Welding Technology (WELD)

WELD1110 | Introduction to Welding Lab | Laboratory (5 Credits)

Perform welding of standard joint designs on various thicknesses of steel plate. Practice oxyacetylene welding and cutting (OAW), stick welding (SMAW), and wire feed welding (GMAW). Introduction to tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding. Demonstrate shop safety, setup and troubleshooting of welding equipment and applications.

Corequisite(s): WELD1120 Lecture, WELD1130 Lecture

WELD1120 | Introduction to Welding Theory | Lecture (4 Credits)

Identification, recognition and calculations associated with weld joint designs and weld materials. Examine various weld processes: oxyacetylene welding and cutting (OAW), stick welding (SMAW), wire feed welding (GMAW). Introduction to tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding. Examine shop safety, setup and troubleshooting of welding equipment and applications.

Corequisite(s): WELD1110 Laboratory, WELD1130 Lecture

WELD1130 | Welding Math, Prints & Symbols | Lecture (4 Credits)

Principles of weld print reading, measuring systems, decimal/fraction conversions, dimensioning, layout, orthographic views, technical math, and section views.

Corequisite(s): WELD1110 Laboratory, WELD1120 Lecture

WELD1210 | Advanced Welding Lab | Laboratory (5 Credits)

Practice welding of steel plate and aluminum alloys using stick welding (SMAW), wire feed welding (GMAW) and tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding. Demonstrate shop safety, grinding, finishing, and cutting practices in a final fabrication project.

Prerequisite(s): WELD1110 Laboratory (May be taken concurrently) Min Credits: 5.00

Corequisite(s): WELD1221 Lecture

WELD1221 | Advanced Welding Theory & Applications | Lecture (8 Credits)

Identification, recognition, and calculations associated with weld joint designs and assemblies using various welding and metallurgic processes. Other topics include: material selection, layout, fixturing, weldment inspection and lean manufacturing. Culminates in a designed and fabricated project.

Prerequisite(s): WELD1120 Lecture Min Credits: 4.00

Corequisite(s): WELD1210 Laboratory