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WELD 101 - Exploratory Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting

Credits: 1
Addresses safety in the use of oxy-fuel gas equipment and equipment set-up. Explores oxy-fuel welding and brazing of flat strips 1/8” or less in thickness, and cutting plate in laboratory experience. Intended for non-welding majors.

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 10 Lab Hours: 5
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Understand the theory of the Oxy-fuel processes.
    1. Realize the significance of this process in manufacturing and industry.
    2. Discuss relationships with other welding and/or cutting processes.
  2. Demonstrate appropriate safety practices and procedures.
    1. Realize the value of the use of safety equipment.
    2. Identify proper protective equipment.
    3. Apply safety procedures in all laboratory activities.
  3. Demonstrate appropriate equipment operation.
    1. Realize the importance of proper equipment set-up.
    2. Apply proper procedures when setting up equipment.
  4. Develop, read, and follow a welding specification/procedure document.
    1. Realize the importance of following the procedure.
    2. Define and explain appropriate welding terms.
    3. Apply the procedure when making a specific cut or weld.
  5. Demonstrate proper techniques to complete cuts and welds on carbon steel material.
    1. Realize the value of proper body positioning, visual factors, material prep and positioning, and tacking.

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