Welding, 3rd edition

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

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Hallmark features of this title

Efficient, practical presentation

  • Each major welding process is presented in its own chapter for ease of navigation and class discussion.
  • Thorough chapters on metals and welding metallurgy and on welding alloys eliminate the need for separate metallurgy texts.

Engaging guidance

  • Step-by-step procedures break down the entire process of weld setups and techniques.
  • EXPANDED: 3D artwork, vibrant colors and exclusive photographs make the subject matter more compelling. This edition has 42 new pieces of artwork.

Learning aids

  • Reference charts and tables provide quick, easy access to critical information, such as welding parameters, shielding gases and electrode comparisons.
  • End-of-chapter questions and assignments provide study review and comprehension checks.

Published by Pearson (May 24th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780138173944

Subject: Welding

Category: Welding

Table of contents


  1. Welding Jobs and Employment Skills
  2. Safety in Welding


  1. Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  2. Gas Metal Arc Welding
  3. Flux Cored Arc Welding
  4. Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  5. Pipe Welding
  6. Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding


  1. Other Welding Processes
  2. Cutting Processes


  1. Metals and Welding Metallurgy
  2. Welding Ferrous Alloys
  3. Welding Nonferrous Alloys


  1. Welding Symbols
  2. Welding Codes
  3. Weld Testing
  4. Power Sources



  1. Troubleshooting
  2. Conversion
  3. Properties
  4. Pipes and Beams
  5. Load Strength
  6. Welding Formulas and Costs
  7. Periodic Table


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