Designed to provide a basic understanding of the destructive and non-destructive testing methods used in the inspections and testing of welded joints. The course will cover welding code interpretation, pre- weld joint preparation, post-welding test sample formation and preparation, types of destructive and non-destructive testing methods, and weld defect identification. In addition to the actual testing of weld joints, the course will include the preparation of written welding certification reports according to applicable codes. Research project will be assigned. Course fee required. One-hour lecture, four-hour lab
Offered Spring for 3 Semester hours.