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Welding And Materials Joining Engineering (WEMJ)
Department of Engineering

WEMJ 2021   Welding Fundamentals Laboratory
Laboratory experience in welding, using low hydrogen, other shielded metal arc electrodes, and gas tungsten arc welding. Class 1. Lab 3. Prerequisite: ENGR 1311 or METC 1311. Corequisites: WEMJ 2022

WEMJ 2022   Welding Fundamentals
Fundamentals of welding, theory and principles. Includes basic welding power sources, electric arcs, electrode classifications, welding symbols, joint selection and preparation, introduction to welding processes, procedures, economics, and cost estimation. Class 2. Prerequisite: ENGR 1311 or METC 1311. Corequisites: WEMJ 2021

WEMJ 2614   Welding Methods
A study of 14 different welding and related methods of joining metals. Laboratory experience includes such processes as oxy-fuel gas, gas metal arc, flux cored arc, and gas tungsten arc welding. Class 3. Lab 3. Prerequisites: WEMJ 2021 and WEMJ 2022. (Spring)

WEMJ 2623   Joining Processes
A study of 13 different welding and related methods of joining metals. Laboratory experience includes such processes as laser beam, ultrasonic spot, atomic hydrogen, electric resistance spot, arc air gouging, and submerged arc welding. Mechanical testing and metallography of completed welds is included. Class 2. Lab 3. Prerequisites: WEMJ 2021 and WEMJ 2022. (Fall)

WEMJ 3313   Welding Metallurgy
Basic study of microstructural changes associated with welding thermal cycles; non-equilibrium solidification and heat-affected zone transformation phenomena; microstructure/property relationships, weld discontinuity formation, and weldability testing. Class 3. Prerequisite or Corequisite: GETC 2313 or ENGR 2313 (Spring)

WEMJ 4941-4993   Special Topics
Individual or group research, development, or design. Special permission only. Class 1-3.