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WLT 2936 - Structural Fabrication

Career and Technical Education 

Class Hours: 2 hours lecture and 8 hours lab.
Semester Credit Hours: 6

A course of instruction to include the use of rulers/scales, layout and hand tools, welding joint designs, shearing and sawing materials, grinders and belt sanders and assembly projuects by various welding processes. The plasma, flame tracer will be introduced. Complete a fabrication project, beginning by interpreting a set of print; developing a plan; and working to cut, prepare, fit and weld raw materials together. The fabrication project will resemble a real-world scenario related to the shipbuilding, construction, structural steel fabrication, aeronautical or related industries on a smaller scale. This welding course focuses on skills required to fabricate a project from an engineering drawing to the finished product. Emphasis is placed on interpreting engineering drawings, proper use of tools and equipment, math, proper fitting techniques and shop safety.

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