Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

WLD 103 - Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

Course Description

This course is designed to enable student learn the fundamentals of Shield Metal Arc Welding. The course covers the principles of electric arc welding, using electrodes 6010, 6011, 6012, 6013 in the flat position, correct angles and methods.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Set correct amperage for welding.
Explain and calculate effects of changing arc length, angle and travel speed on a weld.
Weld in the flat position.
Demonstrate ability to control undercut, overlap, porosity, and slag inclusion when welding.
Demonstrate job safety in the set-up and operation of arc welding equipment.

Credit Hours: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2