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WLD 221 - Brazing and Welding

Credits: 3
2 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours

This is a course for students of technical programs. Covered are soldering and brazing of copper and steel, cutting and welding of steel using oxyacetylene, and electric arc welding of plate and sheet metal. Theory and safety of the above processes will be taught.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Set up and shut down oxy-fuel equipment for welding and cutting.
  2. Name the various brazing techniques.
  3. Differentiate between brazing and soldering.
  4. Apply the proper techniques for brazing and soldering.
  5. Demonstrate the different techniques used when using the shielded metal-arc welding process and gauge and plate metal.
  6. Apply proper techniques when welding, using the oxy-fuel welding process on ten (10) and sixteen (16) gauge metal.
Listed Topics
  1. Oxy-fuel equipment
  2. Brazing and Soldering Alloys
  3. SMAW Process
  4. Safety Issues
Reference Materials
Textbook approved by the Department, handouts by instructor, video tapes and reading materials.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 05/13/2008

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