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A Quick Guide to Welding and Weld Inspection.

Author: S E Hughes
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2009.
Series: Woodhead Publishing series in welding and other joining technologies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A concise and accessible guide to the knowledge required to fulfil the role of a welding inspector. In covering both European and US-based codes, the book gives those wishing to gain certification in welding inspection a basic all-round understanding of the main subject matter. A concise and accessible guide to the knowledge required to fulfil the role of a welding inspectorCovers both European and US-based  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hughes, S E.
A Quick Guide to Welding and Weld Inspection.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S E Hughes
ISBN: 9781845697679 1845697677
OCLC Number: 871225153
Description: 1 online resource (153 pages).
Contents: Cover; A Quick Guide to Welding and Weld Inspection; Copyright; Contents; Foreword by Series Editor; Introduction; A 10 Minute Guide; 1. What is the difference between the main welding processes? (four minutes); 2. Why use welding symbols? (one minute); 3. What are codes and standards? (one minute); 4. What is welding procedure qualification? (one minute); 5. Why does a welder need qualification? (one minute); 6. What are welding defects? (two minutes); Chapter 1 Abbreviations, Terminology and Welding Symbols; Abbreviations; Common terms; Joint terminology; Weld terminology. Drawing rules and weld symbolsChapter 2 Duties of a Welding Inspector; Before welding; During welding; After welding; Repairs; Chapter 3 Analysis of a Fusion Weld; Components of a welded joint; What makes a good fusion weld?; Weld joint: preparation methods; Weld joint: shape; Residual stress and distortion; Minimising stresses and distortion; Chapter 4 Materials and Their Weldability; Carbon equivalency; Classification of steels; Alloying elements; Material properties; Heat treatment of steels; Chapter 5 Welding Processes; Manual metal arc (MMA)/shielded metal arc welding (SMAW). Metal inert gas (MIG)/metal active gas (MAG)/gas metal arc welding (GMAW)Flux-cored arc welding (FCAW); Tungsten inert gas (TIG)/gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW); Submerged arc welding (SAW); Chapter 6 Non-destructive and Destructive Testing; Liquid penetrant testing (PT); Magnetic particle testing (MT); Ultrasonic testing (UT); Radiographic testing (RT); Tension tests; Bend tests; Charpy tests; Hardness testing; Macro samples; Micro samples; Fillet fracture test; Butt weld fracture test (nick break); Chapter 7 Fracture Modes and Welding Defects; Imperfection categories. Hydrogen-induced cold cracking (HICC)Solidification cracking; Reheat cracking; Lamellar tearing; Weld decay; Porosity; Solid inclusions; Lack of fusion; Incomplete root penetration; Root concavity; Excessive root penetration; Overlap; Underfill; Undercut; Crater pipe; Burn-through; Root oxidation; Arc strike; Spatter; Magnetic arc blow; Chapter 8 Codes, Standards and Documentation; Codes and standards; The PED and UK PER; Welding procedure qualifications; Procedure qualification record (PQR); Welding procedure specification (WPS); Welder qualifications; Chapter 9 Health and Safety. Health and Safety at Work ActElectrical safety; Welding/cutting process safety; Personal protective equipment (PPE); Gases and fumes; COSHH and workplace exposure limits (WEL); Lifting equipment/pressure system requirements; Hand tools and grinding machines; Other precautions before welding starts; Causes of accidents; Permit-to-work; Tanks and drums; Index.
Series Title: Woodhead Publishing series in welding and other joining technologies.

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A concise and accessible guide to the knowledge required to fulfil the role of a welding inspector. In covering both European and US-based codes, the book gives those wishing to gain certification in welding inspection a basic all-round understanding of the main subject matter. A concise and accessible guide to the knowledge required to fulfil the role of a welding inspectorCovers both European and US-based codesGives those wishing to gain certification in welding inspection a basic all-round understanding of the main subject matter.

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