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This well-respected, introductory welding book contains coverage of the latest codes, materials, and processes necessary to become proficient in an ever more complex industry. The technology of welding is growing and the book's focus on arc welding processes and the use of steel in construction reflect those changes-while continuing to provide a comprehensive coverage of basic principles and theory. KEY TOPICS: Contains content on hybrid welding and stir friction welding; background concepts and basic welding techniques; the latest standards, codes, and specifications provided by the AWS; the most recent information on the use of high strength metals, laser welding, and arc and oxyacetylene welding; specifications for filler materials, electrodes, brazing fluxes, etc.; computer-aided welding processes; the latest information on the training of welding personnel; and welding power sources. MARKET: For any welding-related occupations, especially welding inspectors, technicians, or engineers.
Table of contents
1. Welding Background.
The Importance of Welding.
Welding Joins All Metals.
Historical Development of Welding.
The Welding Industry.
The Future of Welding.
2. Fundamentals of Welding.
Welding Processes and Grouping.
Methods of Applying Welding.
Welding Physics and Chemistry.
3. Welding Personnel, Training, and Certification.
The Work of the Welder.
The Job Outlook for Welders.
Where Welders Work.
Training Programs and Schools.
Qualifying and Certifying Welding Personnel.
4. Safety and Health of Welders.
Personnel Protection and Safety Rules.
Electric Shock Hazard.
Arc Radiation Hazard.
Air Contamination Hazard.
Fire and Explosion Hazard.
Compressed Gases Hazard.
Weld Cleaning and Other Hazards.
Safety for Specific Welding Processes and Occupations.
5. Arc Welding With a Nonconsumable Electrode.
The Nonconsumable Welding Arc.
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding.
Plasma Arc Welding.
Carbon Arc Welding.
Other Nonconsumable Arc Welding Processes.
6. Arc Welding with a Consumable Electrode.
The Consumable Welding Arc.
Metal Transfer Across the Arc.
Shielded Metal Arc Welding.
Gas Metal Arc Welding.
Flux-Cored Arc Welding.
Submerged Arc Welding.
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