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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 20, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

TRAN 125 Mechanical Principles

5 credits
This course focuses on the principles and safety of welding and refrigeration.

Prerequisites: ABED 046  (or equivalent placement score for ENGL 093  or higher) and ABED 040  (or equivalent placement score for MATH 087  or higher)

Corequisites: TRAN 110 , TRAN 112 , and TRAN 113 

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify the relationship of welding as an industry to the transportation trades and apply this knowledge to making career and future training decisions.
  • Use the appropriate types of common and specialized welding techniques in the transportation industry
  • Determine the proper welding technique for each type of metal.
  • Follow safety laws, shop safety rules and use safety equipment properly.
  • Follow hazardous materials laws, and regulations and handle hazardous properly.
  • Set up and perform the following tasks:
    • Gas Welding
    • Mig Welding 
  • Follow the certification laws and standards of the mobile refrigeration industry
  • Follow the laws and rules of safety in the handling of refrigerant and other hazardous materials.
  • Apply knowledge of the laws and principles of refrigeration such as heat cold, change of state, and temperature-pressure relationships