You currently viewing the 2015 - 2016 Academic Catalog. The current catalog is located here.

GTAW [TIG] Plate

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
WLD 131 GTAW [TIG] Plate 2 6 0 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces the gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding process. Topics include correct selection of tungsten, polarity, gas, and proper filler rod with emphasis placed on safety, equipment setup, and welding techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to perform GTAW fillet and groove welds with various electrodes and filler materials.

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1.Demonstrate the use of GTAW electrode classification in compliance with AWS for the selection of electrodes.
·2.Perform a groove weld in accordance with AWS code.
·3.Perform a Fillet weld in accordance with AWS code.
·4.Demonstrate safe equipment setup, operation, and shut-down practices according to manufacturer's recommendations.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23306)

This Course can be found in these Programs of Study