WLDG1100 Oxyacetylene Welding

This course introduces students to the oxyacetylene welding process including terms and safety procedures. Students will learn how to setup, adjust and shut down oxyacetylene equipment. Students will learn how to deposit stringer beads in the flat position. Students will also be able to produce fillet lap and inside corner joint welds in the horizontal and vertical position and square joint butt welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead position. Weld inspections will also be covered. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

None

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Define welding terms, positions and nomenclature
Describe the oxyacetylene welding process
Identify important health and safety precautions
Operate oxyacetylene welding equipment
Deposit stringer beads in the flat position without and with filler metal
Produce fillet weld lap joints in the horizontal position
Produce fillet weld inside corner joints in the horizontal position
Produce fillet weld inside corner joints in the vertical up position
Produce fillet weld lap joints in the vertical up position
Inspect welds for quality
Produce square groove butt joint welds in the flat position
Produce square groove butt joint welds in the vertical up position
Produce square groove butt joint welds in the overhead position
Produce square groove butt joint welds in the horizontal position

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

2

lab:

1