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1. What is WPS?
WPS is Welding Procedure Specification, It is a written document that provides direction to the welder or welding operator for making production welds.
2. What is the Welding Process?
a) GTAW (Gas Tungeston Arc Welding)
b) SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding)
c) SAW (Submerged Arc Welding)
d) FCAW (Flux Coated Arc Welding)
e) GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding)
f) PAW (Plasma Arc Welding)
3. What are the different types of Groove?
a) V – Groove
b) U – Groove
c) Double V Groove
4. What are the different types of Base Material with Grade?
i) A 106 Gr B
ii) A 53 Gr B
iii) API 5L Gr B
i) A 304
ii) A 304L
iii) A 316
iv) A 316L
v) A 321
vi) A 322
vii) A 347
viii) A 348
A 335 – P11
A 335 – P22
ASTM B 165 No: 4400
SB 241 Grade 5083
5 . Specify Electrode Trade Name
ESAB, LINCON, ADOR, GEKA, METRODE
6 . Welding Position
Pipe – 1GR, 2G, 5G, 6G,
Plate – 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G
1G: – A Pipe is Horizontal Position and weld beed is a vertical position. The Pipe Will be rotated.
2G: – A Pipe is Vertical Position and weld beed is Horizontal Position
5G: – A Pipe is Horizontal Position and weld beed is Vertical Position
6G: – A Pipe is a 450 Position
1G: – Plate is Horizontal and weld is Horizontal
2G: – Plate is Vertical and weld is Horizontal
3G: – Plate is Vertical and weld is Vertical
4G: – A Plate is in Overhead Position weld is Horizontal Position
7. Types of Welding Position?
Uphill Position and Down Position.
8. Type of Common Welds?
- Groove Welds
- Fillet Welds
- Spot / Seam Welds
- Plug / Slot Welds
- Edge Welds
9. Type of Common Joints?
- Butt Joints
- T Joints
- Lap Joints
- Open Corner Joints
- Closed Corner Joints
10. What are the Weldment Terms?
i. Weld Face
ii. Weld Root
iii. Fusion Zone
iv. Fusion Boundary
v. Heat Affected Zone (HAZ)
vi. Weld Toes
vii. Weld Width
11. What are the Welding Imperfections?
II. Gas Pores and Carities
III. Sold inclusions
IV. Lack of Fusion
V. Surface and Profile
VI. Mechanical / Surface damage
12 . Types of Joint Preparation?
Bevel, V, J, S (Single & Double Sided)
13. ASME SECTIONS
a) SECTION I
Rules for Construction of Power Boilers
b) SECTION II
Part A – Ferrous Material Specifications
Part B – Nonferrous Material Specifications
Part C – Specifications for Welding Rods, Electrodes, and
Part D – Properties (Customary)
Part E – Properties (Metric)
c) SECTION III
Subsection NCA —- General Requirements for Division 1 and
Subsection NB-Class 1 Components
Subsection NC-Class 2 Components
Subsection ND – Class 3 Components
Subsection NE – Class MC Components
Subsection NF – Supports
Subsection NG – Core Support Structures
Subsection NH – Class 1 Component in Elevated Temperature Service- Appendices
Division 2 – Code for Concrete Containments
Division 3 – Containments for Transport and Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel
and High Level Radioactive Material and Waste
d) SECTION IV
Rules for Construction of Heating Boilers
e) SECTION V
Non Destructive Examination
f) SECTION VI
Recommended Rules for the Care and Operation of Heating Boilers
g) SECTION VII
Recommended Guidelines for the Care of Power Boilers
h) SECTION VIII
Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels
Division 2 – Alternative Rules
Division 3 – Alternative Rules for Construction of High
i) SECTION IX
Welding and Brazing Qualifications
j) SECTION X
Fiber – Reinforced Plastic Pressure Vessels
k) SECTION XI
Rules for In Service Inspection of Nuclear Power Plant
l) SECTION XII
Rules for Construction and Continued Service of Transport Tanks.
- ASME – American Society of Mechanical Engineers
- ASME B 31.3 – Process Piping
- ASME B 31.1 – Power Piping
- ASTM – American Society of Testing Materials
- API – American Petroleum Institute
- AISC – American Institute of Structural Concrete
- AWS D1.1 – American Welding Society (Structural Welding)
- AWS D1.6 – American Welding Society (Structure SS Welding)
Course – 30 days
Exam – 10 more days
Approximately 14 hours
14 PDHs / 1.4 CEUs
the basic principles of weldingThe AWS Welding Fundamentals Course provides a comprehensive overview of the basic principles of welding. Participants will learn the basic science and practical application of the most commonly utilized welding processes along with other essential topics, including welding terminology, weld design, welding safety, electrical theory, the weldability of metals, and welding quality control. Presented in short, easy-to-understand modules, this multimedia, online course is ideal for both students and professionals who want to expand their core competencies.
The American Welding Society is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.
MODULE 1 – What is Welding?
MODULE 2 – Welding Processes and Weld Types
MODULE 3 – Welding Hazards and Environmental Protection
MODULE 4 – Managing Hazards and Accident Prevention
MODULE 5 – Oxyfuel Welding: Basics of Combustion, Fuel Types, and Flame Characteristics
MODULE 6 – Oxyfuel Welding: Advantages, Disadvantages, and Equipment
MODULE 7 – The Science of Arc Welding: Basics of Electricity
Welding Basics Part 1 & 2the Mechanical
MODULE 8 – The Science of Arc Welding: Electrical Polarity and Arc Welding Equipment
MODULE 9 – Shielded Metal Arc Welding: Process Characteristics and Electrodes
MODULE 10 – Shielded Metal Arc Welding: Operations, Equipment, and Process Variables
MODULE 11 – Gas Tungsten Arc Welding: Principles, Operations, and Equipment
MODULE 12 – Gas Tungsten Arc Welding: Shielding Gases, and Process Variables
MODULE 13 – Gas Metal Arc Welding: Principles, Equipment, and Metal Transfer Modes
MODULE 14 – Gas Metal Arc Welding: Consumables, Shielding Gases, Equipment, and Process Variables
MODULE 15 – Flux Cored Arc Welding: Principles, Equipment, and Consumables
MODULE 16 – Flux Cored Arc Welding: Shielding Gases, Equipment, and Process Variables
MODULE 17 – Submerged Arc Welding: Principles, Equipment, and Materials
MODULE 18 – Submerged Arc Welding: Electrodes, Flux, Equipment, and Process Variables
MODULE 19 – Basics of Welding Metallurgy: Atomic Structures and Properties of Metals
MODULE 20 – Basics of Welding Metallurgy: States of Matter, Alloys, and Heat Affected Zones
Welding Basics Part 1 & 2the Mechanic
MODULE 21 – Welding Discontinuities and Their Causes: Process, Metallurgical, and Base Metal Discontinuities
MODULE 22 – Welding Discontinuities and Their Causes: Structural Discontinuities
MODULE 23 – Oxyfuel Cutting Basics and Equipment
MODULE 24 – Oxyfuel Cutting Flame Types, Gas Types, and Cutting Variables
MODULE 25 – Oxyfuel Cutting Quality Limitations and Safety
MODULE 26 – Carbon Arc Cutting Basics and Equipment
MODULE 27 – Carbon Arc Cutting Operating Procedures & Safety
MODULE 28 – Plasma Arc Cutting Basics and Equipment
MODULE 29 – Plasma Arc Cutting Variables, Metallurgical Effects, Secondary Functions, and Safety
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