Central Piedmont Community College

AUB 134

Auto Body MIG Welding

 

Syllabus Contents:

Course Description

Weekly Outline

Student Evaluation

Safety Regulations

Tool List

 

Time Requirements:

16 Week Session

1 Lecture hour/week

4 Lab hours/week

 

3 Semester Hour Credit

 

Instructor

Clark Correll

Office

TS 145

Email

clark.correll@cpcc.edu

Text Book

None

 

Revised by William Beaver

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUB 134

AUB MIG Welding

Perquisites: None

Co-requisites: None

Course Description

This covers the terms and procedures of welding the various metals found in todays auto body repair industry, with an emphasis on personal, environmental safety. Topics include safety and precautions measures, set-up operation of MIG equipment, metal identification methods, types of weld joints, techniques, inspection methods and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic knowledge of welding operations and safety procedures according to industry standards.

Core Competencies

Critical Thinking: the ability to think using analysis, synthesis, evaluation, problem solving, judgment and the creative process.

 

AUB 134

Auto Body MIG Welding

Course Description

1.      Identify the three classes of welding.

2.      Explain how to use a MIG welding machine.

3.      Name the six basic welding techniques employed with equipment.

4.      Describe differences between MIG electrode wires.

5.      Determine where and how to use resistance spot welding.

6.      Identify oxyacetylene welding equipment and techniques.

7.      Explain general brazing and soldering techniques used in a body shop.

8.      Describe plasma arc cutting of body panels.

9.      Explain plasma cutting techniques.

10.  List safety procedures important in each welding operation.

11.  Pass ASE Certification test questions on welding and cutting.

12.   Explain the information needed to pass the I-CAR qualification test.

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUB 134

 

Auto Body MIG Welding

 

Week 1 Safety

 

Week 2 Oxyacetylene welding and cutting

 

Week 3 The MIG Welder

 

Week 4 Turning the welder

 

Week 5 Butt joint with backing

 

Week 6 Filet weld lap joint

 

Week 7 Plug weld

 

Week 8 Oxyacetylene welding

 

Week 9 Braze body panels and oxyacetylene

 

Week 10 Setting up and using the plasma arc cutter

 

Week 11 Set and tune squeeze-type resistance welding

 

Week 12 Spot welds, spot weld sheet steel with squeeze type

 

Week 13 Set-up and make aluminum welds with the MIG Welder

 

Week 14 Welding tasks reviewed from all processes covered

 

Week 15 Welding tasks reviewed from all processes covered

 

Week 16 Take final exam. Clean Sop and welding equipment

 

All other tests will be announced by the instructor in advance of the test date.

 

 

 

 

 

Evaluation

Student Student Grade Point Average

 

Students are graded according to the following grade point system.

Grade

Point Value

Description

A

4

Excellent

B

3

Very Good

C

2

Satisfactory

D

1

Poor

F

0

Failing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Auto-Body Repair

Program Safety Regulations

 

1.      Instructor must be present any time a class or lab is in session.

2.      Use of safety glasses is required in all labs.

3.      Any safety hazard should be reported to the instructor immediately.

4.      Floor must be kept clear of any liquid spills or tripping hazards.

5.      No equipment may be operated by students until they receive instruction on proper, safe operation of that equipment.

6.      Vehicle lifts must be mechanically secure before under vehicle work is performed.

7.      Usages of jack stands are required when using a floor jack to raise vehicle.

8.      Open-type shoes (sandals) are not permitted in any lab.

9.      Any loose-fitting clothing or jewelry must be secured so that it is not a hazard or inconvenience.

10.  Shorts or sleeveless shirts are not permitted.

11.  Smoking is permitted in designated areas only.

12.  Students and faculty must follow OSHA rules concerning exposure to blood borne diseases.

13.  Students are required to leave the lab areas clean and in order before being dismissed from class.

14.  Cell phones and pagers must be on silent or vibrate during all class and lab meetings so that their operation does not interfere with class activities.

15.  Students are expected to meet for the entire class period in order to receive credit for that day.

16.  Visitors are not permitted inside of the lab areas.

17.  Students are not permitted to wash their vehicle unless it meets class objectives.

18.  Items that are specified by your instructor must be brought to every class meeting.

19.  Students are required to finish all of his or her materials when working on their vehicle. The school furnished masking paper, spray guns, and a place to work.

20.  Students are not to assemble in the office unless they have business with an instructor.

21.  No music is to be played around the Transport Systems Building.

 

 

Student Evaluation

Student Grade Point Average

 

Students are graded according to the following grade point system.

Grade

Point Value

Description

A

4

Excellent

B

3

Very Good

C

2

Satisfactory

D

1

Poor

F

0

Failing

The following grades will not be used to compute the grade point average.

 

I

Incomplete

 

W

Withdrawal

 

U

Unsatisfactory

 

AUD

Audit

 

N

Never Attended

 

X

Credit by examination

 

 

 

 

 

Complete all written test with an average of 93% to 100%. Attend 90% of all scheduled class/lab hours. Complete all lab/shop work in a manner that would be determined EXCELLENT in an actual repair shop.

For a grade B

Complete all written test with an average of 85% to 92%. Attend 85% of all scheduled class/lab hours. Complete all lab/shop work in a manner that would be determined VERY GOOD in an actual repair shop.

For a grade C

Complete all written tests with an average of 77% to 84%. Attend 80% of all scheduled class/lab hours. Complete all lab/shop work in a manner that would be determined SATIFFCATORY in an actual repair shop.

For a grade D

Complete all written tests with an average of 77% to 84%. Attend 80% of all scheduled class/lab hours. Complete all lab/shop work in a manner that would be determined SATIFFCATORY in an actual repair shop.