Spring 2015 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: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Sa        09:30AM-11:20AM LEC R.Romo               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     13123 
Textbook
Sa        11:30AM-02:35PM 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. Welders select the code, metal, process, and position to be used. Code and test requirements are presented.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Sa        07:00AM-07:50AM LEC M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     20064 
Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB M.Johnson            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


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, and materials fabrication, is covered. Successful completion of this course certifies that the requirements of ASNT TC1-A for UT level II are met.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
Sa        07:30AM-12:05PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     12834 
Textbook
Sa        12:15PM-03:05PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310       


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 17-May 20
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LEC B.Roth               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 325     12402 
Textbook


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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        06:00PM-06:50PM LEC D.Dubois             ARC MAIN HeEd 701        11736 
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 17-Feb 25
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     11345 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
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    11417 Textbook
M         07:45PM-11:00PM LAB L.Rossman            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332B    11781 Textbook
Enroll in one of the 2 labs listed above and you will be automatically enrolled in the lecture portion.


WELD 316    Welding Inspection    2 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
Description: This course covers the welding requirements for any type of welded structure made from commonly used carbon and low-alloy steel construction. Topics include welding construction industry, rules, regulations, and the principles, requirements, and methods of inspection. It covers weld measurements and discontinuities for evaluation acceptance using a variety of tools. The course also emphasizes the lines of communication between the plant managers, welders, welding engineers, design/project engineers, welding foreman/supervisors, shop or field superintendents and reporting supervisors. This course offers preparation for the Certified Welding Inspector Examination given by the American Welding Society.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
Sa        09:00AM-01:50PM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 324     12836 
Textbook


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: Five Week - First, Jan 17-Feb 25
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     12275 
Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              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
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 provides training in shielded metal arc welding skills, using low, medium, and high carbon steels. It covers pre-employment training for welding technicians. Topics include open-groove and fillet welds with Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) in the horizontal (2F&2G),vertical (3F&3G),and overhead (4F&4G) positions used in plate welding,while preparing students for pipe welding in positions 1G horizontal rolled, 2G horizontal fixed, 5G vertical fixed, and 6G 45degrees in the fixed position, used by American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) and American Petroleum Institute (API) and American Welding Society (AWS). It also provides technical instruction on destructive and non destructive testing on filler materials, base metal, and arc welding safety.

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Feb 26-Apr 08
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     12277 
Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     12296 Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM 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: Five Week - Third, Apr 09-May 13
MTWTh     01:00PM-02:20PM LEC M.Reese              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 303     12293 
Textbook
MTWTh     02:30PM-04:45PM LAB M.Reese              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: Five Week - Second, Feb 26-Apr 08
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     12279 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      


WELD 332    Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Pipe)    3 Units

Prerequisite: WELD 330 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 the application of low-pressure and high-pressure critical piping systems used in oil, gas, nuclear, and chemical industries. This course covers Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) of aluminum pipe, stainless steel pipe, and low carbon steel pipe. The 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 pipe welding positions horizontal rolled 1G, horizontal fixed 5G, vertical fixed 2G, inclined 45 degrees 6G, filler metal selection, both specifications and classifications, shielding gases, welding power supplies, and welding safety. Certification and procedure qualification to ASME Section 1X, AWS D1.1, API 1104 code specifications are also covered.

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 09-May 13
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     12004 
Textbook
MTWTh     09:00AM-11:15AM LAB S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC C.Schuft             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     12968 Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM LAB C.Schuft             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 17-May 20
W         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC E.Ezenwa             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     13643 
Textbook
W         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB E.Ezenwa             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, Jan 17-May 20
F         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 335     12133 
Textbook
F         09:45AM-12:50PM LAB S.Byrd               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      
F         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC C.Schuft             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 390     13645 Textbook
F         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB C.Schuft             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 332A      

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2015