Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

WEL-274 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I: SENSE1 (3.00)

Focuses on safety, amperage settings, polarity and the proper selection of electrodes for the shielded metal arc welding process. Prepares students to perform American Welding Society compliant welds on carbon steel, using visual and destructive methods for determining weld quality. Aligns to SENSE Level 1 Module 4 - Key Indicators 1-7 for the flat and horizontal positions, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3- Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2. Credits: 3, Hours: (1/4/0/0), Prereq: WEL-228; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B