WAF 210: Welding Metallurgy

In this course, students will be introduced to grain structure, atomic structure and phase transformations. They will recognize and illustrate the various aspects of extractive, mechanical and physical metallurgy including the theory and practice of metal identification, selection, processing, fabrication, conditioning and testing of ferrous and non-ferrous materials. Heat-treating of various common industry materials will be discussed and students will analyze the root cause of weld failure and identify solutions.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 2; WAF 140 and WAF 232, minimum grade "C"

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytime offered at nighttime offered at nighttime

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytime offered at nighttime offered at nighttime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 2/2/22

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 15
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 60

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