Course Description

WLDG 103  Welding Fundamentals For Construction Trades   2 cr.  
Offered spring. Basic welding processes of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), flux core arc welding (FCAW) are covered in the flat, horizontal, and vertical positions in a variety of joint configurations. The instruction in flux core arc welding is focused on the carpentry building trades. Instruction in the oxyacetylene cutting process is also provided. Safe operation of equipment is covered and work is evaluated to industrial standards. This course is designed for carpentry students.