Shielded Metal Arc Welding Principles
Course Code: PMT0121V
Credit Hours: 90 clock hours
Effective beginning: 2021-22
Course Description:This course addresses principles related to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) including SMAW power supplies, electrode holders, equipment set-up, joint configuration, layout, electrode selection, electrode manipulation, arc control, finished bead characteristics, and safety.
Bldg. N, Rm 111B
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Level One: Trainee Guide
Level Two: Trainee Guide Value Kit 9780132981705
Talk with instructor prior to purchasing.
Tool Kit (available in the Welding classroom)
see first-day handout
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
demonstrate employability skills
demonstrate an understanding and ability to identify welding symbols
demonstrate SMAW equipment set up
demonstate the ability to perform various tests on steel to determine if the welds are acceptable to industry standards
demonstrate a basic understanding of welding codes and standards
|Course-level student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
Demonstrate mastery of Welding knowledge and skills.
Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.
Apply critical thinking/ problem-solving and diagnostic skills proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.
Exhibit inter-personal and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.
Exhibit organizational and professional skills appropriate for Welders.
Exhibit employability and/or entrepreneurship skills as appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.
|Tests, Quizzes, Final Exams, Skills Performance and Skills Demonstration, Projects, Skills Check|
This course is a cooperative, competency-based learning program with required classroom lecture classes, learning activity guides, videos, handouts, hands-on instruction, DVD, and computer-assisted instruction. Scheduled program workshops, seminars, special assigned projects, and style show attendance is required for credit.
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