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WLD 211 - Welding Inspection

Credits: 3
2 Lecture Hours 2 Lab Hours

This is a course in the more popular methods of non- destructive testing applied to a variety of metal shapes. Existing non-destructive testing installations and equipment are discussed. Non- destructive test principles are explored in the following methods: liquid penetrants and magnetic particle inspection, x-ray radiology, ultrasonics, and eddy current in action.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Use different measuring tools to check the accuracy weldments and welds according to a blueprint.
  2. Identify the different welding symbols used on blueprints
  3. Cite the various code specifications of the American Welding Society for Welding Inspection.
  4. Employ the various non-destructive testing processes, such as liquid penetrants, ultrasonics, X-ray, magnetic particle and eddy current.
Listed Topics
  1. Basic Welding Metallurgy
  2. Basic Non-Destructive Testing Methods
  3. Manual and Automatic Welding Processes
  4. Common Inspection Processes
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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