SRJC Course Outlines

9/27/2021 1:04:47 PMWELD 114A Course Outline as of Fall 2020

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WELD 114ATitle:  INTRO METAL FAB  
Full Title:  Introduction to Metal Fabrication
Last Reviewed:3/9/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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An introduction to the principles and practices of metal fabrication. Emphasis is placed on safe operation of metal working tools and equipment. Covers common fabrication, manufacturing, and cost estimation methods used in industry.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
For students starting Fall 2020: Course Completion of WELD 170 and WELD 113 and MACH 161 AND; Course Completion of WELD 101, WELD 102, WELD 103, OR WELD 104. For students enrolled Spring 2020 or earlier: Course Completion of WELD 170 and Course completion or concurrent enrollment in MACH 161 AND; Course Completion of WELD 171.1, WELD 171.2, WELD 172.3, WELD 175A OR WELD 175B


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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An introduction to the principles and practices of metal fabrication. Emphasis is placed on safe operation of metal working tools and equipment. Covers common fabrication, manufacturing, and cost estimation methods used in industry.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:For students starting Fall 2020: Course Completion of WELD 170 and WELD 113 and MACH 161 AND; Course Completion of WELD 101, WELD 102, WELD 103, OR WELD 104. For students enrolled Spring 2020 or earlier: Course Completion of WELD 170 and Course completion or concurrent enrollment in MACH 161 AND; Course Completion of WELD 171.1, WELD 171.2, WELD 172.3, WELD 175A OR WELD 175B
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Demonstrate safe use of the tools and equipment in a welding shop.
2. Demonstrate the proper layout and fit up assembly techniques to construct basic fabricated projects.
 

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Students will be able to:
1.   Practice effective safety procedures and precautions necessary to work in today's metal
      fabrication shops.
2.   Utilize common mathematical formulas in the process of performing metal fabrication tasks.
3.   Identify and apply the different types of information included on common drawings and
      prints.
4.   Describe the properties and characteristics of metals and how they are identified.
5.   List the key components of a sheet metal fabrication quotation.
6.   Use a bill of materials for the construction of a project.
7.   Identify basic measuring tools and gages and explain how they are use.
8.   Describe and utilize common quality control techniques and methods.
9.   Name and select hand tools for specific tasks related to metal fabrication.
10. Compare the various types of sawing methods and related equipment to effectively cut
      metals.
11. Perform best practices for shearing and hand breaking of sheet metal objects.
12. Identify common industry grade grinding equipment and discuss how they are used in metal
      fabrication operations.
13. Setup and safely operate drilling equipment and related tooling.
14. Utilize the proper layout and fit up assembly techniques to construct basic fabricated
      projects.
15. Examine common methods of joining metal parts using welding and non-welding processes.
16. Utilize best practice methods for holding metal object in place during metal fabrication
      operations.

Topics and Scope
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I.     Occupational Orientation
II.    Fabrication Safety
III.   Shop Mathematics
IV.   Basic Print Reading
V.    Classifying Metals
VI.   Intro Fabrication Job Estimation
VII.  Bill of Materials
VIII. Introduction to Measurement Quality Control
IX.   Common Hand Tools Used in Metal Fabrication
X.    Saw Cutting Operations
XI.   Introduction to Shearing and Hand Bending
XII.  Grinding Operations
XIII. Introduction to Drilling Operations
XIV. Introduction to Layout and Fit up Methods
XV.  Metal Joining methods
XVI. Tooling, Jigs, and Fixtures
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Weekly reading assignments, 10-15 pages per week
2. Notebook of class notes and handouts
3. Homework
4. Quizzes and Exams
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Equipment set-up and shut down
2. Welding skills assignments
3. Fabrication projects - samples of each process
4. Final project

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 60%
Welding skills assignments, Equipment set-up and shut down, and Fabrication projects
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Quizzes and Exams, Final project
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Notebook and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Metal Fabrication: A Practical Guide. 4th ed. O'Con, Robert and Carr, Richard. FMA Publications. 2015 (classic)
Welding and Fabrication. Jeffus, Larry. Cengage Learning. 2011 (classic)
Metalworking Sink or Swim: Tips and Tricks for Machinists. Lipton, Tom. Industrial Press. 2009 (classic)
Modern Metalworking. Walker, John and Stier, Kenneth. G-W Publisher. 2018
Modern Welding. 12th ed. Bowditch, William and Bowditch, Kevin and Bowditch, Mark. Goodheart-Willcox. 2020

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