WAF 103: Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

In this course, students will be exposed to the gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) process. The student will weld butt, lap and tee joints in the flat and horizontal positions on mild steel and aluminum. Welding vocabulary, theory and safety precautions will be discussed in the classroom. The student will apply safe work practices, welding techniques and theories related to the composition and properties of these metals. This course is designed for non-welding majors. This class does not meet a requirement for welding certificates or degrees. The title of this course was previously Heli-Arc Welding.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

2021-22 Class offerings by semester

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The 2021-22 annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 2
Lecture Hours 15
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 45
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 60

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