Welding: Principles and Applications / Edition 7

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Overview

This newly updated sixth edition of Welding: Principles and Applications features tight shots of actual welds to speed beginners to an understanding of a variety of different welding processes used today. Moving quickly from basic concepts to the study of today's most complex welding technologies, each section begins by introducing readers to the materials, equipment, setup procedures, and critical safety information they need to know to successfully execute a specific process. Remaining chapters in the section zero in on individual welding tasks and must-know techniques. Comprehensive coverage spans from specific welding processes to discussion of related topics, including welding metallurgy, metal fabrication, weld testing and inspection, joint design, and job costing. Objectives, key terms, review questions, lab experiments, and practice exercises in every chapter are also included to focus attention on information and skills required for success as a professional welder. Benefits:
• updated to include the most current welding technologies in use today, so readers can feel confident that they are well-prepared for entering today's welding field
• newly revised Companion Study Guide/Lab Manual makes it easy to gain hands-on welding practice
• updated information on Flux Cored Steel Electrode Identification and Metal Cored Steel Electrode Identification
• "success stories" profile real-life welders, capturing attention and motivating readers who may be considering welding as a career choice
• real-world features at the end of each chapter showcase real-life applications of the principles presented, maintaining reader interest while bridging the gap between theory and practice

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111039172
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/12/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 976
  • Sales rank: 47,876
  • Lexile: 1210L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Larry F. Jeffus has over forty years experience as a dedicated classroom teacher and is the author of several Delmar Cengage Learning welding publications. Prior to retiring from teaching, Professor Jeffus taught at Eastfield College, part of the Dallas County Community College District. Since retiring from full-time teaching, he remains very active in the welding community, especially in the field of education. He serves on several welding program technical advisory committees and has visited high school, college, and technical campuses in more than forty states and four foreign countries. Professor Jeffus was selected as Outstanding Post-Secondary Technical Educator in the State of Texas by the Texas Technical Society. Professor Jeffus has served for six years as a board member on the Texas Workforce Investment Council in the Texas Governor's office where he works to develop a skilled workforce and bring economic development to the state. He is a member of the Apprenticeship Project Leadership Team where he helps establish apprenticeship training programs for Texas, and he has made numerous trips to Washington lobbying for vocational and technical education. Larry F. Jeffus holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and has completed post graduate studies.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Welding. 2. Safety in Welding. 3. Shielded Metal Arc Equipment, Setup, and Operation. 4. Shielded Metal Arc Welding of Plate. 5. Shielded Metal Arc Welding of Pipe. 6. Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding. 7. Flame Cutting. 8. Plasma Arc Cutting. 9. Related Cutting Processes. 10. Gas Metal Arc Welding Equipment, Setup, and Operation. 11. Gas Metal Arc Welding. 12. Flux Cored Arc Welding Equipment, Setup, and Operation. 13. Flux Cored Arc Welding. 14. Other Constant Potential Welding Processes. 15. Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Equipment, Setup, Operation, and Filler Metals. 16. Gas Tungsten Arc Welding of Plate. 17. Gas Tungsten Arc Welding of Pipe. 18. Shop Math and Weld Cost. 19. Reading Technical Drawings. 20. Welding Joint Design and Welding Symbols. 21. Fabricating Techniques and Practices. 22. Welding Codes and Standards. 23. Testing and Inspection of Welds. 24. Welder Certification. 25. Welding Metallurgy. 26. Weldability of Metals. 27. Filler Metal Selection. 28. Welding Automation and Robotics. 29. Other Welding Processes. 30. Oxyfuel Welding and Cutting Equipment, Setup, and Operation. 31. Oxyfuel Gasses and Filler Metals. 32. Oxyacetylene Welding. 33. Soldering, Brazing, and Braze Welding.

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