SRJC Course Outlines

4/18/2021 7:43:50 PMWELD 175A Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WELD 175ATitle:  WELDING TECHNOLOGY 1  
Full Title:  Welding Technology 1
Last Reviewed:10/28/2013

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum6.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum6.00Lab Scheduled9.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled157.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total12.00 Contact Total210.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 315.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  WELD 75A

Catalog Description:
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A study of all aspects of welding processes for welding and related trades. Instruction includes cutting, gouging, welding symbols,TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas), MIG (Metal Inert Gas), and SMAW(Shielded Manual Arc Welding). Preparation for the AWS (American Welding Society) Limited Structural Certification test is included.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of WELD 70


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
A study of all aspects of welding processes for welding and related trades. Instruction includes cutting, gouging, welding symbols,TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas), MIG (Metal Inert Gas), and SMAW(Shielded Manual Arc Welding). Preparation for the AWS (American Welding Society) Limited Structural Certification test is included.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of WELD 70
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

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Safely use the tools and equipment in a welding shop.
2.  Demonstrate the ability to pass the American Welding Society Limited Structural Certification Test.
 

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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.  Safely use tools and operate equipment utilized in the welding trade.
2.  Demonstrate an intermediate level of skill in the use of SMAW (Shielded Manual Arc Welding), cutting, and gouging.
3.  Complete basic welding projects.
4.  Interpret basic blueprints.
5.  Demonstrate the skills required to pass a Limited American Welding Society Structural Certification Test (limited to 1/8" - 3/4" steel and flat and horizontal positions.)

Topics and Scope
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I.     Safety Issues
II.    Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
      A.  Fillet welds, flat and horizontal positions
      B.  Single V-butt joints, flat and horizontal
      C.  Welding cast iron
      D.  Hardfacing
      E.  Identification and uses of welding electrodes
III.   Blueprint Reading
      A.  Print interpretation
      B.  Weld symbols
IV.   Gas Metal Arc (also referred to as MIG)
      A.  Welding ferrous and non-ferrous metals
      B.  Power sources
      C.  Shielding gases
      D.  Wire feeders
      E.  Guns
      F.  Consumable wire
      G.  Metal thicknesses
      H.  Welding various positions
      I.    Manipulative practice
V.    Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (also referred to as TIG)
      A.  Welding ferrous and non-ferrous metals in the flat position
      B.  Power sources
      C.  Torches
      D.  Shielding gases
      E.  Tungsten electrodes
      F.  Metal preparation
      G.  Filler rod
      H.  Manipulative practice
VI.    Air Arc Cutting
      A.  Equipment
      B.  Carbon electrodes
      C.  Machine settings
      D.  Manipulative practice
VII.   Flame Cutting
      A.  Manual
      B.  Automatic
      C.  Machine settings
      D.  Manipulative practice
VIII.  Metal Surfacing
      A.  Wear problems
      B.  Material selection
      C.  Process selection
      D.  Metal spraying
IX.    Plasma Arc Cutting
      A.  Power source
      B.  Torch and nozzles
      C.  Cutting gases
      D.  Ferrous and nonferrous metals
      E.  Cutting techniques
X.     A.W.S. (American Welding Society) Certification Test
      A.  Prepare plates
      B.  Weld (SMAW or MIG)
      C.  Prepare test samples
      D.  Bend coupons
XI.    Fabrication Techniques
      A.  Tacking
      B.  Weld direction
      C.  Shrinkage
      D.  Distortion prevention and control

Assignments:
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1. Reading: approximately 10-20 pages per week.
2. Complete chapter reviews and homework problems.
3. Notebook of lecture/demonstration notes and handouts.
4. Skill exercises: Weekly welding samples including:
  a. SMAW in flat and horizontal positions with numerous types of electrodes.
  b. MIG welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals of 1/8" - 3/4" thicknesses and in flat and horizontal positions.
  c. Ferrous and non-ferrous cutting processes.
  d. TIG welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals of 1/8" - 3/4" thicknesses.
5. Welding projects (5-10): given a number of pieces of metal and a specific process, fabricate a sample within a specified amount of time.
6. Quizzes (5-10).
7. Final performance skill exam.

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
10 - 20%
Chapter reviews and notebook
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 60%
Welding samples; projects; skill exam
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
5-10 quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 15%
Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Modern Welding Technology. Howard B. Cary. Prentice Hall, 2004. (Seminal book in the field) (classic)
Instructor prepared materials.

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