MFAB 205   Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) II* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites or corequisites: MFAB 131.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to weld fillet welds in the vertical-up (3F), and overhead (4F) weld positions, and groove joints in the vertical up, (3G) and overhead position (4G) weld positions with and/or without backing to industry standards. Students will be required to prepare materials using oxy-fuel cutting techniques. Students will perform a welding proficiency test equal to or exceeding the American Welding society (AWS) standard D1.1. Structural welding code. Students will be expected to provide basic hand tools and/or equipment.