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

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Dec 27, 2010


Drawing on 50+ years of combined instructional experience, the authors of Welding fuse simplicity and technology to deliver exactly what today’s students need. Built from the ground up -- beginning with an experienced author team’s vision and an extensively reviewed table of contents -- Welding provides essential coverage of safety, theory, key skills, easy-to-read reference charts and tables, detailed step-by-step procedures, and much more. Clear and concise, this consistently-organized, reader-friendly text flows logically and includes just the right amount of information for today’s student.  


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Table of Contents

PART I.           Introductory Materials

1.         Welding Jobs and Employment Skills

2.         Welding Safety


PART II.          Commonly Used Welding Processes

3.         Shielded Metal Arc Welding

4.         Gas Metal Arc Welding

5.         Flux Cored Arc Welding

6.         Gas Tungsten Arc Welding


PART III.         Other Welding and Related Processes

7.         Other Welding Processes

8.         Cutting Processes


PART IV.        Metals and Alloys

9.         Metals and Welding Metallurgy

10.       Welding Alloys


PART V.          Welding Related Concentrations

11.       Welding Symbols

12.       Welding Codes and Testing

13.       Welding Design

14.       Welding Costs

15.       Power Sources


PART VI.        Supplementary Information

Appendix A.    Troubleshooting

Appendix B.    Conversion

Appendix C.    Properties

Appendix D.     Pipes and Beams

Appendix E.     Load Strength

Appendix F.     Periodic Table



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