WAF 231: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

In this course, students further enhance their Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) skills by performing advanced welding techniques most commonly used in the aerospace, manufacturing and automotive industries. Materials, such as, carbon steel, aluminum, stainless steel, copper and cast iron will be used. Multiple passes will be required using positions such as 2F/G, 3F/G, 4F/G, 5F/G, 6F/G on sheet, plate and pipe. Students will apply filler metal classification and specifications, codes and standards set forth by the American Welding Society (AWS). This course contains material previously taught in WAF 215.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 1; WAF 125 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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