WLD 146A: Beginning Pipe Welding Practice

Credits 3
Course Adoption Date
Audit Available

Introduces joining pipe per ASME Section IX and industry standards. First class in a four course sequence. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

This is a outcome based course utilizing a lecture/lab format. This course includes classroom discussions, videotapes, lab demonstrations and technical skills. Course outcomes will include theoretical concepts, layout, fabrication, welding, Oxyacetylene cutting, safety and environmental awareness, communication, computations and human relations.  

Course Outcomes
  • Function safely in a welding shop environment.
  • Operate oxyacetylene portable and track cutting systems in accordance with industry standards.
  • Weld single v groove joints in the vertical and overhead positions to code quality standards.
Grading Options
Letter Grades