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2023-2024 General Catalog 
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WEL 190 - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

Last Date of Approval: Spring 2021

2 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 15
Total Lab Hours: 30
Course Description:
This course is one of a two-semester sequence where students will become proficient in theory and operation of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding equipment.  Emphasis is on safety, and welding in the flat and horizontal position. Labs provide hands-on activities that help explain the lecture material. This course will help students refine their critical thinking skills in the shop as they develop their hands-on welding techniques, which will benefit the student in future welding careers. This course will also help students gain manufacturing communication skills to be used throughout their life.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: n/a

Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional

Course Fees: Course Materials: $130.00

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Student Learning Outcomes

    1. Safely apply proper welding techniques for the flat position 

    2. Safely apply proper welding techniques for the horizontal position 

Course Objectives

    1. State saftey precautions and practice saftey with these welding jobs and GTAW machines 

    2. Select proper torch angles and filler rod in the flat and horizontal to control weld bead placement 

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