WLD 104 Course Information

Course Description

 

This course covers the fundamentals of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), focusing on power sources, electrode selection, oxy-acetylene cutting, and various joint designs and welding positions.

 

 

SLOs

 

1. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the appropriate safety measures for using arc welding equipment.

 

2. Students will display proficiency in electrode selection and classification.

 

3. Students will demonstrate the proper procedures and applications of shielded metal arc welding.

 

4. Students will demonstrate competency in written communication skills.

 

 

Teaching Methods

 

         Class Lectures

         Instructor Demonstrations

         Lab/Shop Exercises

 

 

Evaluation

 

         Three Exams

         Three Lab Projects (Practical Applications)

         Three Lab Reports