||Microcomputers in Agriculture
AGS 101. Microcomputers in Agriculture (3) (Fall). Use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint for documentation, accounting and presentations in the agriculture industry. Two lecture. Three lab.
1. Contemporary computer use in the agriculture industry
2. Computer hardware
3. Using Microsoft Word in an agricultural setting
4. Using Excel in an agricultural setting
5. Using PowerPoint in an agricultural setting
1. Use and understand email.
2. Use and understand Windows 98.
3. Manage Files.
4. Use Internet Explorer.
5. Use the Internet.
6. Create a document.
7. Use and understand Microsoft Word.
8. Edit a document.
9. Format a document.
10. Create a report.
11. Use and understand Desktop Publishing.
12. Create outlines.
13. Create tables.
14. Create a table of contents.
15. Merge documents.
16. Create equations.
17. Use and understand Microsoft Excel.
18. Create worksheets.
19. Format worksheets.
20. Create charts.
21. Manage information.
22. Use and understand Microsoft Power Point.
23. Create a presentation.
24. Create and import graphics in slides.
25. Use and understand Microsoft Access.
26. Create a database.
27. Maintain a database.
28. Query a database.
29. Use and understand integration.
30. Integrate documents.
31. Use and understand web page design.
32. Create a web page.
33. Load web page onto Internet.
1. Compilation of portfolio in 1" notebook with cover sheet.
CSA 126. Microsoft Office (3). Introductory concepts and techniques of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Three lecture.
1. Windows concepts and skills
2. Microsoft Word for Windows
3. Microsoft Excel for Windows
4. Microsoft Access for Windows
5. Microsoft PowerPoint for Windows
6. Integration of Microsoft Office applications
1. Use file management and other basic Windows skills. (1)
2. Produce and edit word processing documents. (2)
3. Produce and edit spreadsheets and charts. (3)
4. Create a database, enter and manipulate data, create queries and reports. (4)
5. Produce and edit presentation graphics documents. (5)
6. Produce a document that integrates the use of two or more Office applications. (6)
||Industrial Shop Practices
IPT 110. Industrial Shop Practices (3) (Fall). Basic skills needed to work in industrial repair and maintenance shops, emphasizing safe and efficient use of hand and power tools, fine measurement, tool maintenance and sharpening. One lecture. Four lab.
1. Safe shop practices
2. Measuring tools
3. Basic hand tools
4. Taps and dies for threading
5. Cutting and fusing HDPE pipe
6. Drill press
7. Power pipe threader
8. Pedestal grinder
9. Hand and hydraulic presses
1. Identify common shop hazards. (1)
2. Use personal protective equipment. (1)
3. Use various hand tools safely. (1)
4. Use techniques of various power tools safely. (1)
5. Use measuring tools: tapes, calipers, dividers, and gauges. (2)
6. Take measurements in various materials and in the course of various processes. (2)
7. Distinguish between English and metric measures. (2)
8. Select the proper tool for a given task. (3)
9. Identify common hand tools and their applications. (3)
10. Identify common files and their uses. (3)
11. Interpret the American National Thread System. (4)
12. Identify common taps. (4)
13. Select appropriate tap for specific application. (4)
14. Tap holes by hand. (4)
15. Identify and correct common threading problems. (4)
16. Select and prepare a rod for threading. (4)
17. Cut threads with a die. (4)
18. Select proper pipe for specific application. (5)
19. Cut HDPE pipe. (5)
20. Prepare HDPE pipe for joining. (5)
21. Use adhesives to join HDPE pipe. (5)
22. Select drills for specific applications. (6)
23. Make safe setups on drill press. (6)
24. Determine correct speeds and feeds for drilling operation. (6)
25. Select dies for specific applications. (7)
26. Use cutting fluids. (6,7)
27. Make safe setups on pipe threader. (7)
28. Thread pipe up to 2" diameter. (7)
29. Safely setup the pedestal grinder. (8)
30. Identify different metals by shop testing. (8)
31. Sharpen a twist drill bit. (8)
32. Remove and install a ball bearing from a shaft or housing. (9)
33. Remove and install a shaft with a keyway using a arbor press. (9)
||Industrial Pump Maint/Repair
IPT 120. Industrial Pump Maintenance and Repair (3) (Fall). Types of pumps and their associated piping systems as applied in industrial settings. One lecture. Four lab.
