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SMAW [Stick] Plate

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
WLD 115 SMAW [Stick] Plate 2 9 0 5
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course introduces the shielded metal arc (stick) welding process. Emphasis is placed on padding, fillet, and groove welds in various positions with SMAW electrodes. Upon completion, students should be able to perform SMAW fillet and groove welds on carbon plate with prescribed electrodes.

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1.Demonstrate SMAW electrode classification in compliance with AWS codes.
·2.Perform a groove weld according to AWS D1.1.
·3.Demonstrate safe and proper SMAW equipment setup, operation, and shut-down practices in accordance to manufacturer's recommendations.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23304)


  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

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