Modern Welding Technology, 6th edition

  • Howard B. Cary
  • Scott Helzer

Modern Welding Technology

ISBN-13:  9780131130296

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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.
  • 2. Fundamentals of Welding.
  • 3. Welding Personnel, Training, and Certification.
  • 4. Safety and Health of Welders.
  • 5. Arc Welding With a Nonconsumable Electrode.
  • 6. Arc Welding with a Consumable Electrode.
  • 7. Gas Welding, Brazing, Soldering, and Solid-State Welding.
  • 8. Resistance, Electron Beam, and Laser Beam Welding and Cutting.
  • 9. Welding-Related Processes.
  • 10. Power Sources for Arc Welding.
  • 11. Other Welding Equipment.
  • 12. Mechanized, Automated, and Robotic Arc Welding.
  • 13. Electrodes and Filler Materials.
  • 14. Gases Used in Welding.
  • 15. Metals and Their Weldability.
  • 16. Welding Steels.
  • 17. Welding Nonferrous Metals.
  • 18. Welding Special and Dissimilar Metals.
  • 19. Design for Welding.
  • 20. Cost of Welding.
  • 21. Quality Control and Evaluation of Welds.
  • 22. Welding Specifications, Procedures, and Qualifications.
  • 23. Welding Problems and Solutions.
  • 24. Failure Analysis, Repair Welding, and Surfacing.
  • 25. Welding Pipe and Tubing.
  • 26. Special Welding Applications.
  • Appendices.
  • Index.

Published by Pearson (November 10th 2004) - Copyright © 2005