NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
WEL 127 - PIPE WELDING II (3 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Provides practice in the welding of pressure piping in the horizontal, vertical, and fixed positions. Laboratory 9 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

WEL 127 is the second of two courses in pipe welding designed to teach the student the theory and application in accordance with Section IX of A.S.M.E. Code. Welders with previous experience in pipe welding will find WEL 127 educational as a refresher course.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

a. demonstrate proficient knowledge of preparation and set-up of pipe spools.   b. demonstrate their technique of welding in the 2G, 5G and 6G positions.   c. demonstrate their knowledge of the Qualification Test requirements.   d. demonstrate their knowledge of safety and set-up in the lab areas at all times. MAJOR ELEMENTS OF CONTENT a. Preparation of stock and set-up stock and set-up

b. ASME Code and Qualification Test requirements

c. Welding pipe in the 2G position

d. Welding pipe in the 5G position

e. Welding pipe in the 6G position

OPTIONAL ELEMENTS OF CONTENT a. Welding pipe with the oxyacetylene, M.I.G., and T.I.G. processes

b. Qualification testing for certification

Revised 10/95

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