CIMWD-130: Gas Metal Arc Welding (Flat and Horizontal)

School
Business, Entrepreneurship, & Professional Development
Department
CNTR for Innov Manuf Educ
Academic Level
Undergraduate
Course Subject
Welding
Course Number
130
Course Title
Gas Metal Arc Welding (Flat and Horizontal)
Credit Hours
1.00
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
31.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
31.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
A-E
Pre-requisites
CIMWD-102 or Instructor Permission
Catalog Course Description

Covers theory, machine settings, filler metals, and operation of gas metal arc welding. Emphasizes safety protocols, flat welding position, and horizontal welding position using mild steel.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Core Course Topics
  1. Safety
  2. GMAW welding machine
  3. Filler metal
  4. Flat position welding
  5. Horizontal position welding
Core Course Learning Objectives (Separated)
  1. Demonstrate proper safety practices for the Gas Metal Arc Welding process.
  2. Prepare the Gas Metal Arc Welding machine for a given metal type and thickness.
  3. Select the proper filler metal for a given weldment using the Gas Metal Arc Welding process.
  4. Demonstrate the proper welding technique in flat position.
  5. Demonstrate the proper welding technique in horizontal position.
  6. Perform welds using proper preparation and welding technique for a given weldment.

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement

Assessment of academic achievement may include (but is not limited to) exams, quizzes, homework, and laboratory assignments.

Texts

Texts, handouts, and/or workbooks will be determined by the Welding Technology department faculty.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Exam
Skilled Demonstration
Other Exam Details

Test

Skilled Demonstration Details

Weldment competency

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Fall 2020
ILT Approval Date
10/18/2019
AALC Approval Date
12/11/2019
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
02/03/2020