Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

WLD 202 - Advanced Shielded Arc Welding I

Course Description

The Advanced Shielded Metal Arc course continues the theory covered in Shielded Metal Arc Welding II. A variety of electrodes are discussed. The American Welding Society (A.W.S.) numbering system is emphasized. Specifications of A.S.M.E., A.W.S. and A.P.I codes are covered. Students learn mild steel with E6010 in all positions. Students will learn A.W.S. welding symbols and how they are used.

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

Demonstrate an understanding of the variety of electrodes in SMAW and their uses.
Explain the A.W.S. numbering system.
Apply A.S.M.E., A.W.S. and A.P.I. codes.
Weld with E6010 on heavy plate in all positions.

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

Course Prerequisites: WLD 106