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PFPB 1305 Basic Blueprint Reading for Pipefitters. CIP 4605020008
Reading and interpreting working drawings. Includes symbols and abbreviations and the use of sketching techniques to create isometric and multiview drawings of piping and piping components. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)
Prerequisite: None.
 
PFPB 1308 Basic Pipefitting Skills. CIP 4605020008
Mathematical operations necessary to calculate laying lengths of threaded pipe fabrication. Identification and use of hand tools and power tools. Identification of pipe, pipe fittings, flanges, and fasteners used in the trade. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)
Prerequisite: None.
 
PFPB 1335 Mechanical Drafting for Plumbing/PipefittingCIP 4605030008 
A course in the production of detail drawings with dimensioning and tolerances, the use of sectioning techniques, common fasteners, pictorial drawings including bill of materials. (3SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)

 

PFPB 1336 Basic Computer-Aided Drafting for Plumbing/ Pipefitting. CIP 4605030008
An introduction to computer-aided drafting (CAD). Emphasis on setup, creating and modifying geometry; storing and retrieving predefined shapes; placing, rotating, and scaling objects, adding text and dimensions, using layers, coordinate systems, and plot/ print to scale. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)
 
PFPB 1380 Cooperative Education I - Pipefitter. CIP 460502000
Career related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (3 SCH, 1 lecture, 20 lab) Prerequisite: Approval of the division chair.
 
PFPB 1381 Cooperative Education II - Pipefitter. CIP 4605020008
Career related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (3 SCH, 1 lecture, 20 lab)
Prerequisite: PFPB 1380 and approval of the division chair.
 
PFPB 2307 Pipe Fabrication and Installation I. CIP 4605020008
Pipe fabrication procedures of threaded, socketweld, and buttweld pipe joints. Includes pipe and tube bending with hand benders, saddling in and saddling on pipe braces to pipe headers, and fabrication and installation of pipe supports. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)
Prerequisite: None.
 
PFPB 2308 Piping Standards and Materials. CIP 4605020008
Identification, description, and application of piping standards and specifications. Includes identification and use of various metallic and non-metallic piping materials, identification and installation of valves, and material take-offs. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)
Prerequisite: None.
 
PFPB 2341 Pipe Fabrication and Installation II. CIP 4605020008
Advanced pipe fabrication procedures of threaded, socketweld, and buttweld pipe joints. Layout and fabrication of vertical, horizontal, and rolling off-sets using 45-degree fittings and odd-angle fittings. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)
Prerequisite: None.
 
PFPB 2349 Field Measuring, Sketching and Layout. CIP 4605020008
Use, care, and setup of transit and level. Includes field dimensioning, sketching, and layout of future process piping. Emphasizes advanced trade math including the use of trigonometric functions and tables. (3 SCH, 2 lecture, 2 lab)
Prerequisite: None.
 
PFPB 2380 Cooperative Education III - Pipefitter. CIP 4605020008
Career related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. (3 SCH, 1 lecture, 20 lab)
Prerequisite: PFPB 1381 and approval of the division chair.​

 

 

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Horace Buchanan
Professor
Office: H-204A
Phone: (979) 230-3292
Horace.Buchanan@brazosport.edu
 
Ron Bonnette
Division Chair
Office: D.200A
Phone: (979) 230-3394
Ron.Bonnette@brazosport.edu 
 
Judy Gutierrez
Office Professional
Office: D.200B
Phone: (979) 230-3229
Judy.Gutierrez@brazosport.edu
 

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