Course description: This course reviews the theory and practice of layout and fitting pipe. The student will learn the process of fabricating, and welding pipe joints of steel through a series of competency-based exercises.
Course objectives: This course covers the theory and practice of layout and pipe fitting. Students will learn the process of fabricating steel pipe joints through a series of competency-based exercises. These exercises will be done on paper and/or pipe using instruction and practice fitting information.
Lecture: Students will review methodology of reproducing fabricated components with pipe from a blueprint or drawing. Methods of measuring, inspecting, geometry, tolerance requirements, and final finish of joints.
Lab: Student will demonstrate the safe use of shop equipment and hand tools.
Set-up, perform and use equipment. Demonstrate the correct procedure of measuring and the use of layout tools. Demonstrate the procedures for fabricating fittings. Identify and list the various types of brackets that apply. Identify variations in pipe schedules and weight, and fabricate templates.
Prerequisite: Successfully completed course #WLDG1119
Course start date: Continuous Enrollment