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College Catalog Fall 2004 - Spring 2006
WELD

WELD 100 FUNDAMENTALS OF WELDING

This is a hands-on beginning course in gas and arc welding for majors requiring welding. Instruction includes the set-up and safe operation of gas and electric welding equipment. (Fee)

Prerequisite: None

(2: 1, 3)

WELD 115 SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING

This course provides technical understanding and manual training in welding safety, arc welding power sources and electrodes, and oxyfuel cutting/welding. Skills necessary to make quality shielded metal arc welds in all positions are developed. (Fee)

Prerequisite: None

(4: 2, 6) Fall

WELD 125 GAS METAL/GAS TUNGSTEN/FLUX-CORED ARC WELDING I

This course provides students with technical understanding of the various inert gas processes. Training consists of proper machine set-up and the adjustment and production of quality welds on steel.

Prerequisite: None

(2: 1, 3) Fall

WELD 130 WELDING METALLURGY AND TESTING

This course conveys a basic understanding of metallurgy to allow students to become successful welders. Students study steel, the mechanical properties of metal, its structure, and the effect of heat on metals during the welding process. A variety of weld testing procedures are studied.

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0) Fall

WELD 140 BLUEPRINT READING I

This course covers blueprint basics such as lines, views, sketching, units of measurements, limits and tolerances, use and types of threaded fasteners, finish marks, and special dimensioning features. In addition, welding print formats and the types of fabrication prints are presented.

Prerequisite: None

(3: 3, 0) Fall

WELD 145 BLUEPRINT READING II

This course is a continuation of WELD 140. Students study fabrication blueprints, welding symbols, weld testing symbols, structural steel shapes, welded projects, and welding specifications.

Prerequisite: WELD 140

(2: 2, 0) Spring

WELD 155 SHIELDED METAL/FLUX-CORED ARC WELDING

This course provides advanced training in techniques and theory necessary to the production of quality multi-pass groove and fillet welds using the shielded metal and flux-cored welding process in all positions.

Prerequisite: WELD 115

(2: 1, 3) Spring

WELD 165 GAS METAL/GAS TUNGSTEN/FLUX-CORED ARC WELDING II

This course covers equipment set-up, metal processes, transfers, and shielding gases. It provides training and education for the development of skills that are necessary to produce quality welds on steel and aluminum in all positions.

Prerequisite: WELD 125

(4: 2, 6) Spring

WELD 170 WELDER'S QUALIFICATIONS AND INSPECTION

This course provides instruction in the proper use of AWS/ASME pre-qualified procedures. Detailed steps involved in qualifying welding procedures and welder performance are emphasized. Destructive and non-destructive testing capabilities, techniques, and equipment are explained and demonstrated.

Prerequisite: WELD 125

(2: 2, 0) Spring

WELD 190 WELDING SHOP MANAGEMENT

This course provides instruction in the physical layout, set-up, financing, and function of a small welding fabrication facility. Sound business management principles and practices such as advertising, credit, and collection are covered. Other topics include the day-to-day managerial and engineering decisions aimed at cost-efficient layout and production of sheet-metal and structural weldments.

Prerequisite: None

(2: 2, 0) Spring

WELD 225 GAS METAL/GAS TUNGSTEN/FLUX-CORED ARC WELDING III

This is an advanced welding course that focuses on the production of quality welds on carbon steel, aluminum, and stainless steel through additional theory and advanced laboratory exercises. (Fee)

Prerequisite: WELD 165

(4: 2, 6) Fall

WELD 235 INDUSTRIAL/ORNAMENTAL FABRICATION

This course provides students with an understanding of the types of weld joints in plate steel and steel pipe. Practical layout, fit up, and joining are emphasized. A combination of welding processes are used for the fabrication exercises.

Prerequisite: WELD 165

(2: 1, 3) Fall

WELD 245 METAL SCULPTURE STUDIO I

This is a studio and lecture course designed to facilitate and explore the many fabrication techniques and tools involved in creating welded metal sculpture. The emphasis is on exploration and innovation using the tools and materials of the welding media.

Prerequisite: WELD 225

(4: 2, 6)

WELD 265 GAS METAL/GAS TUNGSTEN/FLUX-CORED ARC WELDING IV

This advanced course is designed to develop the skills necessary using inert gas processes for stainless steels and non-ferrous metals used in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Theory and practical projects cover welding of piping and tubing of major alloys of varying thicknesses.

Prerequisite: WELD 225

(4: 2, 6) Spring

WELD 275 INDUSTRIAL/ORNAMENTAL FABRICATION II

This course develops understanding and problem-solving skills necessary to complete advanced metal fabrication projects. Students are provided guided and independent practice through design and production of group/individual projects.

Prerequisite: WELD 235

(2: 1, 3) Spring

WELD 285 METAL SCULPTURE STUDIO II

This is a studio course consisting of exercises and lectures in the application of advanced welding skills towards self-expression and creativity in welded metal sculpture. Students will be expected to design and develop a portfolio.

Prerequisite: WELD 245

(4: 2, 6)

WELD 295 WELDING CERTIFICATION

This advanced course provides students with a thorough technical understanding of manual techniques to produce quality multi-pass groove welds in all positions. Destructive and non-destructive weld testing is performed in accordance with AWS, ASME, and NYSDOT codes. X-ray certification may be obtained by students in the course.

Prerequisite: WELD 225

(2: 1, 3) Spring

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