WLDG1140 Gas Metal Arc Welding II

Students will learn how to produce square groove and fillet butt, lap and T-joint welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions to the Guided Test Bend standard. Students will also be able to produce single V-groove butt joint welds in the horizontal and vertical position to the Guided Bend Test standard. The effect of shielding gases on metal transfer will be examined. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

WLDG1135 and WLDG1182 or instructor approval

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:
Produce square groove and fillet butt, lap and T-joint welds in the vertical down position
Produce square groove and fillet butt, lap and T-joint welds in the vertical up position
Examine the effect of shielding gases on metal transfer
Produce square groove and fillet butt, lap and T-joint welds in the overhead position
Produce single V-groove butt joint welds in the horizontal position
Produce single V-groove butt joint welds in the horizontal position to Guided Bend Test standard
Produce single V-groove butt joint weld in the vertical down position
Produce single V-groove butt joint weld in the vertical down position to Guided Bend Test standard
Apply square and single groove welds to produce lab project

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

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Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

2

lab:

1