Modern Welding Technology

Prentice Hall
Howard B. Cary / Scott Helzer  
Total pages
November 2004

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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.


NEW—Updated and revised content throughout–Specifically content on hybrid welding and stir friction welding.

~Provides students with the latest welding technical information and advancements in technology–in a rapidly moving field becoming more improved and productive.

Background concepts and basic welding techniques.

~Builds a strong foundation for students' knowledge and continuing study.

The latest standards, codes, and specifications provided by the AWS.

~Keeps students current with the most recent information on the use of high strength metals, laser welding, and arc and oxyacetylene welding.

Specifications for filler materials, electrodes, brazing fluxes, etc.

~Assembles material that is becoming more consistent with international standards.

Examples of welding problems, solutions, and failure analysis.

~Assists students in their handling of welding trouble spots.

Examination of the use of steel for industry and construction—Emphasizes the arc welding processes.

~Demonstrates the importance of selecting the proper application of welding, and gives students a more thorough understanding of what is needed.

Exploration of computer-aided processes.

~Alerts students to the popular and complex changes transforming and cleaning up the welder's environment.

Coverage of qualification and certification.

~Presents students with the latest information on the training of welding personnel.

An entire chapter devoted to welding power sources.

~Introduces new concepts that familiarize students with the current machines such as the inverter power source.

A focus on the stir friction welding process.

~Enables students to look at an important innovative laser process.

New to this Edition

Updated and revised content throughout—Specifically content on hybrid welding and stir friction welding.

~Provides students with the latest welding technical information and advancements in technology—in a rapidly moving field becoming more improved and productive.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Welding Background.
  • 2. Fundamentals of Welding.
  • 3. Welding Personnel, Training, and Certification.
  • 4. Safety and Health of Welders.
  • 5. Arc Welding With a Nonconsumable Electrode.
  • 6. Arc Welding with a Consumable Electrode.
  • 7. Gas Welding, Brazing, Soldering, and Solid-State Welding.
  • 8. Resistance, Electron Beam, and Laser Beam Welding and Cutting.
  • 9. Welding-Related Processes.
  • 10. Power Sources for Arc Welding.
  • 11. Other Welding Equipment.
  • 12. Mechanized, Automated, and Robotic Arc Welding.
  • 13. Electrodes and Filler Materials.
  • 14. Gases Used in Welding.
  • 15. Metals and Their Weldability.
  • 16. Welding Steels.
  • 17. Welding Nonferrous Metals.
  • 18. Welding Special and Dissimilar Metals.
  • 19. Design for Welding.
  • 20. Cost of Welding.
  • 21. Quality Control and Evaluation of Welds.
  • 22. Welding Specifications, Procedures, and Qualifications.
  • 23. Welding Problems and Solutions.
  • 24. Failure Analysis, Repair Welding, and Surfacing.
  • 25. Welding Pipe and Tubing.
  • 26. Special Welding Applications.
  • Appendices.
  • Index.