1. Pump types
2. Principles of pump operation
3. Calculations required to use pumps safely and efficiently
4. Pump gauges
5. Pump maintenance procedures
6. Pump troubleshooting skills
1. Identify centrifugal pumps, including impeller, intake/discharge, and stage types (1)
2. Identify positive displacement pumps (1)
3. Identify rotary pumps, including gear, vane, and piston types (1)
4. Identify reciprocating pumps (1)
5. Identify special serviced pumps (1)
6. Use correct nomenclature for pump parts (2)
7. Explain the types and functions of impellers (2)
8. Explain the types and functions of seals (2)
9. Define and explain volute case (2)
10. Calculate head, reticulation, velocity, and pressure (3)
11. Describe NPSHR, NPSHA, and efficiency curves (3)
12. Connect pressure gauge for discharge (4)
13. Connect vacuum gauge for intake (4)
14. Read pump gauges (4)
15. Operate pump with throttled intake or throttled discharge (4)
16. Disassemble an end-suction centrifugal pump (5)
17. Inspect and evaluate pump parts (5)
18. Reassemble an end-suction centrifugal pump (5)
19. Construct intake and discharge companion flanges (5)
20. Use two-hole method for flange alignment on pipe (5)
21. Apply pump maintenance procedures (5)
22. Infer and apply troubleshooting strategies (6)
23. Use test equipment appropriately (6)
24. Use safe practices for troubleshooting pumps (6)
||Industrial Valve Maint/Repair
IPT 130. Industrial Valve Maintenance and Repair (3) (Spring). Valves and their associated piping systems as applied in industrial settings. One lecture. Four lab.
1. Valve types
2. Nomenclature for various valve parts
3. Principles of valve operation
4. Characteristics of flow in different valves
5. Principles of proper valve selection for specific applications
6. Valve maintenance procedures
7. Valve troubleshooting skills
1. Identify valves; globe, butterfly, wafer, weir, needle and ball. (1)
2. Identify valve parts; stem, actuator yoke, packing box, bonnet, cage, seat ring, plug, body, and gaskets (2)
3. Use correct nomenclature for valve parts (3)
4. Explain hand, air, and hydraulic operational methods (3)
5. Define laminar flow (4)
6. Define turbulent flow (4)
7. Define mixed flow (4)
8. Apply flow characteristics to specific valve types (4)
9. Explain pressure drops (4)
10. Determine fluid types (5)
11. Determine temperatures (5)
12. Determine viscosity (5)
13. Determine specific gravity (5)
14. Determine capacity of flow (5)
15. Determine system pressure (5)
16. Determine pressure drops (5)
17. Select the valves for a given applications(5)
18. Disassemble a valve (6)
19. Inspect and evaluate valve parts (6)
20. Reassemble a valve (6)
21. Apply valve maintenance procedures (6)
22. Infer and apply troubleshooting strategies (7)
23. Use test equipment appropriately (7)
24. Use safe practices for troubleshooting valves (7)
||Bulk Materials Handling
IPT 140. Bulk Materials Handling (3). Operation, maintenance, and repair of industrial materials handling machinery including conveyors, feed and discharge devices, screens, and crushers. One lecture. Four lab.
