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Course Number:
WLD 225
Course Title:
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding: (Mild Steel) Pipe II
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
80
Lab Hours:
0

Course Description

Develops knowledge and skills required to weld two-inch diameter schedule 80 mild steel pipe in the 5G and 6G positions using the gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) process. Prerequisites: Department permission required. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

This is an outcome based course utilizing a lecture/lab format. This course includes classroom discussions, videotapes, and lab demonstrations covering technical skills. Course outcomes will include;  theoretical concepts, layout, fabrication, welding and oxyfuel cutting.  

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Function safely in the PCC Welding Lab.
  • Interpret blueprints to accurately layout, prepare and assemble pipe joints to specified tolerances.
  • Demonstrate welding 2 inch schedule 80 mild steel pipe in the 5G and 6G positions to ASME Section IX Code quality standards.  
  • Apply visual examination principles and practices in accordance with ASME Section IX.

Course Activities and Design

Welding lec/lab courses are Open -Entry and Open Exit (OE/OE) and are offered concurrently. Courses are designed to meet the needs of the student with flexible scheduling options. Students may attend full time or part time. This is an OE/OE course which does not align with the normal academic calendar.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

The student will be assessed on his/her ability to demonstrate the development of course outcomes. The methods of assessment may include one or more of the following: oral or written examinations, quizzes, written assignments, visual inspection, welding tests and task performance.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Function safely in the PCC Welding lab.

  • Understand and practice personal safety by using proper protective gear
  • Understand and practice power tool safety
  • Understand and maintain a safe work area
  • Recognize and report dangerous electrical and air/gas hose connections

Interpret blueprints to accurately layout, prepare and assemble weld joints.

  • Interpret lines, symbols, views and notes
  • Layout material per drawing specification
  • Assemble and weld project per specification  

Demonstrate welding 2 inch schedule 80 mild steel pipe in the 5G and 6G positions to ASME Section IX Code quality standards.

  • Demonstrate correct welding techniques
  • Follow welding procedure
  • Demonstrate visual examination principles and practices in accordance with ASME Section IX

Apply visual examination principles and practices in accordance with ASME Section IX.

  • Evaluate welds using appropriate welding inspection tools
  • Assess weld discontinuities causes and corrections.