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1999-2000 UAF Catalog

Course Descriptions


Degrees and Programs Index

Welding and Materials Technology

WMT 101 (3 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Introduction to Welding (2+2)
Introduction and orientation to the processes and procedures involved in the welding field with a "hands-on" approach.
WMT 102 (3 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Intermediate Welding (2+2)
Continuation of WMT 101. (Prerequisite: WMT 101.)
WMT 103 (3 Credits) Fall, Spring
Welding I (3+0)
Entry-level course in basic oxyacetylene, arc welding, and flame cutting. Attendance at first two classes is mandatory. Materials fee: $200.00.
WMT 105 (3 Credits) Fall, Spring
Welding II (3+0)
Arc welding techniques and basic MIG and TIG welding. Attendance at first two classes is mandatory. Materials fee: $200.00. (Prerequisite: WMT 103 or permission of instructor.)
WMT 117 (3 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting (2+5)
Safe oxyacetylene welding techniques and procedures of common metals. Welding of these metals taught in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. Attendance at first two class meetings is mandatory. Materials fee: $200.00.
WMT 130 (1 - 3 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
All positions emphasized for multiple pass fillet welds. A maximum of three credits are awarded for successful completion of any of the four sections; 130A-Certif SMAW (1F); 130B-Certif SMAW (2F); 130C-Certif SMAW (3F); 130D-Certif SMAW (4F). Presented in competency-based manner.
WMT 150 (1 - 3 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
Use of tungsten and argon gas for aluminum and stainless steel gas welding (formerly called Heliarc). A maximum of three credits are awarded for successful completion of any of the four sections; 150A-Certif GMAW Alum (1F); 150B-Certif GMAW Alum (2F); 150C-Certif GMAW Alum (3F); 150D-Certif GMAW ALum (4F). Presented in competency-based manner.
WMT 160 (1 - 3 Credits) As Demand Warrants
Gas Metal Arc Weld Alum (GMAW)
Prepare student to work on microwire processes. A maximum of three credits awarded for successful completion of any of the four sections; 160A-Certif GMAW M.Steel (1F); 160B-Certif GMAW M. Steel (2F); 160C-Certif GMAW M. Steel (3F); 160D-Certif GMAW M. Steel (4F). Presented in competency-based manner.
WMT 170 (3 Credits) Fall
Military Training Welding I (2+4.5)
Entry-level oxyacetylene welding, cutting, soldering and brazing. Conforms to special training standards labeled 3E3X1. Uses parts of CDC 55250A volume #5 as a guide. Material fee $200.00. (Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.)
WMT 241 (3 Credits) Fall
Gas Tungsten Arc and Gas Metal Arc Welding (1.5+5.5)
Entry-level gas tungsten arc welding concentrating on aluminum. Materials will be welded in all positions. Gas metal arc welding focuses on ferrous and nonferrous metals welded in all positions. Attendance at first two class meetings is mandatory. Materials fee: $200.00.
WMT 270 (3 Credits) Fall
Military Training Welding II (2+4.5)
Conforms to special training standards parts 1 - 4 of CDC 55250A volume #6. Material fee $250.00. (Prerequisite: WMT 170 or permission of instructor.)
WMT 280 (3 Credits) Fall
Military Training Welding III (2+4.5)
Intermediate TIG and MIG welding. Fabrication with aluminum and steel. Real world situations and conditions are simulated. Material fee $250.00. (Prerequisite: WMT 170 and WMT 270, or permission of instructor.)
WMT 290 (3 Credits) Fall
Welding Proficiency Maintenance (2+4.5)
Maintenance of a high degree of welding proficiency through practice of previously-learned processes. Review of safety procedures. Material fee $250.00. (Prerequisite: WMT 170, WMT 270 and WMT 280 or permission of instructor.)

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