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Weld-132 - Blueprint Reading - David Bell

Course:Blueprint Reading
Professor:David Bell
  • OnlineLive
Course Length:
  • 16 Week


Hello and welcome to Print Reading for Welders and Fabricators. My name is David Bell and I will be your professor for this course. We will be meeting via ZOOM weekly. The ZOOM link will be provided in CANVAS.

Course Description

Examines blueprint interpretation practices commonly used by welding and metal fabrication industries. Exposure to common drawing types, symbols, views, lines, dimensions, and tolerances. Emphasis placed on the analysis of welding symbols as approved by the American Welding Society (AWS) and International Organization of Standardization (ISO).

What to Expect in this Course

Each week we will have homework assignments that will be performed and submitted online in Canvas. We will also have lectures performed via Zoom. You will need Zoom installed on your device for the lecture. In addition to Zoom I would like everyone to at least have a microphone to be able to communicate with me in the Zoom meetings, a camera would be nice but is optional. The course will be provided via Canvas and if you need information on Canvas please look at this link from COC

Types of Assessments

The Weld 132 course consists of evaluation of students’ textbook unit review assignments, in class assignments, quizzes, exams and a final exam.

Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook

Welding Print Reading - With Access

by Walker, John R. / Polanin, W. Richard

ISBN10: 1635639158

ISBN 13: 9781635639155

Additional Resources


This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

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Last updated: 02/09/2022 Sub#: 1303