PMT0121V

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.

Course Details

Instructors:

Curtis Jenkins
Bldg. N, Rm 111B
718-2214
jenkinsc@chipola.edu

 

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)

 

Assignment/course outline:

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 outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Demonstrate employability skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and ability to identify welding symbols.
  • Demonstrate SMAW equipment set up.
  • Demonstrate 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.

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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