SRJC Course Outlines

4/21/2021 4:34:56 PMWELD 120 Course Outline as of Fall 2010

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WELD 120Title:  CUTTING METALS  
Full Title:  Cutting Ferrous and Non-ferrous Metals
Last Reviewed:11/20/2006

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled.508 max.Lecture Scheduled4.00
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled1.508 min.Lab Scheduled12.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total16.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  8.00Total Student Learning Hours: 24.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Hands-on experience with plasma cutting, oxy-acetylene cutting, and air-arc gouging of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Intended for industrial applications.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Hands-on experience with plasma cutting, oxy-acetylene cutting, and air-arc gouging of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Intended for industrial applications.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
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: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.  Demonstrate proper welding safety.
2.  Set up and shut down various welding equipment.
3.  Differentiate between ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
4.  Describe applications for plasma cutting, oxy-acetylene cutting, and
   air-arc gouging.
5.  Use plasma cutting, oxy-acetylene cutting, and air-arc gouging to make
   cuts to ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Introduction
    A. Overview and comparison of processes
       1. Plasma cutting
       2. Oxy-acetylene cutting
       3. Air-arc gouging
    B. Tools and equipment
    C. Safety
    D. Speed and quality
    E. Most common industrial applications
    F. Materials appropriate to each process
II.  Oxy-acetylene Cutting
    A. Lecture
       1. Safety
       2. Gases
       3. Tanks
       4. Torches
       5. Accessories
       6. Applications
       7. Ferrous and non-ferrous metals
    B. Lab
       1. Setting up and shutting down equipment
       2. Cutting
          a. Straight line cuts
          b. Circles
          c. Bevels
          d. Changing cutting direction
          e. Free-form cutting
          f. Stack cutting
III. Plasma Cutting
    A. Lecture
       1. Safety
       2. Gases
       3. Tanks
       4. Torches
       5. Accessories
       6. Applications
       7. Ferrous and non-ferrous metals
       8. Stack cutting production methods
    B. Lab
       1. Setting up and shutting down equipment
       2. Cutting
          a. Straight line cuts
          b. Circles
          c. Bevels
          d. Changing cutting direction
          e. Free-form cutting
          f. Stack cutting
IV.  Air-arc Gouging
    A. Lecture
       1. Safety
       2. Gases
       3. Tanks
       4. Torches
       5. Accessories
       6. Applications
          a. New fabrications
          b. Salvage and repair
       7. Ferrous and non-ferrous metals
    B. Lab
       1. Setting up and shutting down equipment
       2. Groove cutting
       3. Weld removal
       4. Full penetration
       5. Joint preparation
       6. Back gouging
V.   Economics of Processes
    A. Cost of set-ups
    B. Production speed
    C. Purchasing equipment

Assignments:
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Representative assignments:
1.  Notebook of class notes and handouts.
2.  Equipment set-up and shut down.
3.  Cutting projects--samples of each process (4-6 total).
4.  Final project: manipulate a cutting course to result in a given shape.

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
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
80 - 90%
Equipment set up and shut down; cutting projects
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Notebook


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials.

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