AUTO 202 Welded Panel Replacement (2)
Credit, Degree Applicable
This course involves the various methods and techniques of cutting, fastening, and joining of metals and metal parts as they relate to vehicle body and frame structures, including plasma arc cutting, electric spot, MIG (Metal Inert Gas), gas welding, brazing, and epoxy-joining processes.
Offered Fall semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Summarize and use all body shop safety practices related to metal cutting, welding, joining, and painting equipment.
- Outcome 2: Demonstrate the various types of cutting, welding, and joining tools and equipment necessary in replacing welded panels.
- Outcome 3: Select correct materials for each job and know their basic purposes.
- Outcome 4: Differentiate vehicle structures, types, composition materials, and metals.
- Outcome 5: Identify different types of fusion welding and be able to describe and demonstrate their use.
- Outcome 6: Summarize oxyacetylene welding equipment's safe use in auto body repair and demonstrate welding, heating, cutting, brazing and soldering techniques.
- Outcome 7: Summarize the basic steps in removing and replacing a welded vehicle panel.
- Outcome 8: Examine and demonstrate corrosion protection and refinishing techniques.
- Outcome 9: Calculate repair costs by writing up an estimate, outline sequence for estimating damage, make damage repair judgement, convert labor times to dollar costs, and estimate material costs.
- Outcome 10: Assess ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification test questions on welded panel replacement.