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WLT 2936 - Structural Fabrication

6 SH
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 projects by various welding processes.  The plasma, flame tracer will be introduced.  Complete a fabrication project, beginning by interpreting a set of prints; 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 ship building, 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.  (2 hr lecture, 8 hr lab)



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