Introduction to the standard practice of joining plate using the open root and backing bars techniques. The E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes are used. All position welding of plate of various joint designs, including variation of bevels, is also covered. 2 Credits (0 Lecture - 6 Lab) Prerequisite(s): WEL114 and WEL116. Corequisite(s): WEL230. Fall Only.