2023-2024 Catalog 
    Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog
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WELD 255 - Test Plate Welding

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

In this class students will perform AWS qualification plates in flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead position using different welding processes. Students will learn the proper methods for destructive and non-destructive testing.
OFFERED: fall and spring semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Demonstrate welding theory and processes in different welding positions. 

  1. Assess the requirements of a proposed weld. 

  1. Select the appropriate welding process and position for a particular test plate. 

  1. Create a structurally sound weld on 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 for electrical safety.

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