Welding (WELD)

WELD 30  Metal Sculpture

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Welding processes used in the metal sculpting industry to create three-dimensional art forms. Covers design, pre-construction analysis, and cost estimates for projects. Includes use of equipment for oxyfuel welding, gas metal arc welding (GMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), and flux-cored arc welding (FCAW). Includes demonstrations and exercises in welding as it relates to the art industry.

WELD 40  Introduction to Welding

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Fundamentals of welding processes related to the areas of fabrication, construction, machine tool, aerospace, and the transportation industries.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202122674WELD:40T6:00pm - 7:05pmD. Osendorf69-6911
T7:15pm - 10:25pmD. Osendorf69-6910
Fall 202122677WELD:40W6:00pm - 7:05pmB. Jhin69-6911
W7:15pm - 10:25pmB. Jhin69-6910
Fall 202124498WELD:40R1:00pm - 2:05pmR. Tapia69-6911
R2:15pm - 5:25pmR. Tapia69-6911

WELD 50  Oxyacetylene Welding

2 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Oxyacetylene fusion welding (OAW), non-fusion welding and cutting, brazing and brazed welding (OFB), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), and fusion and non-fusion welding. Develops understanding of and fundamental skills in modern welding practices.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202122678WELD:50W1:00pm - 2:05pmR. Tapia69-6911
W2:15pm - 5:25pmR. Tapia69-6910
Fall 202122686WELD:50T1:00pm - 2:05pmD. Garcia69-6911
T2:15pm - 5:25pmD. Garcia69-6910
Fall 202122698WELD:50F6:00pm - 7:05pmR. Tapia69-6912
F7:15pm - 10:25pmR. Tapia69-6910

WELD 51  Basic Electric Arc Welding

2 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 54

Electric arc welding and cutting processes (SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, and PAC) and their similarities and differences. Exploring each of these arc welding processes to gain more experience and skill welding with these processes and also gain an understanding of each of these different welding processes' strengths and weaknesses. Lab and shop safety. 

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202122745WELD:51T8:00am - 9:05amJ. Kuchta69-6911
T9:15am - 12:25pmJ. Kuchta69-6910
Fall 202122746WELD:51R8:00am - 9:05amR. Tapia69-6911
R9:15am - 12:25pmR. Tapia69-6910
Fall 202122747WELD:51F6:00pm - 7:05pmB. Jhin69-6911
F7:15pm - 10:25pmB. Jhin69-6910

WELD 53A  Welding Metallurgy

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Designed for students seeking a career in welding and welding inspection. Covers structure of matter, chemical, physical, and mechanical properties of metals, principles of alloying, solid state diffusion, plastic deformation, and heat treatment.

WELD 60  Print Reading and Computations for Welders

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   

Reading prints and performing computations for welding fabrication operations. Interpreting and visualizing prints, title blocks, welding symbols, specifications, notes, and bills of materials. Computations necessary to calculate materials, costs, sizes, and fractional, decimal, and metric conversions.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202122748WELD:60R8:30am - 11:45amJ. Kuchta69-6921

WELD 70A  Beginning Arc Welding

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108

Develops manipulative skills and techniques for shielded metal arc (SMAW) and flux cored arc (FCAW) welding processes in the flat and horizontal positions using AC and DC welding currents on carbon steel.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202122749WELD:70AT1:00pm - 2:05pmJ. Kuchta69-6911
TR2:15pm - 5:20pmJ. Kuchta69-6910
Fall 202124500WELD:70AF8:30am - 9:35amR. Montes69-6911
F9:40am - 12:00pmR. Montes69-6910
F1:00pm - 4:35pmR. Montes69-6910

WELD 70B  Intermediate Arc Welding

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108
Advisory: WELD 70A

Welding high alloy steel with both Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW) and Flux Core Arc (FCAW) welding processes in the vertical and overhead positions with an introduction to Gas Metal Arc (GMAW) and Gas Tungsten (GTAW) welding.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202122750WELD:70BM8:15am - 9:20amD. Garcia69-6912
MW9:30am - 12:35pmD. Garcia69-6910
Fall 202122751WELD:70BT6:15pm - 7:20pmD. Mark69-6911
TR7:30pm - 10:35pmD. Mark69-6910

WELD 70C  Certification for Welders

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: WELD 70B

Building construction for the advanced arc welding student. Special emphasis will be placed on welding symbols and the American Welding Society's (AWS) D1.1 and D1.3.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202122752WELD:70CM5:00pm - 6:05pmR. Tapia69-6911
MW6:15pm - 9:25pmR. Tapia69-6910
Fall 202122755WELD:70CM1:00pm - 2:05pmD. Garcia69-6911
MW2:15pm - 5:25pmD. Garcia69-6910

WELD 80  Construction Fabrication and Welding

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108
Advisory: WELD 40 and WELD 51 and WELD 70A

Theory and practical applications of welding used in industry and construction. Designed to adapt and upgrade skills to industry standards and develop fabrication skills to supplement and augment welding skills. Includes project models such as ornamental iron gates and fences and material storage components.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202122759WELD:80F9:40am - 12:00pmR. Tapia69-6910
F8:30am - 9:35amR. Tapia69-6911
F1:00pm - 4:35pmR. Tapia69-6910

WELD 81  Pipe and Tube Welding

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108
Advisory: WELD 70B or WELD 70C

Welding in all positions as applied to the pipe industry. Welding processes include shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux cored arc welding (FCAW) using a variety of materials and configurations on subcritical and critical piping and tubing.

WELD 90A  Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: WELD 70A

Advanced gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) or tungsten inert gas (TIG) of steel, aluminum, corrosion resisting steel (CRES), and exotic metals. All position welds with many surfaces and transitions.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202122763WELD:90AT8:15am - 9:20amD. Garcia69-6912
TR9:30am - 12:35pmD. Garcia69-6910
Fall 202123015WELD:90AT6:00pm - 7:05pmJ. Kuchta69-6921
TR7:15pm - 10:20pmJ. Kuchta69-6910

WELD 90B  Semiautomatic Arc Welding Process

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: WELD 70C

Semiautomatic welding processes including gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux cored arc welding (FCAW), and submerged arc welding (SAW) with solid and tubular wires with and without gas shielding. All position welds with many varying thicknesses will be covered.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202122769WELD:90BS8:30am - 9:35amC. Gallardo69-6912
S9:40am - 12:00pmC. Gallardo69-6910
S1:00pm - 4:35pmC. Gallardo69-6910

WELD 91  Automotive Welding, Cutting and Modification

1-3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: WELD 70B

This course covers the welding and cutting of metals used in fabrication in the automotive industry. Gas metal arc (GMAW/MIG), gas tungsten arc (GTAW/TIG), plasma arc cutting (PAC), and oxy-fuel Cutting (OFC) and welding will be demonstrated as they are used in the automotive industry, with an emphasis placed on specific applications and situational uses of each of these processes.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 202122773WELD:91S8:30am - 9:35amJ. Kuchta69-6911
S9:40am - 12:00pmJ. Kuchta69-6910
S1:00pm - 4:35pmJ. Kuchta69-6910

WELD 96  Work Experience in Welding

1-4 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 60-300
Prerequisite: WELD 70B and Compliance with work experience regulations as designated in the college catalog

Provides actual on-the-job experience in welding at an approved work site which is related to classroom instruction. A minimum of 75 paid or 60 non-paid clock hours per semester of supervised work is required for each unit of credit.

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