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WLD 106 - Gas and Arc Welding


Lecture Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 6 Credits: 4

Description: This course covers the basic principles and practices of oxyacetylene welding, cutting, and electric arc welding. Emphasis is placed on practice in fundamental position welding and safety procedures.

Course Topics:
  • Introduction to Welding
  • Oxy-Acetylene Cutting Torch
  • SMAW Electrode Bead Building

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Flip Front Welding Hood (#10 Lens)
  • Welding Goggles (#5 Lens)
  • Cotton Long Sleeve Shirt
  • High Top Leather Boots
  • 10” Channel Lock Pliers
  • Long Welding Gloves
  • Cotton Welders Cap
  • Clear Safety Glasses
  • Cotton Pants without Cuffs
  • Tip Cleaners
  • Short TIG Gloves
  • 14” Half-Round File

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59


Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate the setup and use of welding equipment in the SMAW welding process.
  2. Recognize and properly setup the Oxy-Acetylene Torch used in cutting various steels.
  3. Identify types of welding electrodes and describe their uses on various types of steel.
  4. Demonstrate the proper use of an Oxy-Acetylene Torch to make a proper cut on carbon steel.
  5. Demonstrate overlapping weld beads in the Horizontal, Vertical, and Overhead positions using an E-6010 electrode and the SMAW welding process.
  6. Demonstrate overlapping weld beads in the Horizontal, Vertical, and Overhead positions using an E-7018 electrode and the SMAW welding process.
  7. Demonstrate a multiple pass fillet weld on X” carbon steel plate in the 1F position to AWS standards.
  8. Demonstrate a multiple pass fillet weld on X” carbon steel plate in the 3F position to AWS standards.

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2023-2024