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WEL 274 - SMAW 1: SENSE1

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 6
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Focuses on safety, amperage settings, polarity and the proper selection of electrodes for the shielded metal arc welding process. Students will perform American Welding Society compliant welds on carbon steel, using visual and destructive methods for determining weld quality. This course aligns to SENSE Level 1 Module 4 - Key Indicators 1-7 for the flat and horizontal positions, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3- Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2.
Prerequisite OR Corequisite: WEL 228  
Competencies
  1. Evaluate SMAW equipment, accessories and consumables to ensure proper safety and operations
    1. Perform safety inspections
    2. Complete minor external repairs to SMAW equipment
    3. Set up SMAW equipment per WPS for welding on carbon steel
  2. Produce fillet welds in flat and horizontal positions on carbon steel
    1. Complete single and multiple pass fillet weld in the flat position using E6010 or E6011 electrodes on carbon steel
    2. Complete single and multiple pass fillet weld in the horizontal position using E6010 or E6011 electrodes on carbon steel
    3. Complete single and multiple pass fillet weld in the flat position using E7018 electrodes on carbon steel
    4. Complete single and multiple pass fillet weld in the horizontal position using E7018 electrodes on carbon steel
  3. Produce groove welds in flat and horizontal positions on carbon steel
    1. Complete single and multiple pass groove weld in the flat position using E6010 or E6011 electrodes on carbon steel
    2. Complete single and multiple pass groove weld in the horizontal positon using E6010 or E6011 electrodes on carbon steel
    3. Complete single and multiple pass groove weld in the flat position using E7018 electrodes on carbon steel
    4. Complete single and multiple pass groove weld in the horizontal position using E7018 electrodes on carbon steel
  4. Evaluate welds to ensure AWS D.1.1 standards are met
    1. Analyze completed welds
    2. Adjust welding technique



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