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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Combination Welding Technology - Active Learning Experiences (May 2002 - Present)

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:
24-02 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, NY.
Length:
Course 1: 150 hours (5 weeks); includes approximately 95 hours of supervised lab experience. Course 2: 150 hours (5 weeks); includes approximately 100 hours of supervised lab experience.
Dates:

Course 1 or 2: May 2002 - Present.

Objectives:

Course 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to: describe procedures for personal safety, burn prevention, fire prevention, and safe handling and use of oxy-acetylene equipment; identify metals by spark test, magnetic test, physical appearance and physical weight; describe American Welding Society classification of mild steel rods; set up welding equipment and make necessary flame adjustments to produce fillet welds on Tee, Lap and Butt joints in the flat and horizontal positions with and without the use of a filler metal; perform brazing in the flat and horizontal positions on Tee and Corner joints; perform manual and automatic flame cutting; describe the process of identifying quality welds. Course 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to: use AC, AC/DC, and transformer/rectifier AC/DC welding machines to produce multi-pass fillet welds and groove welds on a Tee joint in all positions (Vertical, Overhead, Flat, and Horizontal) using E-6011 and E-7018 electrodes; identify types of joints, types of welding machines, the currents they produce, and determine the difference between reverse and straight polarity and  use a pedestal grinder, chipping hammer, wire brush and pliers, and personal safety equipment.

Instruction:

Course 1: Introduction to oxy-acetylene welding; oxy-acetylene equipment; set-up procedures for oxy-acetylene welding; oxy-acetylene flame adjustment; fusion without filler metal; fusion welding with filler metal; fillet welding lap joint horizontal position; fillet welding horizontal position corner joint; flame cutting; brazing; cutting repair technique; weld washing techniques; straight and bevel cutting on steel pipe and tubing; safety procedures. Instructional methods include: Study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework assignments, class participation, and final exam. Course 2: Major topics include: basic shielded metal arc welding; arc welding equipment, terms and definitions; power sources for arc welding; surface welding; functions of electrode coatings and heat treatments; fillet welding horizontal position 2F; mechanical properties of metals and quality oxy-acetylene cutting; fillet welding vertical position 3F; compositions of electrode coatings; fillet welding overhead position 4F; AWS bend test.

Credit recommendation:

Course 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 6 semester hours (2 lecture, 4 lab) in Welding Technology, Industrial Technology, Construction Technology, Vocational Technology, as an elective in Educational Technology, or as a technical elective in Mechanical Technology (1/03) (3/08 revalidation) (3/13 revalidation) (3/18 revalidation).  NOTE: Credit is recommended only upon the completion of both courses.

Advanced Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems
Location:
24-02 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, NY.
Length:
150 hours (5 weeks); includes approximately 73 hours of supervised lab experience.
Dates:
May 2002 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to: use AC/DC welding machines to weld multi-pass fillet and groove welds in all positions (Flat, Horizontal, Vertical and Overhead) with E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes on tee and butt joints; prepare joints with automatic flame cutting equipment; remove defective welds by gouging (air carbon arc process); identify causes of arc blow associated with DC welding and apply corrective procedures; perform cast iron joint preparation and welding procedures; make fillet welds in all positions on carbon steel pipe; make groove welds in the horizontal, 5G multiple and 6G multiple positions on carbon steel pipe; and perform a 6G multiple, limited thickness qualification test on carbon steel pipe, with or without backing.

Instruction:

Major topics include: power source selection and electrode grouping; vertical and E-7018 electrodes; hydrogen induced cracking; steel classification; overhead welding using E-6010 and E-7018; air carbon arc cutting fundamentals; fundamentals of welding cast iron; open v-groove welding vertical position; visual examination of gas cut and arc cut surfaces and edges; welding multi-pass surface welds in the flat position on carbon steel or stainless steel plate; welding multi-pass surface welds in the multiple fixed position on carbon steel pipe; repairing surface flaws on welds and prepared surfaces and edges using the SMAW process. Instructional methods include: Study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework assignments, class participation, and final exam.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours (2 lecture, 2 lab) in Welding Technology, Industrial Technology, Construction Technology, Vocational Technology, as an elective in Educational Technology, or as a technical elective in Mechanical Technology (1/03) (3/08 revalidation) (3/13 revalidation) (3/18 revalidation).

