WLD 1100 — Shielded Metal Arc Welding 3 Credit hours 5 Contact hours
Introduces students to shielded metal arc welding. This course is broken into three modules. It is competency based and each module must be completed before continuing on to the next. Module 1 (Flat and Horizontal Welding) examines the theory and practical operation of shielded metal arc welding in both a flat and horizontal welding position. Emphasizes safety protocols, machine settings, and filler metals. Module 2 (Vertical Welding) explores the theory and operation of shielded metal arc welding in a vertical welding position. Module 3 (Overhead Welding) discusses theory and operation of shielded metal arc welding. Emphasizes safety protocols and working specifically in the overhead welding position.
Corequisites: WLD 1000.