An in-depth study of welding codes and their development in accordance with structural standards, welding processes, destructive and nondestructive test methods.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Categorize major codes
  • Identify welding procedures
  • Identify welding and NDT symbols
  • List responsibilities of inspectors
  • Evaluate post-weld heat treatments and destructive testing
  • List alloys and phases of metals
  • State the effects of heating and cooling
  • Apply pre-weld, in-process, and shop inspection standards
  • Develop welding procedures
  • Calculate preheat and post-weld heat treatments
  • Identify NDT test methods and welding discontinuities

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 4
Lecture hours: 64.0