1. Power transmission equipment
2. Lubrication issues
3. Bearing design, use, and maintenance
4. Oil seal design, use, and maintenance
5. Belting maintenance and repair
6. Basic support structure repair
1. Explain the function of gear-box transmissions (1)
2. Explain fluid drives (1)
3. Explain chain drives (1)
4. Identify various couplings (1)
5. List types of friction (2)
6. Compare types of lubricants (2)
7. Compare properties of lubricants (2)
8. Explain the role of common additives (2)
9. Describe methods of lubricant delivery (2)
10. Define viscosity and use it to identify various oils (2)
11. Discuss environmental concerns of handling and use of petroleum-based lubricants (2)
12. Use correct nomenclature for bearing parts (3)
13. Identify types and characteristics of bearings (3)
14. Use proper storage, installation, and maintenance of bearings (3)
15. Discuss special bearing applications (3)
16. Identify the causes of bearing failure (3)
17. Use correct nomenclature for seal parts (4)
18. Identify types and characteristics of seals (4)
19. Installation and maintain bearings(4)
20. Discuss specific applications of oil seals (4)
21. Identify the causes of seal failure (4)
22. Discuss construction and design of belting systems (5)
23. Perform mechanical repairs in belting systems (5)
24. Compare mechanical and materials failures (5)
25. Perform troubleshooting in belting systems (5)
26. Recognize loading areas (5)
27. Perform training and alignment adjustments (5)
28. Perform head pulley, tail pulley, take-up and tensioning adjustments (5)
29. Check troughing idlers (5)
30. Check return idlers (5)
31. Analyze framing design and materials (6)
32. Make simple repairs to framing (6)
IPT 160. Machinery Maintenance and Troubleshooting (3). Systematic methods of identifying causes of mechanical failure and using predictive methods to prevent mechanical failure. Prerequisite: IPT 140 (May be taken concurrently). One lecture. Four lab.
1. Resources to understand equipment
2. Equipment maintenance history
3. Operation requirements for mechanical equipment
4. Root cause analysis of mechanical failure
5. Preventative maintenance scheduling
1. Interpret blueprints and drawings (1)
2. Utilize manufacturer's guides (1)
3.Analyze operators reports (1)
4. Perform electrical analysis (2)
5. Measure and record vibration signature (2)
6. Track thermal changes (2)
7. Perform oil analysis (2)
8. Determine electrical requirements (3)
9. Determine load capacity (3)
10. Determine RPM capacity (3)
11. Locate power lockout (3)
12. Inspect bearings (3)
13. Inspect seals (3)
14. Inspect gears (3)
15. Check shaft alignment (3)
16. Inspect fluid levels (3)
17. List possible causes of excessive vibration (4)
18. List possible causes of overheating (4)
19. Identify the types and causes of bearing failure (4)
20. Identify the causes of seal failure (4)
21. Identify maintenance needs of a specific system (5)
22. Schedule maintenance tasks to prevent failure/maximize equipment life and productivity (5)
||Surface Mine Safety Training
MET 150. Surface Mine Safety Training (1) (Fall). U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration requirements for new miner training for individuals, contractors, and mine employees. One lecture.
1. Health and safety in mine settings
2. Rules governing mine site work
3. Hazards related to mine activities
4. Health issues on mine sites
5. Fire dangers
6. Safe equipment operation
7. Mine traffic dangers
8. First aide and CPR
9. Mine high wall dangers
1. Blasting hazards and proceduresList mandatory health and safety standards. (1)
2. Explain the role and purpose of MSHA. (1)
3. Interpret the rights and obligations of miners. (2)
4. Use locking out and tagging procedures. (2,3)
5. Explain confined space entry procedures. (2,3)
6. Explain safety issues around conveyors and bins. (1,2,6)
7. Describe personal safety when using equipment. (1-4,6)
8. Describe use of various types of fire extinguishers. (5)
9. Explain safe worker habits. (1,8-9)
10. Explain drug and alcohol regulations on mine sites. (1)
1. 25 question pre and post test passing with minimum 70%.
||Basic Machine Hydr& Pneumatics
MET 160. Basic Machine Hydraulics and Pneumatics (2). Operational theory and testing techniques related to hydraulic and pneumatic components and circuits on mobile diesel equipment. Includes fluid power principles and investigates the functional characteristic of hydraulic pumps, flow valves, pressure valves, directional valves, motors, cylinders and accumulators. Emphasis on the student's ability to test, service, and repair diesel equipment hydraulic systems and system components. One lecture. Two lab.
