Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

WEL-202 Discontinuities and Defects (1)

Provides students with a thorough technical understanding of discontinuities and defects associated with arc welding. Welding discontinuities are identified, defined and the causes established related to weld shape, size and contour; internal inconsistencies and weld metal irregularities; and weld and base metal properties. These discontinuities are discussed with relation to variables in the welding procedure specific to the welding process employed. Credits: 1, Hours: (0.5/1/0/0), Prereq: WEL-157 or WEL-184; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B