Modern Welding Technology, 5th Edition

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9780131836914: Modern Welding Technology, 5th Edition

For courses in Basic Welding and Welding Technology. This well-respected, introductory welding text contains coverage of the latest codes, materials, and processes necessary to become proficient in an ever more complex industry. The technology of welding is growing and the book's focus on arc welding processes and the use of steel in construction reflect those changes-while continuing to provide a comprehensive coverage of basic principles and theory.

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This edition has been up-dated to cover all the latest materials, processes, and codes. There is new information on high strength metals, laser welding, arc and oxyacetylene welding, and ANSI standards to balance the coverage of principles and theory.

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Here is a new edition of the classic text/reference in the area of introductory welding. This unique combination of theory and practice will provide readers with a strong foundation for success in both the field and in further study of welding, metallurgy, manufacturing design, and more.


  • A new section on underwater cutting.
  • Chgapter 1, "Surveying the Welding Industry," has been updated and rewritten.
  • New and revised American Welding Society definitions have been added.
  • Water jet cutting and automatic shape cutting have been expanded.
  • Robotic welding and computer control systems have been updated to reflect the latest technology.
  • New coverage of packaging filler materials.
  • Computer Aided Design and its use in finite element analysis has been added at an elementary level.
  • New reference section reflect the latest industry specifications.
  • New and replacement illustrations provide a more modern look.

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