Layout and Fabrication II Syllabus for 2021-2022
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WLDG-2372-020 Layout and Fabrication II


Prerequisite: WLDG 1317 with minimum grade of C

Course Description

An intermediate course in layout and fabrication. Includes design and production of shop layout and fabrication. Emphasis placed on symbols, blueprints, written specification and pattern development.

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(3 sem hrs; 2 lec, 2 lab)

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On Campus Course

Syllabus Information




ISBN 0-02-802500-8


Triangular Architect Scale

0.7mm Mechanical Pencil with extra leads (or 5mm)

10" 30/60 Degree Triangle

8" 45 Degree Triangle

Vinyl Eraser

Drafting Tape or Dots

Drafting Quality Compass with beam extension

24" T-Square

French Curve Set (3 pc)


Leather Gloves

Safety Classes

Cutting Goggles

Oxy-fuel Cutting Torch and striker

Welding Hood

Chipping Hammer

Wire Brush

Heavy Long Sleeved Pants and Shirt

Pipe Wrap-a-round


Student Performance

Layout and Fabrication

  1. Read a steel rule/tape measure accurately.
  2. Apply math where needed.
  3. Know and apply geometric construction principles.
  4. Know and draw orthographic projections.
  5. Use orthographic projections to develop templates for pipe intersections (fittings).
  6. Understand the safe use of steel cutting and welding equipment.
  7. Fabricate pipe intersections and fittings from templates using oxyacetylene torches, angle grinders, and SMAW welders.

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Notebook & Class Equipment
Students are required to take notes during lectures and should maintain a class notebook. Notebook should contain handouts, reference material, formula sheets, test, assignments, and task list. Student shall furnish a scientific calculator and personal protective equipment to include safety glasses. Student shall have their own personal hand tools similar to those on the department service tool list. Student shall furnish necessary computer media for information transfer. Student shall furnish required text and Handyman Pocket Handbook.
Shop Policy
Read safety handouts provided, use common sense, maintain safe shop practices, keep your Lab clean, and orderly. Keep all safety shields/guards, and equipment in place at all times. Notify your Instructor of faulty wiring/equipment, worn or damaged tools, or missing parts. No horseplay is allowed whatsoever. Academic disciplinary measures will be promptly administered to offending person(s). Please help the Instructor to maintain order so that he can be free to use your time for more effective teaching, and less time housekeeping. We all can enjoy the benefits of an effective and conducive learning environment. Remember to use your safety glasses when entering the shop area. Always perform proper Lock-out / Tag-out.
Tools, Equipment, and Clothing
Students shall wear appropriate clothing to perform any work task assigned, to include the required Amarillo College Technical Education logo shirt.  Tools and equipment specified for this class and any preliminary class in the curriculum are to be furnished by the student. Failure to dress for work or bring needed equipment will count as an absence. All tools should be properly used and cared for, thus allowing for longevity and safety of both the user and the tool.
Stealing, vandalism, or pilferage will be dealt with severely!! No drugs, tobacco, drinks, or food allowed!
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Grading Criteria

Final (Overall) Grade Policy:
The final overall grade will be computed using the following relevant components:


Layout and Fabrication Projects/performance
Written Tests
Completion of Textbook Assignments/Notebook


Assigned written material from the textbook appropriate to each day's classroom and shop projects is to be completed prior to class time.  Tests 2 and 3 will be over the assigned material.


Attendance and participation in class and lab is regarded as a requirement and an obligation for learning practice oriented disciplines. Students are responsible for participating in an attendance record management system as designated by the instructor. Attendance / participation grade points may also reflect homework; class preparation; punctuality; housekeeping; proper dress; and required equipment, supplies, and text.


Class 1: Class Orientation, shop safety            TENATIVE SCHEDULE

Class 2: Instruction and practice in basic drafting skills and techniques

Class 3: Continue with practice in basic drafting skills and techniques

Class 4: Mitered fittings;  2-piece and multi-piece 90 degree ells

Class 5: Continue with Mitered fittings; TEST 1; Basic drafting skills

Class 6: Mitered fittings;  Wyes and crosses; 90 degree and odd angles

Class 7: Saddle fittings; concentric, 90 degree and odd angles

Class 8: Continue with Saddle fittings; TEST 2

Class 9: Saddle fittings; eccentric, 90 degree and odd angles

Class 10: Continue with Saddle fittings

Class 11: Concentric and eccentric reducers

Class 12: Orange Peel and blunt head caps

Class 13: Orange peel and blunt head caps; TEST 3

Class 14: Vent hoods and railing intersections

Class 15:Working with factory pipe weld fittings

Class 15: Final Exam















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05/23/22 5:20 PM