Fall 2016 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, troubleshooting, 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. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC R.Romo               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     13205 
Textbook
F         07:45PM-11:00PM LAB R.Romo               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 115    Code Welding    2 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized training for welder performance qualification. Code and test requirements are presented. Welders select the code, metal, process, and positions to be used. Preparation for competing in the SkillsUSA regional, state, and national competition is also covered. This course may be taken up to four times for credit with different competitions. A field trip and participation at the site of the SkillsUSA regional competition are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Sa        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     12991 
Textbook
Sa        10:00AM-01:05PM LAB M.Johnson            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 the American Society of Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) TC-1A for UT level I are met.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
Sa        07:00AM-12:40PM LEC E.Kroon              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     10753 
Textbook
Sa        07:00AM-12:40PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     10753 Textbook
Sa        12:50PM-04:10PM LAB E.Kroon              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312       
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 20-Dec 15
W         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC D.Dubois             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     10860 
Textbook


WELD 155    Industry Training    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers welding processes, knowledge, and skills specific to employers' needs. Workplace safety and etiquette are included. Metal fabrication skills for specific employment needs and welding certification testing are covered if requested by employers.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 10-Oct 30
SaSu      12:00PM-02:05PM LEC C.Messier            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     20409 
Textbook
SaSu      12:00PM-02:05PM LEC B.Beattie            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     20409 Textbook
SaSu      02:15PM-05:25PM LAB C.Messier            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      
SaSu      02:15PM-05:25PM LAB B.Beattie            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


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, including 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 welding, oxyacetylene, and plasma cutting is also covered. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 20-Sep 26
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Messier            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     12561 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB C.Messier            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     10768 Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303       

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
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    10566 Textbook
M         07:45PM-11:00PM LAB L.Rossman            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B    10917 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 of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Topics include various steel making processes, different types of furnaces, identifying types of steels, and their mechanical, physical, chemical, and electrical properties. Crystal structures of metals, the iron equilibrium diagram, the periodic table of elements emphasizing those elements associated with steels, metallurgical failure of welds, steel deformation, and heat treatment of steels are also covered. In addition, material hardness using different hardness testing methods, calculation of different steel strengths and stresses, and impact tests using the Charpy and Izod methods are covered. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Sa        07:30AM-09:20AM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     11652 
Textbook
Sa        09:30AM-12:35PM 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 20-Dec 15
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     12323 
Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


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 20-Dec 15
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC M.Spencer            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     11813 
Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM LAB M.Spencer            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, Sep 27-Oct 31
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC C.Messier            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     10475 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB C.Messier            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     10816 Textbook
W         07:30PM-10:35PM 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 01-Dec 08
MTW       07:30AM-08:20AM LEC C.Messier            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     10485 
Textbook
MTW       08:30AM-11:35AM LAB C.Messier            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         05:30PM-06:20PM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     10818 Textbook
F         06:30PM-09:45PM 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 01-Dec 08
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     11325 
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 specifications, structural shapes, sections, detail, and assembly.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC C.Messier            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     11327 
Textbook
F         09:45AM-01:05PM LAB C.Messier            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2016