Location:
24-02 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, NY.
Length:
150 hours (5 weeks); includes approximately 76 hours of supervised lab experience.
Dates:
May 2002 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to: apply basic geometric and trigonometric principles to determine angles, intersecting lines, cutout positions and lengths during layout operations; describe safety precautions for operating various layout and fabricating equipment; fabricate and lay out projects according to specifications on shop drawings, using safe practices.

Instruction:

Major topics include: basic lines; orthographic projection; bill of materials; dimensioning structurals; scale size and tolerance; types of holes and thread specifications; bevels, chamfers and developments; section views; A.W.S. welding symbols; applied trigonometry and geometry; basic layout and fabrication procedures. Instructional methods include: Study guides,essays, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework assignments, class participation, and final exam.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours (2 lecture, 1 lab) in Industrial Technology or Construction Technology (1/03) (3/08 revalidation) (3/13 revalidation) (3/18 revalidation). 

Location:
24-02 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, NY.
Length:
150 hours (5 weeks); includes approximately 100 hours of lab experience.
Dates:
May 2002 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to: perform set-up parameters and welding procedures of G.M.A.W. (Gas Metal Arc Welding) and F.C.A.W. (Flux Cores Arc Welding) and use appropriate safety procedures.

Instruction:

Major topics include: G.M.A.W.: Groove welding in all positions on aluminum (spray transfer); all position qualification tests on aluminum; fillet welding in all positions on carbon steel pipe (short circuiting); groove welding in the horizontal and multiple positions on carbon steel pipe (short circuit); combination qualification test on carbon steel plate and pipe. F.C.A.W: Fillet welding in all positions on carbon steel pipe (self-shielded); groove welding in the horizontal and multiple positions on carbon steel pipe (self-shielded); fillet welding in all positions on carbon steel pipe (gas-shielded); groove welding in the horizontal and multiple positions on carbon steel pipe (gas-shielded); all position qualification test on carbon steel plate and pipe. Safety procedures. Instructional methods include: Study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework assignments, class participation, and final exam.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours (1 lecture, 2 lab) in Welding Technology, Industrial Technology, Construction Technology, Vocational Technology, as an elective in Educational Technology, or as a technical elective in Mechanical Technology (1/03) (3/08 revalidation) (3/13 revalidation) (3/18 revalidation).

Location:
24-02 Queens Plaza South, Long Island City, NY.
Length:
150 hours (5 weeks); includes approximately 101 hours of lab experience.
Dates:
May 2002 - Present.
Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to perform set-up parameters and welding procedures of G.T.A.W. (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding) and use appropriate safety procedures.

Instruction:

Major topics include: multi-pass surfacing welds in the multiple fixed position on carbon steel round tubing; groove welding in the horizontal, vertical and overhead positions on aluminum sheet; fillet welds in all positions on carbon steel tubing; fillet welds in all positions on carbon steel tubing; fillet welds in all positions on aluminum round tubing; fillet welding in all positions on stainless steel round tubing; groove welding in the horizontal and multiple positions on carbon steel round tubing; groove welding in the horizontal and multiple positions on aluminum round tubing; groove welding in the horizontal and multiple positions on stainless steel round tubing. Safety procedures. Instructional methods include: Study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework assignments, class participation, and final exam.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours (1 lecture, 2 lab) in Welding Technology, Industrial Technology, Construction Technology, Vocational Technology, as an elective in Educational Technology, or as a technical elective in Mechanical Technology (1/03) (3/08 revalidation) (3/13 revalidation) (3/18 revalidation).

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