Synopses & Reviews
Welding Technology Fundamentals covers the equipment and techniques associated with the welding and cutting processes most widely used in industry today. These processes include oxyfuel gas welding and cutting, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, flux cored arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, and resistance welding. In-depth coverage of weld inspection and testing, welder qualification, welding symbols, and weld shop safety is also included in the text. The text is organized into eight sections, which can be studied independently or in sequence. In addition to its easy-to-understand format, this text is extensively illustrated and includes many tables and charts for selecting the variables required to make a good weld. This text provides a solid preparation for AWS SENSE Level 1–Entry Welder certification.
Activities are designed to help students review content and develop critical thinking skills. A wide variety of activities is provided for various learning styles.