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Automated Welding Processes
AUTO WELD PROC
CLASS CODE: WELD 256 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Analysis and application advanced automated joining process used in the manufacturing industry. The process includes application of CAD, cutting systems, robotics, tooling and product development and manufacturing.
TAUGHT: Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: - Grasping the vision
- Manufacturing systems
- From concept to production
- Cutting systems
- Robotics
- Tooling
- Submerged arc welding
- Economics of production
- Quality
- Productivity
- Survey of advanced processes
- Maintenance
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: The student will:
1. On an individual basis or on teams will design, draw and manufacture a product of their choosing using a CAD system, programmable shape cutter, secondary processes (bending, punching, etc.) and welded on the robot.
2. Develop proficiency on the shape cutter and robot.
3. Gain a knowledge of advanced joining processes.
4. Develop safe and consistent work habits.
REQUIREMENTS: Tape measure, welding hood, welding gloves, proper work clothing, note book, a lock for the lockers, a commitment to show up and follow through.
PREREQUISITES: Weld 105
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1995