Course Outlines

Shield Metal Arc Welding II — WELD 1230

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 3.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 0.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 3.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites:
      • WELD 1101: Welding Safety and Theory I
      • WELD 1111: Shield Metal Arc Welding I
    • Corequisites:
      • WELD 1210: Welding Safety and Theory II
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course develops the welding skills necessary for the Shield Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process on carbon steel plate in vertical and overhead positions. Prerequisites: WELD 1101, WELD 1111, and Corequisite WELD1210
  2. Course Effective Dates: 8/27/12 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Demonstrate proper electrode control and manipulation for carbon steel welds while meeting safety practices.
    2. Determine proper settings?fo, a111pe1 agE and vo??on the welding machine for SMAW welds
    3. Determine proper travel, speed, and work angles for SMAW welding for carbon steel welds.
    4. Perform SMAW equipment setup and basic operation for carbon steel welds.
    5. Perform arc blow control procedures.
    6. Perform iron worker and band saw setup and operation.
    7. Perform stringer bead surfacing, 3F single pass, 3G single pass, and 3G multi pass welds in the vertical position on carbon steel using E7018 and E6010 electrodes.
    8. Perform stringer bead surfacing, 4F single pass, 4G single pass, and 4G multi pass welds in the overhead position on carbon steel using E7018 and E6010 electrodes.
    9. Visually inspect welds and cuts to determine if standards are met.
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted