WELD 2010 – Aluminum Welding

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This course will offer safe and proper machine set-up, demonstrate the welding characteristics of aluminum and explain the use of special equipment associated with aluminum welding.

Description:

Description

Preparation for aluminum welders utilizing both GTAW (TIG) and GMAW (MIG). This course will offer safe and proper machine set-up, demonstrate the welding characteristics of aluminum and explain the use of special equipment associated with aluminum welding.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLOS)

The course learning outcomes are to have students:

GTAW (TIG) Portion of Course:

  1. Comply With Industry Standard Safety Requirements
  2. Set-up of Machine to Proper Polarity
  3. Adjust Proper Cover Gas Flows
  4. Prepare Base Metals, (i.e. Clean and Bevel)
  5. Recognize and Choose The Right Filler Metals
  6. Perform Fillet Welds On T Joints and Lap Joints
  7. Perform Butt Welds On Plate With and Without Bevels
  8. Perform Butt Welds On Pipe
  9. Learn Different Purging Techniques On Both Plate and Pipe
  10. Learn How To Prepare And Setup Test Coupon
  11. Throughout The Course Students Will Learn To Recognize Discontinuities and Be Able To Offer Solutions To Correct The Problem

GMAW (MIG) Portion of Course:

  1. Comply With Industry Standard Safety Requirements
  2. Adjust Voltage and Wire Speed
  3. Perform Filet Welds
  4. Perform Butt Welds on Plate
  5. Recognize Discontinuities and Offer Solutions To Correct The Problem

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1400593. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Classification:
Materials Lightweighting
Other
Product Lifecycle:
Pre-production: Research, Design, Development, Testing, and Tooling
Production: Manufacturing, Assembly, and Operations
Resource Type:
Classroom Activity
Course
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Homework
Lab Activity
Lesson Plan
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Syllabus
Institution:
Roane State Community College
Author & Title:
Keith Barding and Spencer Peterson
Date Developed:
Monday, May 01, 2017
Keywords:
Welding,metallurgy,bonding,aluminum
Education Level:
Undergrad Students (13-14)
Audience:
Educators