Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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WELD 107    Welding Equipment Maintenance    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basics of welding equipment maintenance, trouble-shooting and repair. Electrical and electronically controlled circuits are discussed and tested. Overall theory of operation and safety are presented, as well as maintenance scheduling and the use of electronic test equipment and other measuring devices. A field trip is required.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 29-Nov 03
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 337     14482 
Textbook
MTWTh     03:00PM-05:15PM LAB J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 116    Welding Inspection    2 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the welding requirements for any type of welded structure made from commonly used carbon and low-alloy steel construction. It includes the rules and regulations for the welding construction industry and the principles, requirements, and methods of inspection. Weld measurement and discontinuities for evaluation acceptance using a variety of tools are taught.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
Sa        09:00AM-01:15PM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     12848 
Textbook


WELD 117    Ultrasonic Testing Level One    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the theory, technique application, and evaluation techniques used in the material processing, welding, and inspection industries. Ultrasonic testing as applied to industry practices such as building construction, aeronautics, shipbuilding, materials fabrication, and many others are covered. Proper safety techniques are also covered. Successful completion of this course certifies that the requirements of ASNT TCI-A for UT level 1 are met.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
Sa        07:00AM-12:45PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     12786 
Textbook
Sa        12:55PM-04:10PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312       


WELD 130    Gas Tungsten Arc Welding    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers tungsten inert gas welding of aluminum, stainless steel, and other metals used in industry. Certification and procedure qualification using Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) are also covered.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC L.Rossman            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     14206 
Textbook
TTh       07:45PM-10:55PM LAB L.Rossman            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B      


WELD 133    Gas Metal Arc Welding, Semi-Automatic Processes    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers semi-automatic wire feed welding with micro wires on steel plate of varying thickness. Joint design, gas variations and all welding positions are covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 29-Nov 03
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     11446 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Rm 390          13022 Textbook
TTh       07:45PM-10:55PM LAB M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 134    Gas Metal Arc Welding: Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers semiautomatic wire feed welding including fine through heavy wire welding on aluminum and stainless steel plate of varying thickness. Joint design, gas variations and all welding positions are covered. The emphasis of this course is on code welding aluminum and stainless steels. This course content is relevant to the performance qualification test of the American Welding Society (AWS) D1.2 and D1.6.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 04-Dec 14
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:10AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     11474 
Textbook
MTWTh     08:20AM-10:35AM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TTh       05:30PM-06:35PM LEC M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Rm 390          13026 Textbook
TTh       06:45PM-09:55PM LAB M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B      


WELD 150    Employability Skills for Technical Careers    2 Units

Same As: AT 107 and ET 250
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the opportunity of exploring technical careers while developing valuable work and life skills. It is an introduction to a variety of technically-related occupations. Emphasis is placed on exploring technical careers in the Sacramento area. Activities are designed to enhance personal development, employability skills, and self esteem through leadership, citizenship, and character development. Not open to students who have completed AT 107 or ET 250.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
M         07:30PM-09:35PM LEC D.Dubois             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     13206 
Textbook


WELD 300    Introduction to Welding    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to welding processes: shielded metal arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored gas shield and self shield, gas tungsten arc, oxyacetylene cutting and welding on joint designs and positions used in industry. Safety in arc, oxyacetylene welding and cutting is also covered.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 21-Sep 28
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     11442 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     12836 Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 21-Oct 15
MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Rm 390            
MW        07:45PM-10:55PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A    11726 Textbook
MW        07:45PM-10:55PM LAB M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B    13382 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
F         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Rm 390          14038 Textbook
F         07:40PM-11:05PM LAB E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 302    Introduction to Welding Metallurgy    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: WELD 300
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides a general overview of basic metallurgy. Topics include identifying types of steels, the mechanical and physical properties of metals, and crystal structures of metals using the phase changes that iron and steel go through during heating using an iron equilibrium diagram. Additionally, it covers the periodic table of elements emphasizing those associated with metals, as well as metallurgical failure of welds, deformation, and heat treatment of steels. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
Sa        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     30438 
Textbook
Sa        09:45AM-12:50PM LAB E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310       


WELD 332    Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Pipe)    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 130 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the application of low-pressure and high-pressure critical piping systems such as in oil, gas, nuclear, and chemical industries.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC L.Rossman            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     14490 
Textbook
TTh       07:45PM-10:55PM LAB L.Rossman            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 335    Flux Core Arc Welding    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides training to develop semi-automatic welding skills on carbon steels. Topics include small and large diameter flux cored electrodes, with and without external shielding gas, in all positions on fillet and groove welds. It also provides a thorough technical understanding of the flux core arc welding process, and arc welding safety.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 04-Dec 14
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     15322 
Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 342    Symbol Reading, Layout and Fabrication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: WELD 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers blueprint and welding symbol interpretation. It includes metal layout, measurement, marking and layout tools used in construction, and techniques of fabrication and assembly methods. It also covers fundamentals of blueprint reading, including basic lines and views, dimensions, notes and specification, structural shapes, sections, detail, and assembly.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 10
MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Rm 390          14486 
Textbook
MW        07:45PM-10:55PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
F         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     15326 Textbook
F         09:45AM-01:15PM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010