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Areas of Study | | WELD290 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: WELD290
COURSE TITLE:Advanced Pipe Welding
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:90
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Develops skill in the technique of GTAW (Tig) and SMAW (stick) pipe welding. Pipe welding practices in the horizontal (2G), vertical (5G), and 45 degrees (6G) positions. Fillet welds of pipe are covered.

PREREQUISITES:
WELD180, WELD280.

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able able to:
  • Learn what acceptable weldments are according to American Welding Society (AWS) standards.
  • Learn various methods of testing pipe welds.
  • 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.
  • Learn proper set up, operation, and troubleshooting procedures for welding equipment related to GTAW and SMAW.
  • Identify and select filler materials to be used.
  • Weld in the 2G pipe position.
  • Weld in the 5G pipe position.
  • Weld in the 6G pipe position.
  • Pass written or oral performance tests as required by the instructor.
  • Pass a 6G GTAW/SMAW and GTAW bend test on carbon steel pipe

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Orientation
    1. Aims and objectives of course
    2. Length of course
    3. Shop rules and regulations
  2. Safety
    1. Safety Inspections of equipment and accessories
  3. Equipment operation and adjustments
    1. Set-up for shielded metal arc welding operations on carbon steel pipe
    2. Operate shielded metal arc welding equipment
    3. The student will learn proper troubleshooting procedures for welding equipment related to SMAW on pipe.
  4. GTAW/SMAW Horizontal (2G) Position Welding
    1. Rods and materials
    2. Weld open root on carbon steel pipe
  5. GTAW/SMAW Vertical (5G) Position Welding
    1. Rods and various materials
    2. Weld open root on carbon steel pipe
  6. GTAW/SMAW 45° (6G) Position Welding
    1. Application of 6G welding
    2. Weld open root on carbon steel pipe
  7. GTAW Horizontal (2G) Position Welding
    1. Rods and materials
    2. Weld open root on carbon steel and stainless steel pipe
  8. GTAW Vertical (5G) Position Welding
    1. Rods and various materials
    2. Weld open root on carbon steel and stainless steel pipe
  9. GTAW 45° (6G) Position Welding
    1. Application of 6G welding
    2. Weld open root on carbon steel and stainless steel pipe
  10. Metallurgy
  11. AWS/ASME Codes related to SMAW pipe welding

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
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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