ATEE 2300 - Welding Controllers
Credit Hours: 2.00
Prerequisites: ATEE 1100
Resistance welders and controllers are the main topics of this class, along with the information found in Article 630 of the NEC (National Electrical Code). Welding controllers, plug-in accessories, and test equipment for both portable and stationary MIG, TIG, and Stick welders will be discussed.
Billable Contact Hours: 2
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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: The student will be able to articulate the operation of a resistance welder according to the National Electrical Code.
Outline resistance welding fundamentals.
Describe resistance welding block diagram elements and configuration.
Describe resistance welding machine timing relations.
Outcome 2: The student will be able to recognize spot, seam, and projection welding process variations.
Describe the operation of a spot welder.
Describe the operation of a seam welder.
Describe the operation of a projection welder.
Outcome 3: The student will be able to explain the operation of a welding system.
List welding transformer needs and parameters.
Explain welding relay requirement applications.
Identify welding cooling requirements.
Outcome 4: The student will be able to identify stick, MIG, and TIG welding process variations.
Describe the operation of a stick welder.
Describe the operation of a MIG welder.
Describe the operation of a TIG welder.
Outcome 5: The student will be able to use the general information found in the National Electrical Code.
Identify the markings on the disconnect of a resistance welder.
Select the overload protection for a Resistance welder.
Describe the markings on the disconnect of an arc welder.
COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
- Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
- Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
- Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
- Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
- Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
- Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
Critical Thinking: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
- Introduction to Welding
- MIG Welding
- TIG Welding
- ARC Welding
- Spot Welding
- Tip Dressing
- WT 600
- CAD Welding
- Friction Welding
- Gas Welding
- Final Exam
Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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