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Introduction to Welding (TCH 231)

Term: 2014-2015 - Fall Term


Richard D Couch
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Kenneth L Duckworth
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Fri, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM (10/24/2014 - 12/19/2014) Location: EAST EAST E706


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.