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WLDG 1435 - Introduction to Pipe Welding

4 Credits (3 hrs. lec., 3 hrs. lab.) An introduction to welding of pipe using the shielded metal arc welding process, including electrode selection, equipment setup, and safe shop practices. Emphasis on weld positions 1G and 2G using various electrodes. Prerequisite: None
Course Outcomes
1 - Describe equipment and required pipe preparation and perform 1G and 2G welds using various electrodes.
2 - Safety; gas shielded arc welding fundamentals; welding electrode classification; selecting electrodes.
3 - Position skills 1G, 2G; AC-DC machine polarity; weld symbols.