WLD 190B: Basic Welding Practice

Credits 2
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Develops basic knowledge and practice with a welding process and perform welding in accordance with industry standards. Develops foundational skills required for advancement in future coursework. Second class in a three-course sequence.

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This is an 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.
  • Apply knowledge of puddle control and bead placement to produce fillet welds in all positions.
  • Interpret blueprints and shop drawings to produce proper weld sizes and profiles
  • Use an understanding of welding codes and industry standards in order to weld common joint configurations.
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