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Spring 2024
Apr 21, 2024
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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

Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lab, Lecture, Independent Study
All Sections for this Course

Computer/IS/Engineer Tech Division
Welding Technology Department

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