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Introduction to Welding (TCH 231)

Term: 2012-2013 Spring Term


Kenneth L Duckworth
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Fri, 8:10 AM - 11:30 AM (1/11/2013 - 3/8/2013) Location: EAST EAST E703


This course teaches the student welding and cutting safety and the introductory fundamentals of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), oxy-fuel cutting (OFC). This course also provides the student with a technical understanding and practical application SMAW, GMAW and OFC processes. The Student will learn arc welding safety, and practice 1/3 lap or surfacing weld in the flat position. They will work on lap, tee and butt joints in the 1F & 2F positions using Fast Freeze electrodes, E6010 & E6011.