Course description Advanced topics in GTAW welding, including welding in various positions and directions, on steel and chromolly of tubular shapes.
Course objectives: : Demonstrate proficiency in various welding positions; describe safety rules and equipment used; and describe the effects of welding parameters in GTAW; weld various joint designs; diagnose welding problems; and perform visual inspection, of weldments on tubular components.
Lecture: Students will acquire the knowledge of welding code, WPS (Welding Procedure Specification)/PQR (Procedure Qualification Record), Methods of weld inspection, Weld joint geometry, and Certification tests.
Lab: The student will become proficient in operating gas tungsten arc welding equipment (GTAW) to weld on steel and chromolly in different joint configurations, with tubular shapes; in all positions including 6G.
Prerequisite: Successfully completed course #WLDG1108
Course start date: Continuous Enrollment