical and overhead positions in light and heavy gage plate for the welding industry.
TOPICS: Emphasis developing manipulative proficiency in the use of SMAW, FCAW and GMAW in the vertical and overhead positions in light and heavy gage plate for the welding industry.
OBJECTIVES: Develop employment skills in structural plate welding with the SMAW, FCAW and GMAW processes, enabling the student to qualify in the 2g, 3g and 4g positions.
1. Teach the student weldment preparation on structured plate.
2. Train the student in the procedures and processes to produce satisfactory weldment in structured plate.
3. Give the student the necessary time to practice and develop skills of welding structural plate using SMAW, FCAW and GMAW processes of industry.
REQUIREMENTS: A. Lecture/Discussion
B. Lab and instructor demonstrations
C. Student application of procedures and techniques
D. Prepared audio visual materials
E. Test and evaluations
F. Problem-solving exercises
G. Due to the scope and intensity of the course, students are required to study independently outside of class time a minimum of four hours per week.
PREREQUISITES: Weld 105 or concurrent enrollment
OTHER: Materials: Safety glasses, leather gloves, leather boots, leather jacket, leather chaps, tip cleaner, oxy fuel goggles, chipping hammer, wire brush, helmet #10, 12, 14 lenses, 300oF, 500oF and 700oF temp stick, large 3 ring note book.

Students must wear safety glasses at all times while in lab sessions.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1999