Course Outlines

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II — WELD 1260

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 3.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 0.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 3.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course will develop the skills necessary for the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process on aluminum and stainless steel sheet and plate in the flat, horizontal, and vertical up positions. Prerequisites: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I, Welding Safety and Theory I and must be taken at the same time as Welding Safety and Theory II
  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 and filler rod control and manipulation for aluminum and stainless steel welds.
    2. Demonstrate proper safety practices.
    3. Determine proper settings for amperage and voltage on the welding machine for aluminum and stainless steel welds.
    4. Determine proper travel, speed, and work angles for GTAW welding for aluminum and stainless steel welds.
    5. Perform GTAW equipment setup and basic operation including gas flow settings for aluminum and stainless steel welds.
    6. Perform sheet metal cutting and forming.
    7. Perform stringer bead surfacing, 1F single pass, 1G single pass, and 1G multi pass welds in the flat position on aluminum and stainless steel.
    8. Perform stringer bead surfacing, 2F single pass, 2G single pass, and 2G multi pass welds in the horizontal position on aluminum and stainless steel.
    9. Perform stringer bead surfacing, 3F single pass, 3G single pass, and 3G multi pass welds in the vertical-up position on aluminum and stainless steel.
    10. Perform stringer bead surfacing, 4F single pass, 4G single pass, and 4G multi pass welds in the overhead position on stainless steel.
    11. Use proper arc balance control while welding aluminum and stainless steel.
    12. 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