WLDG 1430. INTRODUCTION TO GAS METAL ARC (GMAW) WELDING (LECTURE 3, LAB 4). CREDIT 4. WECM.

This course studies the principles of gas metal arc welding, setup and use of GMAW equipment, and safe use of tools/ equipment. Instruction focuses on various joint designs. Students will describe welding positions with various joint designs on plate; describe safety rules and equipment used; describe the effects of welding parameters in GMAW; and understand safety rules, equipment used, and testing performed by visual inspection. Students will weld various types of structural material and diagnose welding problems and perform visual inspections.