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Course Number:
WLD 211
Course Title:
Auto Collision Repair Welding Aluminum
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Course Description

Develops knowledge and manipulative skills using the Gas Metal Arc Welding- Pulse transfer process on aluminum performing various welds to I-CAR industry standards. Covers safety, uses, nomenclature, equipment operation and set up and shut down procedures. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

This is an outcome based course utilizing a lecture / lab format. This course includes classroom discussion, videotapes, theoretical concepts, lab demonstrations and technical skills. Course outcomes include; theoretical concepts, layout, fabrication, safety and environmental awareness, communication, computations and human relations.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Function safely in the PCC Welding Laboratory
  • Demonstrate professional work ethics(habits)
  • Apply math and science concepts related to GMAW-P
  • Understand the principles of the Gas Metal Arc Welding - Pulse process
    • Terminology
    • Equipment
    • Operation variables
    • Welding specifications
  • Weld common joints in all positions on aluminum using the GMAW-P transfer.

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 task performance, safe work habits and work relations.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Function safely in the PCC Welding Laboratory

  • Understand and practice personal safety by using proper protective gear
  • Understand and practice power tool safety
  • Understand and practice equipment safety
  • Understand and maintain a safe work area
  • Understand and practice fire prevention
  • Access and explain the importance of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

Demonstrate professional work ethics

  • Track training hours on time card
  • Perform projects in accordance to specifications and procedures
  • Follow directions in a positive manner
  • Manage time productively
  • Respect equipment and others
  • Demonstrate skill in problem solving and decision making

Apply math and science concepts related to GMAW-P

  • Demonstrate the ability to solve formulas
  • Apply math order of operation rules
  • Explain the purpose of Pulsing with GMAW
  • Identify the types of shielding gases used for Pulsed GMAW
  • Understand the principles of GMAW-P
    • Terminology
    • Variables
    • Equipment
    • Shielding gas
    • Welding specifications

Interpret drawing and symbols to accurately layout, prepare and assemble weld joints

  • Interpret lines, symbols and verbiage on project drawing
  • Layout material per drawing specification
  • Assemble weld project per specification

Weld common joints to Code Quality using GMAW – Pulse transfer on aluminum.

  • Flat position
  • Butt joint
  • Plug weld
  • Horizontal position
  • Lap Joint
  • Plug Weld
  • Vertical position
  • Lap Joint
  • Plug Weld
  • Overhead position
  • Lap Joint
  • Plug Weld