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AMT 1100 — Welding and Fabrication 3 Credit hours

Introduces the power sources used in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) and gas metal arc welding (GMAW), along with equipment and filler metals used to produce a welded joint. Welding principles will be introduced along with the metallurgy of steel and welding. Introduces shielded metal arc welding safety and shielded metal arc welding processes including flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead welding techniques. Provides knowledge of theory, safety practices, equipment and techniques required for gas metal arc welding including different transfer methods and position welding. Introduces oxy-fuel welding and cutting, including safety, setup and maintenance of oxy-fuel welding and cutting equipment. Techniques taught in this course include cutting, brazing, and welding.