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WELD 318 - RK8 Welding Metallurgy III
Course Details
Course Code:
WELD 318

Calendar Description:
This course is part of the two month, self-paced, Welding 'A' Level program and deals with understanding the properties of different metals. Students requiring additional time to complete may, with the approval of the instructor, purchase additional weeks of instruction.

Date First Offered:
2007-09-04

Hours:
Total Hours: 10
Lecture Hours: 10


Total Weeks:
0.3

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
Students must have successfully passed the Welding 'C' and 'B' Level program and passed the
P-10 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding option in 'B' Level program


Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
Proof of 'B' Level Certification or written approval from the Industry Training Authority

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
Common Non-ferrous Metals and Their Weldability
Reactive Metals and Their Weldability
Die Castings and Their Weldability


Learning Outcomes:
Identify Common Non-ferrous Metals and Their Weldability
describe the major properties of nickel, copper, magnesium, and lead
identify the major alloys of nickel, copper, magnesium, and lead
identify the major uses for these metals and their alloys
describe the correct processes and procedures for welding these metals and their alloys
identify the major problems in welding these metals and alloys
identify methods of controlling the problems encountered in welding these metals and their alloys

Identify Reactive Metals and Their Weldability
identify properties and weldability of titanium
identify properties and weldability of zirconium
identify properties and weldability of tantalum
identify properties and weldability of columbium

Identify Die Castings and Their Weldability
identify applications of aluminum, magnesium, and zinc die castings
identify aluminum, magnesium, and zinc alloys used for die castings
identify the welding process suitable for each type of die casting aluminum, magnesium, and zinc
identify the properties of these die castings that affect their weldability
identify measures required to control problems in welding die castings


Grading System:
Percentage

Passing Grade:
70%

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 100 %


Nature of Participation:
Students are expected to complete a variety of welds and may continue to practice welds until a pass is obtained

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Additional Comments:
As the course is self-paced, students may take up to two months to complete the entire 'A' Level portion of the welding program. Students requiring additional weeks to complete may purchase additional weeks of instruction on a weekly basis, and must have the instructor's approval. Students must attain 70% on theoretical exams for all modules.

Supplies:
The following tools must be supplied by students:

Metal tool pail (max 10" diameter) or small tool box with tote tray
Clear CSA approved safety glasses
High top steel-toe CSA approved leather work boots
Padlock for locker
12' metric/imperial tap measure
Arc welding helmet
2 pair welder's gloves
One-piece oxy-acetylene goggles
Tri-flint spark lighter
Tip cleaners
Small metal protractor
Welder's leather jacket or cape sleeves
100% cotton overalls (bib or full)
#10R straight jaw vice grip
10" crescent wrench
1 1/2 lb 24 oz fibreglass handle ball peen hammer
12" STT metric/imperial combination square
Centre punch
10" slip joint pliers
1/2 RD Pipeliner NCH 14" file with handle
45/90 degree magnet


Text Books:

Required - Industry Training Authority, 1995, RK8 Welding Metallurgy III (Queen's Printer, Victoria, BC). Chapters Covered: All
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