Welding

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Date

March 28, 2011

Format

Paperback, 352 pages

ISBN

0071763872 / 9780071763875

$

Your Price

40.00



Overview


Main description

LEARN THE ART OF WELDING FROM THE GROUND UP

Filled with step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations, Welding, Second Edition provides an easy-to-follow introduction to oxyacetylene welding and cutting, soldering, and basic metal properties. You'll learn how to set up your workshop, properly use welding equipment, design projects, work safely, and get professional results--even if you have no experience. With coverage of the latest tools, materials, and techniques, this fully updated, hands-on guide serves as an ideal beginner's tutorial as well as an on-the-job reference for experienced welders.

Find out how to:

  • Work with oxyacetylene welding fuels, equipment, and supplies
  • Review other welding methods, including arc, tungsten inert gas, and gas metal arc welding
  • Understand the properties and weldability of various metals
  • Use the latest soldering tools and techniques
  • Master brazing, braze welding, cutting metal, and welding thicker metals
  • Follow welding safety procedures and troubleshoot problems
  • Test your knowledge with end-of-chapter review questions
  • Design and set up your own home workshop
  • Build metal projects, including a gate, fireplace grate, and workbench


Table of contents

Introduction--Welding, Soldering, and Brazing workers
Ch. 1. Oxyacetylene Welding Tools
Ch. 2. Oxyacetylene Welding Equipment
Ch. 3. Setting Up and Oxyacetylene Outfit
Ch. 4. Other Types of Welding and Equipment
Ch. 5. Metals and Their Properties
Ch. 6. Welding Supplies
Ch. 7. Soldering
Ch. 8. Brazing and Braze Welding
Ch. 9. Beginning Welding
Ch. 10. Welding Thicker Materials
Ch. 11. Protection and Problems
Ch. 12. Weldability of Certain Metals
Ch. 13. Cutting Metal
Ch. 14. Safety
Ch. 15. The Home Workshop
Ch. 16. Metal Projects
Glossary
Appendix
Index


Author comments

Don Geary is the author of more than 25 how-to books on a variety of shop and construction skills. He has written numerous articles that have appeared in Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, Family Handyman, and other publications.

Rex Miller is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at State University of New York—College at Buffalo, where he taught technical curriculums for more than 40 years. He has authored or coauthored more than 100 books for vocational and industrial arts programs, including Welding Licensing Exam Study Guide (McGraw-Hill).





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