Fall 2012 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, Oct 03-Nov 07
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     11600 
Textbook
MTWTh     03:00PM-05:15PM LAB J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


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 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 others, is covered. Successful completion of this course certifies that the requirements of ASNT TC1-A for UT level I are met.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
Sa        07:00AM-12:40PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     11007 
Textbook
Sa        12:50PM-04:10PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312       


WELD 150    Employability Skills for Technical Careers    2 Units

Same As: AT 107 and ET 250
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320, ESLL 320, and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the opportunity to explore technical careers while developing valuable work and life skills. It is an introduction to a variety of technically-related occupations, emphasizing technical careers in the Sacramento area. Activities are designed to enhance personal development, employability skills, and self esteem through leadership, citizenship, and character development. This course is not open to students who have completed AT 107 or ET 250.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC D.Dubois             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     11163 
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 25-Oct 02
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     10572 
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     11025 Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390       
MW        07:45PM-10:55PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A    10686 Textbook
MW        07:45PM-10:55PM LAB L.Rossman            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B    11234 Textbook


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 25-Dec 20
Sa        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     12479 
Textbook
Sa        09:45AM-12:50PM LAB E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310       


WELD 330    Gas Tungsten Arc Welding    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) of aluminum, stainless steel, low carbon steel, medium carbon steel, high carbon steel, and other metals used in industry. This course content is relevant to code welding in accordance to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Section 1X (ASME), Structural welding Code D1.1 (AWS), and American Petroleum Institute 1104 (API). It also covers filler metal selection, both specifications and classifications, shielding gases, welding power supplies, and welding safety. Certification and procedure qualification to code specifications are also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
F         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC C.Schuft             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     12983 
Textbook
F         07:45PM-10:50PM LAB C.Schuft             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B      


WELD 333    Gas Metal Arc Welding, Semi-Automatic Processes    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
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 also covered. The emphasis of this course is welding on low, medium, and high carbon steels. The course content is relevant to code welding in accordance to the American Welding Society (AWS), Structural welding Code D1.1 and Sheet Steel Code D1.3. Also covered are welding power supplies, types of metal transfer (spray, globular, pulsed-arc, and short circuit). This course also covers filler metal selection, both specifications and classifications, and shielding gases used for each type of transfer. Welding safety is also covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Oct 03-Nov 07
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     10574 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     11099 Textbook
TTh       07:45PM-10:55PM LAB M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 334    Gas Metal Arc Welding: Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers semiautomatic wire feed welding using micro wires 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. The content of this course is relevant to code welding in accordance to the American Welding Society (AWS), Structural Aluminum Welding Code D1.2 and Structural Welding Stainless Steel Code D1.6. It also covers welding power supplies, types of metal transfer (spray, globular, pulsed-arc, and short circuit). This course also covers filler metal selection, both specifications and classifications, and shielding gases used for each type of transfer. Welding safety is also covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Nov 08-Dec 18
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:10AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     10585 
Textbook
MTWTh     08:20AM-10:35AM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
TTh       05:30PM-06:35PM LEC M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     11101 Textbook
TTh       06:45PM-09:55PM LAB M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B      


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 08-Dec 18
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     11849 
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 20-Dec 14
MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     11602 
Textbook
MW        07:45PM-10:55PM LAB E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
F         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     11851 Textbook
F         09:45AM-01:05PM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012