Synopses & Reviews
With the uncomplicated writing style and step-by-step explanations that made previous editions so successful, Quality Hand Soldering and Circuit Board Repair, 5E has been updated to provide readers the cutting edge information needed to thrive in the industry. Focusing on the production and repair of circuit boards, the book begins with the basics of soldering and the requirements for a reliable solder connection. Readers are then guided through a variety of circuit board repairs, from conformal coating identification and removal to different types of track/pad repairs, burn repairs and edge connector repairs. Coverage of lead-free soldering and its unique properties is included for the first time in the 5th edition, reflecting current industry trends to ensure that technicians have the skills and knowledge needed to remain competitive and in accordance with international standards.
About the Author
H. (Ted) Smith is the Owner and Instructor of Quality Soldering Technology in Ontario, Canada. He has been certified by the Canadian military and as a Category C Instructor/Examiner by the United States Department of Defense. Mr. Smith is also certified continuously by Pace, Inc., of Annapolis Junction, Maryland, and IPC. He has provided training at numerous colleges throughout Nova Scotia, Canada, for students as well as teachers.
Table of Contents
'General Soldering Information.Soldering Techniques.Stripping and Tinning Stranded Wires.Installing and Soldering Tinned Wires.Components-Through Hole Mount (THM).Components-Surface Mount Technology (SMT).Desoldering-THM and SMT.Evaluation.Conformal Coatings and Solder Masks.Pad and Track Repairs.Run/Track/Trace Repairs.Burn Repairs.Edge Connectors/Fingers. Modifications.Glossary\n