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|WELD 2320 - Advanced SMAW (Stick) Welding|
Prerequisite: WELD 1040 (can be taken concurrently), WELD 1320; or permission of instructor.
This course introduces students to the advanced concepts of design and production of many types of weldments used in industry, with emphasis on proper design, set-up, trouble shooting, and techniques to produce cost effective fillet and groove welds in the vertical and overhead positions using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process. Laboratory experience includes skill development in advanced SMAW welding techniques, along with project-based learning concepts, blueprint reading, manufacturing of projects, fabrication technique, and producing fillet and groove welds in the vertical and overhead positions. At the conclusion of this course, students take either a 3G or 4G pass/fail welder Certification of Qualification test using the SMAW process. The student must furnish: welding helmet (shade #10 or above); safety glasses; work gloves; long pants; welding jacket; leather work boots, preferably steel toe; 8” crescent wrench; soapstone and holder; tape measure; combination square; chipping hammer; wire brush; tool bag; center punch; and 12 oz. ball peen hammer. 4 1/2” grinder is optional.
0.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours
1.000 Lecture hours
4.000 Lab hours
Schedule Types: Lab, Independent Study, Lecture
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Computer/Design/Engineer Tech Division
Welding Technology Department
(Credit level WELD 1040 Minimum Grade of D and Credit level WELD 1320 Minimum Grade of D or Credit level WELD 1240 Minimum Grade of D)
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