WAF 130: Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

In this course, which expands on the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process, students are introduced to all position welding on various joint designs. Other topics in the course include AWS electrode identification, classification and proper weld positioning. Students will apply techniques taught in the course when welding structural shapes and pipe. This course contains material previously taught in WAF 112.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 1; WAF 109 minimum grade "C", may enroll concurrently; WAF 126 minimum grade "C"

Class offerings by semester

Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Summer 2021 
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Description Hours
Credits 4
Lecture Hours 30
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 90
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 120
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