1. Safety procedures and processes
2. Machine specific hydraulic components (valves, pumps, and cylinders)
3. Machine specific hydraulic circuits/systems and their functional characteristics
4. Machine specific hydraulic/pneumatic components (pumps, motors, valves, cylinders, accumulators) and their functional characteristics.
5. Machine specific maintenance
6. Service and repair information to perform needed maintenance, service, testing, and repairs
7. Hydraulic/pneumatic graphic symbols
1. Assembly, operation, and testing (pressure and or flow) various machine hydraulic/pneumatic circuits that includes pumps, motors, valves, cylinders, and accumulators.Identify shop environment and hazards. (1)
2. Utilize emergency procedures and policy. (1)
3. Implement physical well-being and practice by following safety guidelines. (1)
4. Utilize material safety data sheets and chemicals in the shop environment. (1)
5. Remove and reinstall hydraulic and pneumatic components. (2)
6. Disassemble, inspect, and reassemble hydraulic/pneumatic cylinder, pump, flow valve, pressure valve, directional valve. (2)
7. Diagram the operational features and functions of machine specific hydraulic/pneumatic circuits. (3)
8. Describe how (collectively) hydraulic/pneumatic pumps, valves, motors, accumulators, cylinders, and the fluid function to operation the machine's hydraulic system. (4)
9. Determine which hydraulic/pneumatic components are utilized in various mobile equipment. (4)
10. Analyze oil sample information to determine condition of various hydraulic circuits. (5)
11. Obtain oil sample from hydraulic system. (5)
12. Perform maintenance procedures to ensure hydraulic/pneumatic systems operate as designed. (5)
13. Find and apply service and repair information. (6)
14. Identify "on equipment" hydraulic and pneumatic component types using graphic symbol. (7)
15. Describe operational features of hydraulic/pneumatic components and circuits using hydraulic/pneumatic graphic symbols and diagrams. (7)
16. Install various hydraulic/pneumatic components on diesel equipment, bleed or adjust system as needed. (8)
17. Perform hydraulic/pneumatic pressure and or flow testing procedures as outlined in the equipment manual. (8)
||Basic Welding I
WLD 112. Basic Welding I (2). A basic course in oxyacetylene welding, including safety, welding techniques, basic metallurgy and welding gases. One lecture. Three lab.
1. Safety equipment and shop procedures
2. MIG welding machine operation
3. ARC welding machine operation
4. Oxyacetylene welding machine operation
5. Welding techniques
6. Welding vocabulary
7. Welding tasks and positions
1. Fusion weld two pieces of steel together in the flat and horizontal position.
2. Braze two pieces of metal together in the flat and horizontal position.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of theory and practice of oxyacetylene welding.
4. Perform general welding tasks.
5. Manually and machine cut carbon steel plate.
6. Demonstrate knowledge of the theory and practice in Arc welding.
7. Select, set up and shut down the appropriate equipment and materials.
8. Perform various arc welding tasks in flat and horizontal position.
9. Demonstrate knowledge of the theory and practice of MIG welding.
10. Perform various MIG welding tasks.
11. Practice welding safety procedures.
||Basic Welding II
WLD 113. Basic Welding II (2). A basic course in electric arc welding, welding equipment, and gas-shielded arc welds. One lecture. Three lab.
2. Welding electrodes
3. Metallurgy of welding
4. Welding vocabulary
6. Welding currents
7. Arc welding equipment
8. Inert gases used in welding
1. Electric arc weld in the flat, vertical and horizontal positions.
2. Choose the proper electrode by its AWS classification.
3. Use and apply the basic vocabulary of arc welding.
4. Apply the basic principles and elements of the TIG welding process.
5. Apply the basic principles and elements of the MIG welding process.
1. Pass a written examination on course content with a score of 70% or higher.
||Welded Metal Fabrication
WLD 250. Welded Metal Fabrication (4). Metal used in manufacturing fabrication and welding techniques. Emphasis on project planning, layout and blueprint reading. Prerequisite: WLD 130 and WLD 140 and WLD 156 and WLD 210. Two lecture. Six lab.
