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COURSE NUMBER: WELD180
COURSE TITLE:Structural Welding
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:90
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Electric arc welding processes are discussed. Flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions will be stressed. Alloying elements and their uses in various steel will be covered.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Students will become aware of the safety practices related to arc welding equipment and processes. Student MUST pass the safety test in order to continue the course.
  • Weld in all positions with the electric arc welding process.
  • Identify and use several kinds of electric arc welding electrodes.
  • Make welds of a specific size and shape.
  • Identify different kinds of metal used in product fabrication.
  • To learn the basic differences of commonly used electrodes such as their physical and mechanical properties.
  • To learn how to select the correct electrode for the job at hand.
  • Students will learn the properties related to energy such as melting point, weldability, fusibility, volatility, electrical and thermal conductivity, electrical resistance, coefficient of thermal expansion, hot shortness, and overheating.
  • Manipulative skills and techniques will be developed in this course as a result of time to practice.
  • The student will learn what acceptable weldments are according to American Welding Society (AWS) standards.
  • The student will learn various methods of testing welds.
  • The student will learn what will be expected when taking a certification test.
  • The student's all-around performance will be evaluated and discussed to make it easier to pass certification tests.
  • The student will learn proper troubleshooting procedures for various welding equipment.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  • Orientation
    • Aims and objectives of course.
    • Length of course.
    • Shop rules and regulations.
  • Safety
    • Safety inspections of equipment and accessories.
    • Equipment operation and adjustments.
    • Set-up of shielded metal arc welding operations on plain carbon steel.
    • Operate shielded metal arc welding equipment.
    • Proper troubleshooting procedures for welding equipment related to SMAW.
  • SMAW Flat Welding
    • Application of flat welding
    • Rods and various materials.
    • Weld stringer beads.
    • Weld a V-butt joint
  • SMAW Vertical Position Welding
    • Application of vertical position welding
    • Rods and various materials.
    • Weld a Tee-joint
    • Weld a V-butt joint
  • SMAW Horizontal Position Welding
    • Application of horizontal position welding
    • Rods and various materials.
    • Weld a Tee-joint
    • Weld a V-butt joint
  • SMAW Overhead Position Welding
    • Application of overhead position welding
    • Rods and various materials.
    • Weld a Tee-joint
    • Weld a V-butt joint

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Welding Principles & Applications (8 th Ed) Larry Jeffus
Welding Hood with #10 lens, 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
Participation
Quizzes
Lab
Final Exam

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


BIBLIOGRAPHY:

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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