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WLD 103 - Welding Safety & Applications

Credits: 1
1 Lecture Hours

This course provides students with an overview of the oxy-fuel cutting, welding, braze welding and gas metal arc welding (GMAW) processes. Safety and theory are emphazsized. Students demonstrate proper welding techniques through hands-on practice in the lab.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Set up and shut down oxy-fuel equipment.
  2. Identify the proper cutting tip size for the metal thickness used.
  3. Apply the proper oxygen and acetylene gas pressure settings for the tip size being used.
  4. Describe the different torch manipulations used for the forehand technique of gas welding.
  5. List the proper techniques to cut mild steel plate using the oxy-fuel cutting equipment.
  6. Explain the importance of clean surfaces for brazing.
  7. Identify the types of brazing filler rods.
  8. Explain the safety and theory of the gas metal arc welding process.
Listed Topics
  1. Safety of set up and shut down of equipment
  2. Safety of GMAW
  3. Oxy-fuel cutting
  4. Cutting tip sizes
  5. Gas pressure settings
  6. Torch manipulation
  7. Cutting techniques
  8. Brazing
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 04/26/2024
Last Reviewed: 04/26/2024

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