The AWS Welding Handbook series is considered to be the best ever published. Written in descriptive, everyday language, it offers ample detail to satisfy the welding professional while providing understanding to students and those new to the field. Generously illustrated with over 400 figures, many in full color, and 95 tables in 16 chapters.
Begin with the underlying science of welding:
- Physics of welding
- Heat flow
- Stresses and distortion
- And basic metallurgy
Practical technology on design for welding, fixtures and positioners, welding symbols, automation and control accompany special appendices covering definitions, joint types and positions. A metric practice guide is useful for any reader.