Welding Basics Part 1 & 2the Mechanic

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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?

Welding basics part 1 & 2the mechanics

CS
i) A 106 Gr B
ii) A 53 Gr B
iii) API 5L Gr B

SS
i) A 304
ii) A 304L
iii) A 316
iv) A 316L
v) A 321
vi) A 322
vii) A 347
viii) A 348

ALLOY
A 335 – P11
A 335 – P22

MONEL
ASTM B 165 No: 4400

ALUMINIUM
SB 241 Grade 5083

5 . Specify Electrode Trade Name
ESAB, LINCON, ADOR, GEKA, METRODE

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6 . Welding Position

Pipe – 1GR, 2G, 5G, 6G,
Plate – 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G

PIPE:-
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

PLATE:-
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

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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?
I. Cracks
II. Gas Pores and Carities
III. Sold inclusions
IV. Lack of Fusion
V. Surface and Profile
VI. Mechanical / Surface damage
VII. Misalignment.

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
Materials
Part A – Ferrous Material Specifications
Part B – Nonferrous Material Specifications
Part C – Specifications for Welding Rods, Electrodes, and
Filler
Metals
Part D – Properties (Customary)
Part E – Properties (Metric)

c) SECTION III
Subsection NCA —- General Requirements for Division 1 and
Division 2
Division 1
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 1
Division 2 – Alternative Rules
Division 3 – Alternative Rules for Construction of High

Pressure Vessels

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
Components

l) SECTION XII

Rules for Construction and Continued Service of Transport Tanks.

  1. ASME – American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  2. ASME B 31.3 – Process Piping
  3. ASME B 31.1 – Power Piping
  4. ASTM – American Society of Testing Materials
  5. API – American Petroleum Institute
  6. AISC – American Institute of Structural Concrete
  7. AWS D1.1 – American Welding Society (Structural Welding)
  8. AWS D1.6 – American Welding Society (Structure SS Welding)

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Course – 30 days
Exam – 10 more days

Course Length & Earnings

Approximately 14 hours
14 PDHs / 1.4 CEUs

the basic principles of welding

The 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.


COURSE MODULES
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

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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

Mechanics

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

FAQs

Who should take this course?

The AWS Welding Fundamentals Course is designed for anyone who wants to familiarize themselves with the science, methodology, terminology, and applications of the most commonly used welding and cutting processes. This course is ideal for students who need to learn the basics and established welders who want to expand their core competencies. The course is also perfect for salespersons, supervisors, and quality assurance personnel who want to expand their knowledge of welding in order to excel in the welding industry.

Do I qualify to take this course?

While comprehensive, the AWS Welding Fundamentals Course was developed specifically with the beginner in mind. Registration is open to anyone with the desire to expand their understanding of welding.

How long do I have to complete this course?

Participants have access to the course content 24 hours a day for a period of 30 days from the date of registration. After this 30-day period, participants will have an additional 10 days to pass the completion exam. The exam can be activated before the end of the 30-day period if the participant has completed all the modules.

Does this course include a completion exam?

Yes. Upon completion of the final course module, participants are prompted to take an exam designed to evaluate their comprehension of the subject matter. The completion exam consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and must be completed within a 90-minute period. Participants who do not attain the 75% passing score may attempt to retake the exam a second time. Participants who attain a score of 75% or more on the completion exam earn an AWS Certificate of Completion and 14 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). The AWS Certificate of Completion can be downloaded and printed directly from the webpage.

Do I need to purchase any other materials?

No. All the materials and resources necessary to complete the course objectives are included.

Do I receive Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for completing this course?

Yes. Participants that receive a score of 75% or above on the Welding Fundamentals Completion Exam will receive an AWS Certificate of Completion and 14 Professional Development Hours (PDHs).

Can I use these Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for recertification?

Yes. Professional Development Hours (PDHs) earned through American Welding Online courses can be applied towards recertification provided the PDH’s are earned during the certification period.

Do I receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for completing this course?

Yes. Participants that receive a score of 75% or above on the Completion Exam will receive an AWS Certificate of Completion and 1.4 IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
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Can I use these Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for recertification?

Yes. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) earned through AWS online courses can be applied towards recertification provided the CEUs are earned during the certification period.
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Will this course help prepare me for the Certified Welding Inspector Exam?

Yes. The Certified Welding Inspector Fundamentals Exam (Part A) contains questions concerning the topics covered in this course. This course is designed to help prepare participants for this section of the exam.

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