Fall 2013 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 02-Nov 06
MTWTh     01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Brown              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     11524 
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 19-Dec 13
Sa        07:00AM-12:40PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     10956 
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 24-Dec 19
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC D.Dubois             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 304     11107 
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 24-Oct 01
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     10973 
Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
M         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390       
M         07:45PM-11:00PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A    10662 Textbook
M         07:45PM-11:00PM LAB L.Rossman            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B    11177 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


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 24-Dec 19
Sa        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     12318 
Textbook
Sa        09:45AM-12:50PM LAB E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310       


WELD 320    Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick Electrode 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.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers pre-employment training for welding technicians. Emphasis is on developing manipulative proficiency in the use of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) in the flat (1F-1G), horizontal (2F-2G), vertical (3F-3G), and overhead (4F-4G) positions on ASTM A36 steel. This course also covers filler metal selection, both specifications and classifications, welding power supplies, and welding safety. Groove test plates on limited and unlimited thickness in accordance with the requirements to AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials/AWS D1.5 Bridge Code, are also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
T         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     19559 
Textbook
T         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     19559 Textbook
T         07:45PM-10:55PM LAB M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      
T         07:45PM-10:55PM LAB S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 322    Advanced Pipe Welding in Shielded Metal Arc    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 321 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The course covers the application of an electric welding process: shielded metal arc is used to join low-pressure piping systems that carry water, residential natural gas, non-corrosive and non-combustible piping systems. High pressure critical piping systems such as steam pipe, pipe lines, boilers, offshore oil-rigs and other critical heavy duty application of piping systems are covered.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 24-Sep 19
MTWTh     09:15AM-11:20AM LEC S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     20063 
Textbook
MTWTh     11:30AM-02:35PM LAB S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B      
Note: Instructor Consent Required. WELD 322 is a grant funded class. Therefore, it is only open to students who have been approved by SETA.

This is a 4 week course: 8/24/2013 - 9/19/2013


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 24-Dec 19
Th        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC C.Schuft             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     12618 
Textbook
Th        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 02-Nov 06
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     10556 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
W         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     11044 Textbook
W         07:45PM-10:55PM LAB M.Reese              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 07-Dec 17
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:10AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     10566 
Textbook
MTWTh     08:10AM-10:35AM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
F         05:30PM-06:20PM LEC M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     11046 Textbook
F         05:30PM-06:20PM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     11046 Textbook
F         06:30PM-09:35PM LAB M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B      
F         06:30PM-09:35PM LAB E.Ezenwa             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 07-Dec 17
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     11756 
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: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
F         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     11758 
Textbook
F         09:45AM-01:05PM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013