Course description: This course introduces the student to the principles and practices of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), that including basic and advanced welding-joint design, expansion, contraction, of Stainless Steel weldments.
Course objectives: Students will examine and assess correct safety procedures and practices when using Gas Tungsten Arc Welding equipment. Proper base metal preparation techniques and weld joint fit-up. Student will gain proficiencies in the welding of Stainless Steel coupons, in different joint configurations. Students will be exposed to common welding terminology and theory as they relate to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding.
Lecture: Differentiate between industry standard welding inspection practices and how they best apply to given welding applications.
Lab: The student will become proficient in operating gas tungsten arc welding equipment (GTAW) to weld Stainless Steel in different joint configurations. Student will have the ability to set-up and break down GTAW equipment.
Prerequisite: Successfully completed course #WLDG1107
Course start date: Continuous Enrollment