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|WELD 2370 - Advanced Pipe Welding|
Prerequisite: WELD 1040 (can be taken concurrently), WELD 1320; or permission of instructor.
This course introduces students to advanced American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), American Petroleum Industry (API), and American Welding Society (AWS) pipe welding standards in the vertical and overhead positions using the SMAW process on steel pipe. Students will choose one of these three standards to develop their welding skills and to prepare them for Certification of Qualification to the respective code. At the conclusion of this course, students take a 6G pass/fail welder qualification test using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process. Laboratory sessions will provide hands-on time to develop skills to produce quality weldments on pipe. The course covers functions and specific uses of manual welding equipment, various SMAW welding techniques, prepping and fitting of pipe coupons, and welding certification requirements. The student must furnish: long pants; welding helmet (shade #10 or above); safety glasses; work gloves; 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
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
(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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