1. Personal and equipment welding shop safety
2. Steel shapes and sizes
3. Layout tools and their use
4. Use of fabrication equipment
5. Ordering steel from drawing
6. Layout and cutting of steel
7. Square and tack welding
8. Finish welding
9. Applying finishes to metal
1. Identify the different structural shapes of steel.
2. Identify the difference between gauge steel and plate steel.
3. Order, layout and cut material as required by a blueprint.
4. Identify layout tools and fabrication equipment and demonstrate proper use.
5. Use correct fabrication techniques.
Additional Requirements - Select Option A or B
Option A (Mining Students Only)
||Apprentice: Industrial Plant 1
IPT 295. Apprenticeship: Industrial Plant (3). Supervised field experience. [Repeatable for a total of 12 credit hours towards degree/certificate requirements.] S/U grading only.
1. Job description and organization requirements
2. Technical skill development
3. Workplace skills and professional ethics
4. Workplace safety
1. Repair and maintain required equipment. (2,4)
2. Adhere to all safety procedures. (1,3,4)
3. Incorporate proper company protocols in the workplace. (1)
4. Apply appropriate workplace behaviors and professional ethics. (3)
5. Use critical thinking, problem solving, ethical awareness and effective writing skills. (1,2,3)
6. Interpret written and oral instructions. (1,2)
7. Initiate and complete assigned responsibilities. (1)
8. Use specialized equipment, software and tools required. (1,2)
Option B (All Others - Select 6 Credits from the Following Courses)
||Auto/Diesel Preventative Maint
AUT 100. Automotive/Diesel Preventative Maintenance (2). Fundamentals of truck equipment and automobile basic preventative maintenance procedures. One lecture. Two lab.
2. Hand tools
4. Electrical system
5. Fuels and fuel system
7. Suspension and Steering
8. Four-stroke Engine
9. Ignition system
10. Tires and wheels
1. Use hand tools and shop equipment, proficiently and safely. (1-3)
2. Explain and identify the use of precision measuring and diagnostic tools. (4)
3. Test the battery, charging and starting system of an engine. (4,8,9)
4. Inspect steering, disc and drum brake systems for wear. (6)
5. Test the automotive and diesel fuel systems for proper operation. (5,9)
6. Remove, repair, and install a tire. (10)
7. Explain the theory of 4-stroke internal combustion engines. (8)
||Auto Engine Repair
AUT 151. Auto Engine Repair (2). Theory of operation of gasoline powered engines. Includes engine servicing and engine removal and replacement procedures. Four lab.
1. The four stroke cycle
2. The engine cooling system
3. The engine lubrication system
4. Cylinder head and service
5. Engine performance analysis
6. Valve train and service
7. Timing belts and engine servicing
1. Explain theory of operation of 4 stroke cycle gasoline powered engines. (1)
2. Inspect and evaluate engine cooling systems. (2)
3. Inspect and evaluate engine lubrication systems (3).
4. Inspect and adjust valve trains. (6)
5. Remove and install timing belts and components. (7)
6. Use vacuum compression and leakage testing to evaluate engine condition. (5)
7. Remove and install engine cylinder head. (4)
BSA 110. Personal Finance (3). Information for making personal and family financial decisions. Includes budgeting, saving, credit, installment buying, insurance, buying vs. renting a home, investment, and estate disposal through will and trust. Three lecture.
1. The economics of love and pain
2. You have to live with what you have
3. The high Cost of living
4. Banks and the banking system
5. The overextended American
6. Putting a roof over your head
7. Getting there by car is half the worry
8. Other forms of protection: life insurance and Social Security
11. Retirement and the golden years
1. Make intelligent consumer decisions in such areas as:
b. Cost of living
g. Insurance and Social Security
||Principles of Management
BSA 220. Principles of Management (3). Principles of management that have general applicability to all types of enterprise; basic management philosophy and decision making; principles involved in planning, directing and controlling. Recent concepts in management. Three lecture.
