Spring 2011 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 03-Jan 06
MTWTh     07:00AM-09:05AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     14942 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:15AM-04:35PM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 116    Welding Inspection    2 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 300.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the welding requirements for any type of welded structure made from commonly used carbon and low-alloy steel construction. It includes the rules and regulations for the welding construction industry and the principles, requirements, and methods of inspection. Weld measurement and discontinuities for evaluation acceptance using a variety of tools are taught.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
Sa        09:00AM-01:15PM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     30480 
Textbook


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: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
Sa        07:30AM-01:00PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     30478 
Textbook
Sa        01:10PM-04:10PM 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 24-Apr 01
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     14656 
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 15-May 18
F         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Blackhall          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     15068 
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 15-May 18
M         07:30PM-09:35PM LEC D.Dubois             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 326     12640 
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, Jan 15-Feb 23
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 336     11262 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390       
MW        07:45PM-11:00PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A    11470 Textbook
MW        07:45PM-11:00PM LAB L.Rossman            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B    12784 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     13322 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 15-Feb 23
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     14648 
Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     14696 Textbook
TTh       07:45PM-10:55PM LAB M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


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 24-Apr 01
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     14652 
Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     14702 Textbook
TTh       07:45PM-10:55PM LAB M.Johnson            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: Five Week - Third, Apr 02-May 16
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     14686 
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 02-May 16
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     13608 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM 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 15-May 12
MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     13604 
Textbook
MW        07:45PM-10:55PM LAB E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         07:30AM-09:10AM LEC F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     14132 Textbook
F         09:20AM-12:25PM LAB F.Ramos              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 29, 2011