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Welding, CourseSmart eTextbook

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

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 24, 2011

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For all courses in welding, and related courses in topics such as welding safety, welding codes, destructive and non-destructive weld testing, welding symbols, welding metallurgy, and welding power sources.


Written by welding instructors, this brand-new welding textbook is designed from the ground up to help students achieve more in less time. Comprehensive, concise, richly detailed, and cleanly designed; Welding relies on striking images, easy-to-read reference charts and tables, and detailed step-by-step procedures. It covers crucial introductory material such as employment and safety; common processes; other welding and related processes, metals, and alloys; and related concentrations such as symbols, codes, and costs. It also presents thorough coverage of key topics such as testing and materials weldability that can be found in no other text.

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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$71.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-612192-3