2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

WELD 188 Weld Symbols/Blueprint Reading

(Contact Hours: 2) This course is welding symbol interpretation and welding blueprint reading. This course will include how to read and interpret the American Welding Society's standard welding symbol information used to communicate how the different families of fillet, spot, slot, seam, and groove welds are placed on an engineering drawing or blueprint. This course will provide the skill required to interpret the current American Welding Society weld symbol and supplemental information placed on a blueprint or engineering drawing used for fabrication by the individual welders. The course will also contain the basic components of blueprint reading including lines, views, part relationships, information blocks, data sheets, material documents, notes and guidelines, welder's math, weld parts, weld quality, and inspection. Minimum benchmarks will be enforced.