Welding, 2nd edition

  • David J. Hoffman, 
  • Kevin R. Dahle, 
  • David J. Fisher

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Part 1 Introductory Materials

Chapter 1 Welding Jobs and Employment Skills

Chapter 2 Safety in Welding
Safety Overview
The Hazardous Materials Identification System
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Electrical Considerations
Secondary Welding Output
Gases and Fumes
Fire Prevention
Compressed Cylinders

Part 2 Commonly Used Welding Processes

Chapter 3 Shielded Metal Arc Welding
SMAW Safety
Power Source and Peripherals
Controls and Characteristics
SMAW Setup

Chapter 4 Gas Metal Arc Welding
Power Source and Peripherals
Controls and Characteristics
GMAW Setup
Modes of Metal Transfer
Shielding Gases 123

Chapter 5 Flux Cored Arc Welding
Power Source and Peripherals
Controls and Characteristics
FCAW Setup
Shielding Gases

Chapter 6 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
Power Source and Peripherals
Controls and Characteristics
Optional Controls and Characteristics
Filler Metal
Shielding Gases

Chapter 7 Pipe Welding
Pipe Welding Primer
Joint Preparation
Weld Joint Fit Up
Tack Welds
Root Pass Welding
Fill Pass Welding
Cap Pass Welding
Welding Tables

Part 3 Other Welding and Related Processes

Chapter 8 Other Welding Processes
Oxygen-Fuel Welding
Torch Shutdown
Plasma Arc Welding
Resistance Welding
Stud Welding
Submerged Arc Welding
Electroslag Welding
Solid State Welding Processes

Chapter 9 Cutting Processes
Cutting Terminology
Oxygen-Fuel Cutting
Step-By-Step Torch Shutdown
Air Carbon Arc Cutting
Plasma Arc Cutting
Laser Beam Cutting
Abrasive Water Jet Cutting

Part 4 Metals and Alloys

Chapter 10 Metals and Welding Metallurgy
Welding Metallurgy
Physical and Mechanical Properties of Metals
Metal Identification Methods
Crystalline Structure of Metals
Iron-Carbon Phase Diagram
Heat-Treating Processes
Welding Cooling Rate Effects
Transverse And Longitudinal Shrinkage

Chapter 11 Welding Ferrous Alloys
Welding Carbon and Low-Alloy Steels
Welding Stainless Steels
Welding Tool Steels
Welding Cast Irons

Chapter 12 Welding Nonferrous Alloys
Welding Aluminum
Welding Magnesium
Welding Nickel-Based Alloys
Welding Reactive Metals Titanium

Part 5 Welding Related Concentrations

Chapter 13 Welding Symbols
Welding Symbols
Weld Symbols
Fillet Weld Symbol
Seam Weld Symbol
Spot Weld Symbol
Projection Weld Symbol
Stud Weld Symbol
Plug Weld Symbol
Slot Weld Symbol
Groove Weld Symbols
Edge Weld Symbol
Surface Weld Symbol
NonDestructive Weld Symbols

Chapter 14 Welding Codes
The Welding Inspector--General
Codes, Standards, and Specifications
Welding Procedures
Essential and Nonessential Variables

Chapter 15 Weld Testing
Weld Testing
Testing Fillet Welds
Nondestructive Testing
Radiographic Testing
Ultrasonic Testing
Magnetic Particle Testing
Dye Penetrant Testing

Chapter 16 Power Sources
Electron Theory
Electrical Current
Direct Current
Alternating Current
Power Sources
Power Source Ratings

Part 6 Supplementary Information
Appendix A Troubleshooting
Appendix B Conversion
Appendix C Properties
Appendix D Pipes and Beams
Appendix E Load Strength
Appendix F Welding Formulas and Costs
Appendix G Periodic Table

Published by Pearson (July 30th 2021) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780137402410

Subject: Welding

Category: Welding

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