Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

WLD 150 - Welding Design

Course Description

This course emphasizes the use of basic drafting skills for lay out of plate steel, sheet metal, and patterns and the selection of welding processes and joint design. Students will calculate and estimate weldment and weld metal, and will learn how to allow for distortion and the use of jigs, fixtures and positioners.

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

Calculate material costs.
Demonstrate the layout of plate and sheet metals.
Demonstrate the use of fixtures and jigs for design purposes.
Identify and apply approved methods to control distortion.

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

Course Prerequisites: WLD 202 and WLD 205