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WELD 0110 - Gas Tungsten Arc Basic (TIG)

Welding Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Covers shielding gases, electrodes, equipment, and practical applications including light gauge welding, repair etc. Majority of the welding will be done on mild steel with limited use of stainless steel and aluminum included. CSA approved leather steel toed boots and 100% cotton coveralls required.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$567.33

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 10216

Sat Feb 17 - Sat Mar 17 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 17 - Mar 17 Sat 08:30 - 14:00 BBY NE08 Rm. 107

Instructor

Ringo Gonzalez

Course Outline

Cost

$567.33

Notes

  1. CSA-approved steel-toed safety boots are required for this course. Coveralls that are 100% cotton, fire retardant or recommended for welding are also required.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 28452

Sat May 26 - Sat Jun 23 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 26 - Jun 23 Sat 08:30 - 15:00 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$567.33

Notes

  1. Steel toed boots and 100% cotton coveralls, fire retardant coveralls or others recommended for welding are acceptable.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the GTAW process.
  • Identify the function of the electrode in GTAW.
  • Identify the function of the shielding gases in GTAW.
  • Identify the basic components of a GTAW work station.
  • Identify applications of GTAW.
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of the GTAW process.
  • Identify the safety requirements for GTAW.
  • Describe types of GTAW power sources.
  • Identify controls on GTAW power sources.
  • Identify types of shielding gases used in GTAW.
  • Describe flowmeters and gas regulators.
  • Identify the types of GTAW electrodes.
  • Assemble GTAW equipment.
  • Describe joint preparation for GTAW.
  • Identify weld defects common to GTAW.
  • Strike an arc using both the touch start and the high frequency methods.
  • Weld stringer beads in the flat position on mild steel sheet.
  • Perform fillet welds in various positions on lap and tee joints as determined by the Instructor.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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