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
850-718-2214
jenkinsc@chipola.edu

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbook required

 

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 learning outcomes:

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

 

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

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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