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Welding Inspection and Quality Control
Course: WLD225

First Term: 1995 Fall
Lecture   3 Credit(s)   3 Period(s)   3 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S

Description: Welding inspection and quality control standards and practices in the construction and fabrication industries. Welding inspector certification requirements and functions performed in industry

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Explain the background and history of non-destructive testing. (I)
2. Identify the weld ability of materials and testing procedures. (II)
3. Explain the difference between N.D.I. and destructive testing. (III)
4. Interpret causes of welding flaws on materials. (IV)
5. Identify five basic welding joints, and explain the preparation of each. (V)
6. Analyze different weld discontinuities on surface and sub- surfaces. (VI)
7. Explain the responsibilities and the limitations of a welding inspector. (VII)
8. Identify and explain all types of welding processes and uses of each. (VIII)
9. Identify welding and N.D.I. symbols as they pertain to prints and codes. (IX)
10. Perform A.W.S. inspection certification requirements as they pertain to codes. (X)
11. Interpret all governing codes, AWS, A.P.I., A.S.M.F. (XI)
12. Explain the uses for welding inspection techniques and how each process is used. (XII)
13. Explain the need for weld repair and methods. (XIII)
14. Interpret welding codes and specifications related to fabrication. (XIV)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Background and History of Non-Destructive Testing
II. Types of Metals Tested
III. Terminology
   A. Non-destructive testing (NDI)
   B. Destructive testing
IV. Welding Metallurgy
   A. Type of material
   B. Heat affected zone
   C. Stress and strain
V. Welding Joint Preparation
   A. T joint
   B. Butt joint
   C. Edge joint
   D. Lap joint
   E. Edge preparation
VI. Weld Discontinuities (Cracks)
   A. Surface
   B. Sub-surface
   C. Evaluation
VII. Welding Inspectors: Testing Responsibilities
   A. Professionalism
   B. Willingness to observe employer rules and regulations (e.g., personal safety, personal conduct)
   C. Interpretation of drawings and specifications
   D. Filler metal control
   E. Weld joint preparation and fit-up
   F. Approved welding procedures
   G. Welder qualifications
   H. Evaluation of test results
   I. Record keeping and reporting
VIII. Study of All Types of Welding Processes
   A. Arc
   B. Tig
   C. Mig
   D. Sub-arc
   E. Gas
   F. Other
IX. Welding and N.D.I. Symbols
X. A.W.S. Inspection Certificate on Requirements
XI. Welding Inspection Codes
   A. A.P.I. (American Petroleum Institute) 1104
      1. Uses
      2. Limitations
   B. A.W.S., D.L.L.
      1. Uses
      2. Limitations
XII. Weld Inspection Techniques
   A. Radiographs
   B. Dye penetrates
   C. Magnetic particle testing
XIII. Weld Repair
   A. Types of repairs
   B. Repair methods
   C. Re-inspection
XIV. Codes, Standards, and Specifications
   A. General construction
   B. Fabrication
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 5/23/1995

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