WELD 2670 - Welding Inspection
This course is a survey of welding inspection and quality control standards and practices intended to broaden students’ understanding of welding in general and to specifically provide students with a fundamental understanding of the many aspects of welding inspection and quality control processes, techniques, standards, and applications, as well as welding inspector certification requirements.
Instructional Method Lecture and Lab
WELD 1715 Thermal Cutting and Oxyfuel Welding, OR WELD 1755 Shielded Metal Arc Welding, OR WELD 1772 Flux Cored Arc Welding, OR WELD 1920 Basic Pipe Welding, OR WELD 2650 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, OR Instructor consent
Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of WELD 2670 Welding Inspection , the student will:
- identify safety issues in welding inspection.
- identify welding inspector qualification requirements, responsibilities, and limitations.
- identify applications and limitations of various welding, joining, and cutting processes.
- identify features and applications of weld joint geometry and use correct terminology.
- create and interpret weld and welding symbols.
- identify and distinguish between discontinuities and rejectable defects using acceptance criteria.
- apply metallurgical concepts to welding and welding inspection.
- demonstrate ability to use conversion formulae between US Customary units and SI System (metric) units.
- interpret and apply the provisions of governing documents (i.e. codes, standards, drawings, purchase orders, etc.)
- apply destructive testing methods.
- apply non-destructive testing methods including visual inspection tools and techniques.
- create a qualified welding procedure specification (WPS) and welding procedure qualification record (WPQR) in accordance with the provisions of an applicable welding code or standard.
- perform documentation process for welder qualification in accordance with the provisions of an applicable welding code or standard.
PO#1 Perform quality welds and cuts to industry standards.
PO#2 Apply principles of welding theory to welding practice.
PO#3 Demonstrate proper use of welding related terms.
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