PRACTICAL APPLICATION FOR ESTIMATING AND LAYOUT

  • Program: Welding and Metal Fabrication
  • Course: Practical Application for Estimating and Layout
  • Course #: WLDG1010
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course covers the fundamental information and practices required to properly estimate the amount of materials necessary for various manufacturing processes. The student will use common problem solving methods and will convert units of measure that are utilized in the manufacturing industry. The student will interpret the geometry of commonly used materials and study their manufacturing application trends. Various methods of material layout will also be practiced along with an introduction to the use of basic welding and cutting equipment.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Practice industry safety procedures
Determine material quantities
Interpret various measuring units
Identify measuring tools
Lay out geometric profiles
Measure geometric features
Solve problems with equations
Produce lab projects
Operate welding and cutting equipment

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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