Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-623-175 056830 Casting and Joining Processes
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-623-175 CASTING AND JOINING PROCESSES...welding of metals, ceramic and plastic. Brazing and soldering of appropriate metals, setup and operate welding equipment. Thermal effects and destructive testing. Evaluation of adhesives and mechanical fasteners. Welding codes and ASTM standard comparative processing cost. (Prerequisite: 10-623-170, Engineering Materials-Intro)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Develop safe work habits
  2. Identify metals used in joining and casting
  3. Analyze the OAW process
  4. Utilize appropriate processes to prepare weld joints
  5. Analyze weld joint configurations
  6. Controll distortion in a weldment
  7. Analyze the GTAW process
  8. Analyze the GMAW/FCAW process
  9. Analyze the SMAW process
  10. Analyze the microstructure of a weld
  11. Analyze weld defects
  12. Perform weld testing
  13. Analyze casting processes
  14. Analyze casting problems
  15. Explore adhesive bonding