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COURSE NUMBER: WELD270
COURSE TITLE:Welding for Manufacturing
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:90
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The student will learn the GMAW (MIG), FCAW (flux-cored), and GTAW (TIG) welding techniques applicable to manufacturing industry on carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Develop a complete awareness of safety because of high voltages used. All students MUST pass the safety test to continue the course.
  • Understand welding terms and definitions that will help the students fully comprehend the text terminology.
  • Become proficient in the skills, procedures, and principals of GMAW, FCAW, and GTAW in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions.
  • Learn how to set up and adjust the GMAW, FCAW, and GTAW equipment.
  • Learn how to use various types of controls, adjustments, and gasses for any job the manufacturing industry may require a welder to perform.
  • Learn how to select the correct filler wire for the metal being used.
  • Electrode preparation, length of arc, and breaking the arc will be covered.
  • Use proper torch angle and how to use the manipulative skills related to TIG welding.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Perform safety inspections of equipment and accessories.
  2. Covers preparation to take weld tests. Mild carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum.
  3. Make adjustments to equipment and accessories.
  4. FCAW
    1. Set-up equipment for operations on carbon steel.
    2. Make fillet welds, all positions, on carbon steel.
  5. GMAW
    1. Set-up equipment for operations on carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum.
    2. Make fillet welds in all positions.
    3. Make groove welds in all positions.
  6. GTAW
    1. Set-up equipment for operations on aluminum.
      1. Tungsten electrode preparation
    2. Make fillet welds in all positions.
    3. Make butt welds in all positions.

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Protective clothing, gloves, safety glasses

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EVALUATION:
Attendance
Review Test (Must be turned in on assigned date)
Lab
Final Exam

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:
Spring 2019

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