Welding

Program Plan

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Welding
3.0 credits WELD-128: Blueprint Reading for Welders
Stresses interpretation of prints related to welding and metal fabrication. Types of prints, print reproduction, welding and construction symbols and workbook exercises are reviewed.
Offered: FASP
4.0 credits WELD-129: Basic Welding I
This course will cover introductory theory and practical applications of structural plate welding, welding safety, hand-held torch cutting operations and equipment set up. The development of student skills using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process in all positions will be stressed.
Corequisites: WELD-130, WELD-131, WELD-132
Offered: FASP
4.0 credits WELD-130: Basic Welding II
This course will cover commonly used joint configurations and practical applications of these joints using structural plate. Advancing the development of student's skills using Shielded Metal Arc Welding in all positions with E-6010, E-7018 and E-7024 electrodes will be stressed.
Corequisites: WELD-129, WELD-131, WELD-132
Offered: FASP
4.0 credits WELD-131: Basic MIG Welding
A basic course designed to provide the student with the ability to setup, maintain, and operate Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding equipment safely. Develop the necessary skills to weld structural joints and bend tests in all positions utilizing mild steel plate. Visual and destructive testing methods will be used to determine weld quality.
Corequisites: WELD-129, WELD-130, WELD-132
Offered: ALL
4.0 credits WELD-132: Basic TIG Welding
A basic course designed to provide the student with the ability to setup, maintain, and operate Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) equipment safely. Develop the necessary skills to weld structural joints and perform bend tests in all positions utilizing mild steel plate. Weld quality will be measured with visual and destructive testing methods.
Corequisites: WELD-129, WELD-130, WELD-131
Offered: ALL
4.0 credits WELD-133: Plate Welding I
A continuation of Weld 130 with an emphasis on bend tests using light steel plate welded in all positions. The Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process using E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes will be utilized. Weld quality will be measured using visual and destructive testing methods.
Prerequisites: Take WELD-129, WELD-130, WELD-131, and WELD-132.
Corequisites: WELD-134, WELD-135, WELD-136
Offered: FASP
3.0 credits WELD-134: Plate Welding II
A continuation of Weld 133 with an emphasis on medium and heavy plate utilizing side bend tests in all positions using single vee grove and backing strips. The Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process utilizing E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes will be used. Weld quality will be measured using visual and destructive testing methods.
Prerequisites: Take WELD-129, WELD-130, WELD-131, AND WELD-132.
Corequisites: WELD-133
Offered: FASP
3.0 credits WELD-135: Introduction to Metal Fabrication I
This class will be an introduction to general layout and fabrication techniques as related to structural welding. Emphasis will be on construction of small projects to tolerances using blueprints. A variety of welding processes will be used in the vertical up and overhead positions only.
Prerequisites: Take WELD-129, WELD-130, WELD-131, AND WELD-132.
Corequisites: WELD-133, WELD-134, WELD-136
Offered: FASP
3.0 credits WELD-136: Introduction to Metal Fabrication II
This class will focus on layout along with fabrication techniques as related to structural welding and repair. Emphasis will be on construction and repair of projects to tolerances using small groups and blueprints as applicable to industry settings. A variety of welding processes and all welding positions will be used.
Prerequisites: Take WELD-129, WELD-130, WELD-131, AND WELD-132.
Corequisites: WELD-133, WELD-134, WELD-135
Offered: FASP
3.0 credits WELD-204: Pipe Welding 1-G/2-G
Stresses the theory and practical application of 1-G and 2-G pipe welding. This course will develop individual skills in the fit-up and technique of welding pipe, using E-6010 electrodes and the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process.
Prerequisites: Take WELD-133, WELD-134, WELD-135, and WELD-136.
Corequisites: WELD-205, WELD-206, WELD-207
Offered: FASP
4.0 credits WELD-205: Pipe Welding 5-G/6-G
Stresses the theory and practical application of 5-G and 6-G pipe welding. This course will develop individual skills in the technique of downhill pipe welding, using E-6010 electrodes and the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process.
Prerequisites: Take WELD-133, WELD-134, WELD-135, and WELD-136.
Corequisites: WELD-204, WELD-206, WELD-207
Offered: FASP
3.0 credits WELD-206: Intermediate Metal Fabrication I
Introduction to general layout and fabrication techniques as related to structural welding. Emphasis on structural metal materials and how they are employed to build objects used in industry.
Prerequisites: Take WELD-133 and WELD-134.
Corequisites: WELD-204, WELD-205, WELD-207
Offered: FASP
4.0 credits WELD-207: Intermediate Metal Fabrication II
A continuation of Intermediate Metal Fabrication I. With an emphasis on methods of metal production, metal properties, and properly choosing of materials to construct metal fabrication products.
Prerequisites: Take WELD-133, WELD-134, WELD-135, and WELD-136.
Corequisites: WELD-204, WELD-205, WELD-206
Offered: FASP
3.0 credits WELD-208: Advanced 2-G/5-G Pipe Welding
A continuation of Pipe Welding. The 2-G and 5-G positions will be covered utilizing both the Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Tig welding processes. Theory and practice in modern welding methods of pressure pipe lines and piping systems will be covered.
Prerequisites: Take WELD-204, WELD-205, WELD-206, and WELD-207.
Corequisites: WELD-209, WELD-217, WELD-218, WELD-229
Offered: FASP
3.0 credits WELD-209: Advanced 6-G Pipe Welding
Emphasis on pipe welding techniques in the 6-G position using both TIG and SMAW welding processes. Theory and practice will be covered in modern methods of pressure piping systems.
Prerequisites: Take WELD-204 WELD-205 WELD-206 WELD-207
Corequisites: WELD-208, WELD-217, WELD-218, WELD-229
Offered: FASP
3.0 credits WELD-211: Welding Related Metallurgy
Familiarizes students with methods of metal production, metal properties, ASME weld testing, heat treatment of metals, and special welding applications.
Offered: FASU
4.0 credits WELD-217: Pipe Fabrication & Layout I
Designed to correlate the several related courses of the program of study. Major emphasis given to special assignments which require students to apply his/her knowledge of fabrication and layout methods in construction principles using pipe.
Prerequisites: Take WELD-204, WELD-205, WELD-206, and WELD-207.
Corequisites: WELD-208, WELD-209, WELD-218, WELD-229
Offered: FASP
4.0 credits WELD-218: Pipe Fabrication & Layout II
A continuation of Pipe Fabrication and Layout I. Emphasis on construction techniques using a variety of joint designs in the piping industry will be covered.
Prerequisites: Take WELD-204, WELD-205, WELD-206, and WELD-207.
Corequisites: WELD-208, WELD-209, WELD-217, WELD-229
Offered: FASP
3.0 credits WELD-229: Template Theory & Construction
Stresses template development for the use of structural steel shapes in power plant construction and maintenance, oil equipment fabrication and industrial piping systems.
Corequisites: WELD-208, WELD-209, WELD-217, WELD-218
Offered: SPSU

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