1. Managers and management
2. Challenges confronting modern managers
7. Managing the E-Business
1. Define a manager;
2. Define management;
3. Define challenges confronting the modern manager;
4. Explain the relationship between planning, strategy, and decision making;
5. Analyze how changes in organization design impact the human resource management process;
6. Analyze the impact of effective leadership on group behavior;
7. Explain how technological change impacts the foundations of control;
8. Compare and contrast the management process of the traditional business with that of the e-business.
||CNC Machine Operator
CNC 101. CNC Machine Operator (2). Basic principles and operative skills in the operation of CNC milling machine and lathes. One lecture. Three lab.
1. Shop safety
2. Measuring instruments and Micrometer reading
3. CNC Machine Operation
1. Apply machine shop safety principles. (1)
2. Use micro-measurement instruments. (2)
3. Read a micrometer (2)
4. Turn on, home the machine and determine the active program. (3)
5. Load CNC programs into the controller using at least 3 of the 4 accepted methods. (3)
6. Load the proper program into the“EDITOR" and confirm that listed tools in the program are those which correspond to the tools in the machine. (3)
7. Run a part program to completion. (3)
8. Check oil levels, coolant levels, and coolant concentration. (3)
9. Set tooling and record the appropriate tooling data into the controller. (3)
10. Set the work coordinate for a given part and input data into the work offset page of the controller (3)
11. Discern the difference between a graphical representation of a good tool path vs. a near net shape. (3)
12. Move, copy, delete, insert and find & replace data in a program. (3)
13. Operate the CNC milling machine in a manual mode and set the machine to specific operational settings. (3)
14. Restart the program at any tool change or at any point in the program. (3)
15. Touch off all the tools and record their offset data on the tool offset page. (3)
16. Measure the stock to determine the amount of excess length. (3)
17. Load work into the Chuck. (3)
18. Select a facing/turning tool to face the work piece off. (3)
19. Set CNC for appropriate RPM's. (3)
20. Face the part off using the hand wheel. (3)
21. Find all the feed rates concerning linear motion for a finish pass from .003 to .005. (3)
||CNC Machine Set Up
CNC 102. CNC Machine Setup (4) (Fall). Basic principles and operative skills to setup and operate through 1st. article part CNC mills and lathes. Prerequisite: CNC 101. Three lecture. Three lab.
1. CNC Mill and lathe operation.
2. Speeds and feeds.
3. Blueprint reading.
4. Troubleshooting tooling problems.
1. Identify coordinate and primary machine axes. (1)
2. Define and describe absolute and incremental positioning. (1)
3. Show procedures in starting the CNC milling machine and for running a program in graphics mode.(1)
4. Identify the machine coordinate systems and how to use them. (1)
5. Identify CNC tooling and applications. (1,4)
6. Identify cutting tool collets and holding fixtures. (1,4)
7. Identify the proper use of fixtures, setups and gagging. (1)
8. Set work offsets. (1,4)
9. Load tools and set tool length offsets. (1,5)
10. Use proper cutter compensation and calculate cutting tool speeds and feeds. (1,4)
11. Read blue prints and interrupt job operation sheets. (3)
12. Identify geometric tolerance and how they are used. (5)
13. Define program format and definitions within. (1,2)
14. Identify and define machine default“G" codes and micellaneous "M" codes. (1,2,4)
15. Describe the program structure. (4,5)
16. Read, interrupt and edit machine programs. (1,2,4,5)
17. Identify alphabetical address codes. (1)
18. Determine solutions for twist drill and endmill problems. (4)
19. Determine how to maintain part reliability and dimensional specifications for multiple parts. (5)
20. Adjust for tool nose compensation and determine solutions for tooling problems. (4)
||Comp Aided Program CNC Mach
CNC 201. Computer Aided Programming for CNC Machining (3) (Spring). Two-dimensional designing of machinery parts using Feature Cam software. Includes design and illustration of the part, tooling sequencing, starting a lathe using Feature Cam, part cutting simulation, and Numerical Control Code. Prerequisite: CNC 101 (may be taken concurrently). Two lecture. Two lab.
