For all courses in welding and fabrication that cover blueprint reading.
This book offers students a simple, logical, easy-to-understand path to reading and understanding the drawings that are most commonly found in the welding and fabrication industries. Each chapter clearly presents objectives and key terms, and offers practical exercises. Each chapter also provides a supplement with bite-size, easy-to-follow explanations of the mathematics that welders need in order to successfully interpret prints. Throughout, the author emphasizes the codes, standards, and industrial practices students will be most likely to encounter. Concepts and terminology from the American Welding Society (AWS) and The Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) are used throughout.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Print Reading
2. Types of Lines
3. Basic Drawing Views
5. Notes & Specifications
7. Weld Joints
8. Weld Types
9. Introduction to Welding Symbols
10. Advanced Welding Symbols
11. Additional Views
12. Drawing Standards
13. Additional Drawing Concepts
14. Review Exercises
Appendix A. Acronyms, Abbreviations & Letter Designations
Appendix B. Common Fraction, Decimal Fraction, Millimeter Conversions
Appendix C. Millimeter, Decimal Fraction, Common Fraction Conversions
Appendix D. Fraction and Decimal Equivalents
Appendix E. Welded and Seamless Wrought Steel Pipe Chart for Selected Pipe Sizes
Appendix F. ASME Y14.5 and ISO Symbol Comparison Chart
Appendix G. Master Chart of Welding and Joining Processes
Appendix H. American Welding Society Welding Symbol Chart
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Print Reading for Welding and Fabrication, CourseSmart eTextbook
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$60.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-612190-9