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WELD 265 - Welding Fabrication and Design

3 Credit: (1 lecture, 4 lab, 0 clinical) 5 Contact Hours: [WELD 105  and WELD 106 ]

Students in this course will learn the principles of fabrication and design. Shop fabrication and field fabrication will be covered in this course. Upon completion of this course students will be able to successfully layout and square metal fabrications.
OFFERED: spring semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Demonstrate welding theory and processes on various metals. 

  1. Assess the requirements of a proposed weld. 

  1. Select the appropriate welding process for a particular job. 

  1. Create a structurally sound weld on various metals in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.  

Goal 2:  Demonstrate proper use of measuring equipment. 

  1. Select appropriate measuring equipment for job. 

  1. Demonstrate proper usage of measuring equipment. 

Goal 3:  Apply basic knowledge of metallurgy. 

  1. Classify metals in terms of physical, chemical, electrical, and mechanical properties. 

  1. Select appropriate metals for cutting and welding processes. 

  1. Identify hazards associated with various metals.  

Goal 4:  Apply electrical theory to welding and cutting processes. 

  1. Conduct welding operations within industrial standards for electrical safety.  

  2. Conduct cutting operations within industrial standards for electrical safety.

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