Weld 113A - Introduction to Pipe Welding - David Thrasher
|Course:||Introduction to Pipe Welding|
Hello and Welcome to Weld 113A - Introduction to Pipe Welding. You will interpret and apply basic welding terminology and theory as they apply to common pipe welding applications. And you will demonstrate basic welding pipe techniques that meet American Petroleum Institute (API) standards.
First in a series that provides fundamental theory and application of pipe welding using the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process. Procedures leading to skillfulness in weld-joint design, pre-weld fit up, basic metallurgy and related welding codes and standards are emphasized. Emphasis on weld positions 1G, 2G, 5G, and 6G using mild steel electrodes, in accordance with American Petroleum Institute API-1104.
What to Expect in this Course
You will complete welding projects in the lab at COC and all the lectures will be remotely - via Zoom
Mon/Wed Lecture - Via Zoom 5:10PM – 6:00PM
Mon/Wed Lab - TWSH-120 7:00PM – 10:05PM
Types of Assessments
There will be homework assignments, 5 exams and a cumulative final exam which will be taken in Canvas, And welding projects, which will be completed in the welding lab at COC.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Tool(s) Used to Meet
Arc Welding Helmet
Arc Welding Gloves
Welding Jacket (All leather preferred)
Clear Safety Glasses (ANSI Z78.1 rated)
Sturdy Leather Work Boots (high rise)
Leather work gloves
(Two) 4 ½” – 5” Electric (120VAC) Power Grinder
1/16”, 1/8” and 3/16” Hard Discs for Grinder
Flapper Discs (40 or 60 Grit)
Wire Wheel for Grinder (Twisted Knot)
Flashlight or (120VAC) Work Lamp
Visegrip 9" Long Nose Locking Pliers (or equivalent)
12” Half Round File
Note: Be sure and put your name on each tool. I will discuss the required tools with you on our live lecture - via Zoom.
Pipe Welding Procedures by Hoobasar Rampaul and Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe (Down Hill) By Hobart Institute of Welding Technology.
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All live lectures will be on Zoom and all announcements, handouts, assignments, quizzes and exams will be in Canvas. Please review the scheduled Zoom lecture agenda via Canvas in Announcements for instructions for logging on and lecture dates and times.
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Last updated: 07/28/2022 Sub#: 554