Spring 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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WELD 101    Introduction to Welding and Cutting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: Acceptance into a registered apprenticeship program.
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to welding processes for apprentices. Shielded metal arc, oxyacetylene cutting on joint designs, and positions used in industry are taught. Safety in arc welding and oxyacetylene cutting is also covered.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 04-Jan 07
MTWTh     07:00AM-09:05AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     28141 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:15AM-04:35PM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 103    Gas Metal Arc Welding of Sheet Steel    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers technique application and joint design used in the auto body repair and sheet steel manufacturing industries. Sheet steel applications in the areas of steel decks, panels, storage racks, and joint framing members are presented using Gas Metal Arc Short Circuit Transfer process. Proper safety welding techniques are also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         01:00PM-02:05PM LEC D.Joe                Off Campus Mather        32704 
Textbook
M         02:15PM-03:50PM LAB D.Joe                Off Campus Mather          


WELD 118    Ultrasonic Testing Level Two    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 117 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers advanced theory, technique application, and evaluation techniques used in the material processing, welding, and inspection industries. Advanced 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 II are met.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 23-Mar 13
Sa        07:30AM-01:00PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     27809 
Textbook
Sa        01:10PM-04:20PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310       


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: Five Week - Second, Feb 25-Apr 10
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     27771 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 140    Mathematics for Welding Technicians    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the application of mathematics in technical and trade work. It applies mathematic principles to the welding trade. Areas covered are common fractions, fraction/decimal conversion, percentages, practical algebra, rectangles, triangles, metric measurement, measuring instruments, strength of materials and essentials of trigonometry. Problems involving labor and cost of material are also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
F         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Blackhall          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     28341 
Textbook


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, Jan 16-May 19
M         07:30PM-09:35PM LEC D.Dubois             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     25349 
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. This course may be taken four times for credit, when covering different industries.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
F         07:30AM-09:20AM LEC D.Meade              ARC MAIN Rm 390          32621 
Textbook
F         09:30AM-12:45PM LAB D.Meade              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B      


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, Jan 16-Feb 24
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     23753 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Rm 390            
MW        07:45PM-11:00PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A    24003 Textbook
MW        07:45PM-11:00PM LAB E.Kroon              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B    25523 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
F         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Rm 390          26127 Textbook
F         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 320    Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick Electrode 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 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, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions on light and heavy gage material. Groove welding of plates, with limited and unlimited thickness in accordance with D1.1 Structural Welding Code, is also covered.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Jan 16-Feb 24
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     27763 
Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     27813 Textbook
TTh       07:45PM-10:55PM LAB M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B      


WELD 321    Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick Electrode Welding)    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides training in shielded metal arc welding skills, using low, medium, and high carbon steels. Topics include all position welding on fillet and groove welds to code specifications. It also provides technical instruction on filler materials, base metals, and arc welding safety.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 25-Apr 10
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     27767 
Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     27819 Textbook
TTh       07:45PM-10:55PM LAB M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B      


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: Five Week - Third, Apr 12-May 18
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     27803 
Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


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: Five Week - Third, Apr 12-May 18
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     26449 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB F.Ramos              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: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Sa        07:30AM-09:10AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Rm 390          29885 
Textbook
Sa        09:20AM-12:25PM LAB F.Ramos              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, Mar 16-May 13
MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Rm 390          26445 
Textbook
MW        07:45PM-10:55PM LAB E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
F         07:30AM-09:10AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     27095 Textbook
F         09:20AM-12:25PM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010