WPT 213 - Weld Quality Testing

Course Description

Class to cover theory and practical use of common methods of non-destructive examination. Processes include dye penetrant, ultrasonic, magnetic particle, and radiographic testing. Familiarity with prevalent codes and standards will be emphasized. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

WPT 211

Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies

DD 101, DD 110

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Critical Thinking - Direct

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify common testing equipment.
  • Determine recommended procedures through industry resources.
  • Evaluate complex assemblies in conformance to code specifications.
  • Demonstrate process capabilities using formulae.
  • Analyze welds for discontinuities.
  • Assess process capabilities to determine efficacy in various applications.
Human Dimension:
  • Support the progress of others through collaboration.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Demonstrate shop etiquette.
  • Reflect on the value of attitude in the industrial environment.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Demonstrate perseverance when developing skills.
  • Synthesize new material with old in order to improve outcomes.