Fundamentals of Metallurgy Lab
30 clock hours
Course Description:This course covers basic material identification, file hardness testing, and comparisons of hardness scales. Demonstrations are given utilizing a Rockwell tester for material hardness, along with tests for Heat Affected Zone (HAZ) hazards due to welding processes. Experiments in heat treatment operations and comparison with tensile strength elongation and hardness are conducted.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.
Materials provided by instructor
Tool Kit (available in the Welding classroom)
See first-day handout.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
- Practice and demonstrate safety principles and safe cutting practices as related to shielded metal arc welding.
- Demonstrate proper use of terminology and tools.
- Demonstrate employability skills.
- Demonstrate hardness scales, a Rockwell tester for material hardness, along with tests for Heat Affected Zone (HAZ) hazards due to welding processes.
- Conduct experiments in heat treatment operations and comparison with tensile strength elongation and hardness are conducted.
Course-level learning outcomes:
|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|
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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