WLD 113: Shielded Metal Arc Welding: Mild Steel II (E7018)

Credits 4
Course Adoption Date
Audit Available

Develops knowledge and skills in the use of E7018 mild steel electrodes when performing various welds in the vertical and overhead positions. Prerequisites: Department permission required. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

This is an outcome based course utilizing a lecture/lab format. This course includes classroom discussions, videotapes, and lab demonstrations of technical skills.  Course outcomes will include: theoretical concepts, layout, fabrication, welding, oxy-fuel cutting and safety.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Function safely in the OCCC Welding Lab.
  • Operate oxy-fuel portable and track cutting systems in accordance with industry standards.
  • Understand and apply fundamentals of SMAW E7018 operations.
  • Interpret blueprints to accurately lay out, prepare, and assemble weld joints.
  • Weld common joint assemblies with the E7018 electrode to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding Code.
  • Operate an CAC-A (Carbon Arc Cutting - Air) system in accordance with industry standards.
  • Apply visual examination principles and practices in accordance with AWS D1.1.
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