Metallurgy for Welding

WETC 1005

Course description

Students examine the basic metallurgical properties of steel and the changes that take place during cutting and welding operations. Students learn about the problems associated with these changes and develop strategies to avoid or minimize their adverse effects. In addition, various weld defects and faults which can occur in the shop floor environment are explored. Additional topics including heat treatment, stress relief and distortion are discussed in depth.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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