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WEL 233 - Print Read/Sym Inter: SENSE1

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Provides instruction in interpreting elements of welding prints (drawings or sketches), focusing on measurement, American Welding Society welding symbols, and fabrication requirements. Students will understand how to prepare, assemble and tack welding parts according to drawings or sketches, using proper materials and tools. This course aligns to SENSE Level 1 Module 3: Drawing and Welding Symbol Interpretation, Key Indicators 1 and 2.  Students will not receive credit for both WEL 233 and WEL 111.
Prerequisite: Students must be 16 years or older.
Prerequisite OR Corequisite: MAT 772  
Competencies
 

  1. Evaluate welding drawings or sketches
    1. Locate information in AWS A3.0 Standard Welding Terms and Definitions
    2. Identify line types, dimensions and tolerances
  1. Summarize elements of a title block and bill of material
    1. Describe line types, dimensions and tolerances
    2. Explain drawing notes
  1. Interpret welding symbol information
    1. Locate information in AWS Documents including AWS A2.4 Standard Symbols for Welding, Brazing and Non-Destructive Examination
    2. Identify elements of welding symbols
    3. Explain application of welding symbols 
  1. Perform conversion between US and SI units
    1. Complete conversions within US units
    2. Complete conversions within SI units
  1. Produce a multiview sketch
    1. Create a side view, front view and top view drawing of an element
    2. Generate dimensions for drawings
    3. Add welding symbols to drawings
  1. Evaluate application of weld symbols
    1. Explain how to assemble actual dimensional parts correctly using US units
    2. State how to assemble actual dimensional parts correctly using SI units

Competencies Revised Date: 2020



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