WLDG1225 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II

This course covers fillet T-joint welds and square-groove welds with carbon steel including destructive testing. Students will learn how to perform gas tungsten arc welding using pulsed current. Students will also be able to produce square groove and fillet welds with stainless steel. Visual inspection tests with stainless steel and the welding characteristics of stainless steel are included. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

WLDG1182 and WLDG1220 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 fillet welds in T-joints in the horizontal, vertical up and flat positions using carbon steel
Produce fillet welds in T-joints in the overhead position using carbon steel
Produce square-groove welds in butt joints in the flat position using carbon steel
Perform destructive tests on 1G square-groove welds using carbon steel
Produce square-groove welds in butt joints in the horizontal and vertical up positions using carbon steel
Produce square-groove welds in butt joints in the overhead position using carbon steel
Describe the gas tungsten arc welding process using pulsed current
Produce square-groove welds in butt joints in the flat position using stainless steel
Describe the welding characteristics of stainless steel
Produce square-groove welds in butt joints in the horizontal position using stainless steel
Produce fillet welds in lap joints in the horizontal and flat positions using stainless steel
Produce fillet welds in outside corner joints in the flat position using stainless steel
Produce fillet welds in T-joints in the horizontal, vertical up and flat positions using stainless steel
Perform visual inspection tests on stainless steel

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