1. Tooling for Machining Centers.
2. Using FeatureCam.
3. Introduction to 2.5D milling.
4. Introduction to Turning.
1. Describe tooling used in a CNC Mill Machine. (1)
2. Produce a CADD drawing for CNC machines using Feature Cam. (2)
3. Produce a 2.5 D milling part. (3)
4. Manage a CNC lathe and Mill after Feature Cam programming for production of parts.(4)
WLD 145. Arc II (4). Advanced shielded metal arc welding procedures, equipment, safety and cutting techniques. Prerequisite: WLD 140. Two lecture. Six lab.
2. Multiple pass welds in all positions
3. Single V-groove joint welds with backing in all positions
4. Single V-groove joint welds without backing in all positions
5. Preparation, welding, testing and evaluation of V-groove bend specimens to American Welding Society standards.
6. Cutting with carbon arc, plasma arc cutting, and oxy-fuel cutting equipment
1. Explain and use shielded metal aarc welding safety procedures. (1)
2. Explain shielded metal arc welding theory, based on its method of operation, equipment, and applications. (1-6)
3. Operate shielded metal arc welding equipment to industry requirements. (1-5)
4. Operate shielded metal arc welding equipment to industry requirements. (1-5)
5. Operate carbon arc cutting, plasma arc cutting, and oxy-fuel cutting equipment. (6)
WLD 156. Blueprint Reading (4). Fundamentals of reading and interpreting blueprints and welding symbols as they apply to the welding trade. Three lecture. Three lab.
1. Symbols for welding
2. Fillet weld symbols
3. Plug, slot, spot and seam weld symbols
4. Groove weld symbols
5. Orthographic views
6. Standard drawing lines and symbols
7. Surface and centerline relationships
8. Auxiliary views
9. Mathematics for welders and fitters
10. Interpreting blueprint information
11. Dimensional tolerance and stock allowance
12. Set-up tools
1. Interpret welding symbols. (1-4)
2. Interpret types of lines, views, symbols, structural shapes and sectional views on master welding blueprints. (5-8)
3. Interpret various note specifications and dimensions found on master welding blueprints. (9-12)
WLD 200. Tig I (4). Selection of electrode, gas, cups and filler rod for inert-gas-tungsten arc (Tig) welding. Techniques and practice in welding butt-joint, t-joint, lap and corner joints in various positions. Prerequisite: WLD 140. Two lecture. Six lab.
1. Safety equipment and shop procedures
2. Grinding operations
3. Machine adjustments and operation
4. Electrode, filler metal, gases and cup selection
5. Tig welding machine operation
6. Welding techniques
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the theory and practice of Tig welding.
2. Demonstrate the ability to perform various Tig welding tasks.
3. Demonstrate safety techniques.
4. Demonstrate the ability to select, set up and shut down the appropriate equipment and materials.
||Gas Metal Arc Welding
WLD 210. Gas Metal Arc Welding (4). Setup and safe operation of gas metal arc welding (GMAW) equipment, GMAW welding of carbon steel plate, aluminum plate and sheet metal. Two lecture. Six lab.
1. Gas metal arc welding (GMAW) safety and equipment
2. Machine adjustments and operation
3. GMAW techniques in various positions
4. Selection of gases and wire for GMAW
5. Flux cored arc welding (FCAW) self-shielded and gas shielded wire
1. Explain and use GMAW safety procedures. (1)
2. Explain gas metal arc welding theory based on its method of operation, equipment and application. (2-5)
3. Operate gas metal arc welding equipment to industry requirements. (1-5)
|1 - IPT 295 Apprenticeship must be taken for a total of 6 credit hours