STRUCTURAL IRON FABRICATION METHODS

  • Program: Welding and Metal Fabrication
  • Course: Structural Iron Fabrication Methods
  • Course #: WLDG1340
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

In this course you will learn to combine your shielded metal arc welding and flux cored arc welding skills to fabricate various types of weldments using proper layout procedures. Complete drawings with welding symbols, bill of materials and cost estimates will also be required. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Design a project that utilizes fillet, square-groove and single-V-groove welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead position utilizing the SMAW and flux cored welding methods
Integrate butt, lap, T-joint and multi-pass fillet welds into project design and construction
Integrate cutting, forming, drilling and punching operations into project design and construction
Identify tools and equipment required to complete the project
Develop drawings with welding symbols, dimensional accuracy and tolerance requirements for instructor approval
Develop bill of materials with cost estimates
Develop schedule for project completion with periodic instructor inspections
Determine work area for project development
Produce project
Inspect quality of welds

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  WLDG1181 and WLDG1320 or instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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