Welding and Materials Technology (WMT)

WMT F101      Introduction to Welding
4 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Introduction and orientation to the processes and procedures involved in the welding field including safe operational procedures for shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) (Stick), mixed inert gas (MIG), tungsten inert gas (TIG) and oxy-acetylene welding; in addition to the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and terminology related to the welding industry.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 4 + 0

WMT F102      Intermediate Welding
3 Credits

Continuation of WMT F101.

Prerequisites: WMT F101.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 2 + 0

WMT F103      Welding I
3 Credits

Entry-level course in basic oxyacetylene, arc welding and flame cutting. Attendance at first two classes is mandatory.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 4 + 0

WMT F105      Welding II
3 Credits

Arc welding techniques and basic MIG and TIG welding. Attendance at first two classes is mandatory.

Prerequisites: WMT F103 or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 4 + 0

WMT F106      Heat Treating/Metal Finishing/Knife Making I
3 Credits

Heat treating, metal finishing. Build two knives, heat treat and finish.Special Conditions: Must have excellent hand-eye coordination. Attendance at first class is mandatory.

Recommended: WMT F117; WMT F241.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 3 + 0

WMT F117      Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting
3 Credits

Safe oxyacetylene welding techniques and procedures of common metals. Welding of these metals in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. Attendance at first two class meetings is mandatory.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 5 + 0

WMT F130      Shielded Metal Arc Welding
1-3 Credits

All positions for multiple pass fillet welds. Study in shielded metal arc (SMAW) focused on vertical, horizontal, and overhead positions with multiple passes using different techniques.

Prerequisites: WMT F103; WMT F105.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1-3 + 0 + 0

WMT F140      Metal Fabrication
1-3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Metal fabrication done by hand and with the aid of equipment is the focus of this class. Plan, layout, bend, form raw metal and fabricate metal projects.Attendance at first two classes is mandatory.

Prerequisites: WMT F103; WMT F105; WMT F160; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1.5 + 5.5 + 0

WMT F150      Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
1-3 Credits

Use of tungsten and argon gas for aluminum and stainless steel gas welding (formerly called Heliarc or TIG. This is an entry level gas tungsten arc welding class concentrating on aluminum. Materials will be welded in all four welding positions.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1.5 + 5.5 + 0

WMT F160      Gas Metal Arc Welding
1-3 Credits

Offered As Demand Warrants

Prepares student to work with wire-feed processes. Gas metal arc welding focuses on ferrous and nonferrous metals welded in all positions. Attendance at first two classes is mandatory.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1.5 + 5.5 + 0

WMT F206      Heat Treating/Metal Finishing/Knife Making II
3 Credits

Second level of knife making and heat treating using more complex metals and additional equipment.Must have excellent hand-eye coordination. Attendance at first class is mandatory.

Recommended: WMT F106; WMT F117; WMT F241.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 2 + 0

WMT F210      Pipe Welding
3 Credits

Prepare and weld pipe in an uphill or downhill position.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 3.5 + 0

WMT F241      Gas Tungsten Arc and Gas Metal Arc Welding
3 Credits

Entry-level gas tungsten arc welding concentrating on aluminum. Materials will be welded in all positions. Gas metal arc welding focuses on ferrous and nonferrous metals welded in all positions. Attendance at first two class meetings is mandatory.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1.5 + 5.5 + 0

WMT F290      Welding Proficiency Maintenance
3 Credits

Maintenance of a high degree of welding proficiency through practice of previously-learned processes with an emphasis on AWS welding certification standards.

Prerequisites: WMT F130; WMT F140; or permission of instructor.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 4.5 + 0