Fall 2018 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 25-Dec 20

Th05:30PM-07:20PMLECR.RomoARC MAIN Tech Ed 32612526Textbook
Th07:30PM-10:35PMLABR.RomoARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

WELD 115    Code Welding    2 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a "C" grade or better, or a minimum of one year of welding experience.
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 25-Dec 20

Sa09:00AM-09:50AMLECM.JohnsonARC MAIN Tech Ed 30312416Textbook
Sa10:00AM-01:05PMLABM.JohnsonARC 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 18-Dec 14

Sa07:00AM-12:40PMLECE.KroonARC MAIN Tech Ed 31210668Textbook
Sa07:00AM-12:40PMLECM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 31210668Textbook
Sa12:50PM-04:10PMLABE.KroonARC MAIN Tech Ed 312
Sa12:50PM-04:10PMLABM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 312

WELD 298    Work Experience in Welding    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b) (effective Summer 2018)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to the welding field with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Welding Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the welding field. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in associate degree level or certificate occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. All students are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting. Additionally, students who have not already successfully completed a Work Experience course will be required to attend weekly orientations while returning participants may meet individually with the instructor as needed. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 18-Dec 14

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, October 20 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, November 10 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 8 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

T06:00PM-06:50PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN Tech Ed 32619230TextbookFree Digital Book
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA19230TextbookFree Digital Book
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, August 25 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, October 13 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 15 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 15-Dec 01

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NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, September 15 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, October 27 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325 and a final meeting on Saturday, December 1 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM Tech Ed 325.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 25-Oct 01

MTWTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECC.MessierARC MAIN Tech Ed 39012139Textbook
MTWTh09:00AM-11:15AMLABC.MessierARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A
MTWTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 30310683Textbook
MTWTh02:30PM-04:45PMLABM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 303

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

M05:30PM-07:35PMLECM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 390
M07:45PM-11:00PMLABM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A10518Textbook
M07:45PM-11:00PMLABL.RossmanARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B10812Textbook
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 25-Dec 20

Sa07:30AM-09:20AMLECE.EzenwaARC MAIN Tech Ed 39011421Textbook
Sa09:30AM-12:35PMLABE.EzenwaARC MAIN Tech Ed 310

WELD 320    Shielded Metal Arc Welding -- Structural    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a grade of "C" or better; OR at least one year of welding experience.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers employment training for welding technicians. It emphasizes developing manipulative proficiency in the use of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) in the horizontal (2F-2G), vertical (3F-3G), and overhead (4F-4G) positions on steel. It also covers filler metal classifications, welding power supplies, and welding safety. Welding test plates in accordance with the requirements to AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code and AWS D1.5 Bridge Code are also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

T05:30PM-07:20PMLECS.ByrdARC MAIN Tech Ed 39011940Textbook
T07:30PM-10:35PMLABS.ByrdARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

WELD 330    Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Plate)    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a grade of "C" or better; OR at least one year of welding experience.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) of aluminum, stainless steel, 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), the Structural welding Code D1.1 (AWS), and the 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

Th05:30PM-07:20PMLECC.MessierARC MAIN Tech Ed 39011532Textbook
Th07:30PM-10:35PMLABC.MessierARC 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.
Course Transferable to CSU
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 05

MTWTh07:30AM-08:50AMLECC.MessierARC MAIN Tech Ed 39010436Textbook
MTWTh09:00AM-11:15AMLABC.MessierARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W05:30PM-07:20PMLECM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 39010722Textbook
W07:30PM-10:35PMLABM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

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

Prerequisite: WELD 133 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: 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 06-Dec 13

MTW07:30AM-08:20AMLECC.MessierARC MAIN Tech Ed 39010443Textbook
MTW08:30AM-11:35AMLABC.MessierARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

F05:30PM-06:20PMLECE.EzenwaARC MAIN Tech Ed 39010724Textbook
F06:30PM-09:45PMLABE.EzenwaARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B

WELD 335    Flux Core Arc Welding    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300 with a grade of "C" or better, or a minimum of one year of welding experience.
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 06-Dec 13

MTWTh01:00PM-02:20PMLECM.ReeseARC MAIN Tech Ed 30311162Textbook
MTWTh02:30PM-04:45PMLABM.ReeseARC 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 25-Dec 20

F07:30AM-09:35AMLECJ.Camacho-TejedaARC MAIN Tech Ed 33511164Textbook
F09:45AM-01:05PMLABJ.Camacho-TejedaARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: September 19, 2018