WLD 115: Shielded Metal Arc Welding: Mild Steel IV (E6011)

Credits 4
Course Adoption Date
Audit Available

Develops knowledge and skills in the use of E6011 mild steel electrodes when performing welds in the vertical and overhead positions. Prerequisites: Department permission required. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

This is a outcome based course utilizing a lecture/lab format. This course includes classroom discussions, computer based training, and lab demonstrations covering technical skills. Course outcomes will include: theoretical concepts, lay out, 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 E6011 operations.
  • Interpret blueprints to accurately lay out, prepare, and assemble weld joints.
  • Weld common joint assemblies with the E6011 electrode to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding Code.
  • Operate a 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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