WLDG1235 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding III

Students will learn how to weld aluminum using the gas tungsten arc welding process. Students will learn how to deposit stringer beads in the flat position. Students will be able to produce outside corner fillet welds in the flat and vertical up position and lap joints in the horizontal and flat position. Square-groove butt welds in the flat position and T-joint fillet welds in the horizontal, flat and vertical up position will also be covered. Visual inspection tests on aluminum are included. Students will have the option to further develop their knowledge and skills to prepare for the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Welder Qualification Test. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

WLDG1225

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 goals will beaddressed in the course:
Describe the characteristics of aluminum
Deposit stringer beads in the flat position (Aluminum)
Describe the effect of process variables on the welding arc
Produce fillet welds in outside corner joints in the flat position (Aluminum)
Produce fillet welds in outside corner joints in the vertical up position (Aluminum)
Produce fillet welds in lap joints in the horizontal and flat positions (Aluminum)
Produce square-groove welds in butt joints in the flat position (Aluminum)
Produce fillet welds in T-joints in the horizontal and flat positions (Aluminum)
Produce fillet welds in T-joints in the vertical up position (Aluminum)
Conduct visual inspection test (Aluminum)

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