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COURSE NUMBER: WELD170
COURSE TITLE:Cutting and Material Preparation
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:90
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Designed to provide an opportunity to learn skills and the fundamental knowledge in Oxy-Acetylene welding and safety. Instruction will be given covering brazing cast iron welding and flame cutting. Emphasis will also be given to vertical weldments and the proper method of welding non-ferrous metals.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • To develop a complete awareness of safety. Student must pass safety test in order to continue the course.
  • Student must learn how to safely setup and handle Oxy-Acetylene equipment.
  • To know how the various components function.
  • To develop the welding skills and the manipulative techniques to control the welding process at hand.
  • To learn how to make sound welds in the flat and horizontal positions.
  • Be able to demonstrate the abilities of making vertical weldments.
  • Oxy-Acetylene brazing.
  • To develop in the student a high degree of self-expectation and work performance.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Perform safety inspections of equipment and accessories
  2. Equipment operation and adjustments
  3. Set-up for manual oxyfuel gas cutting operations on plain carbon steel.
  4. Operate manual oxyfuel gas cutting equipment.
  5. Perform straight cutting operations on plain carbon steel, using the manual oxyfuel gas cutting process.
  6. Perform and bevel cutting operations on carbon steel, using the oxyfuel gas cutting process.
  7. Remove weld metal on plain carbon steel using weld washing techniques, with the manual oxyfuel gas cutting process.
  8. Perform straight and beveled cutting operations on carbon steel, stainless steel, cast iron, and aluminum, using the plasma arc cutting process.
  9. Perform cutting operations on carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum, using:
    1. Band Saws
    2. Abrasive cut of wheels
    3. Hydraulic Shears
  10. Remove weld metal on carbon steel, stainless steel, cast iron, and aluminum using air carbon arc gouging techniques.
  11. Perform Oxy-Acetylene brazing on cast iron.
  12. Perform Oxy-Acetylene brazing and welding on carbon steel in flat, horizontal, & vertical positions.

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Welding Principles & Applications (8 th Ed.) Larry Jeffus
Clear safety glasses, adjustable jaw pliers, long sleeve shirt, long pants, welding gloves, boots, and Pencil/Paper.

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Attendance
Quizzes
Lab
Final Exam

100-90% = A
89-80% = B
79-70% = C
69-60% = D
59% or below = F


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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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