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    Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog
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WELD 105 - MIG Welding

3 Credit: (1 lecture, 4 lab, 0 clinical) 5 Contact Hours: [WELD 101 ]

In this course students will learn the setup and proper use of Mig (GMAW) and flux-core arc welding (FCAW) equipment. Students will learn theory, metallurgy, and electrode selection in this class. Students will perform welds using short circuit and spray transfer methods. Welding performance is held to the American Welding Society standards for performance and proper weld profile. 
OFFERED: fall and 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:  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 3:  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 or electrical safety.

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