AWS Welding Handbook

Eighth Edition, Volume 3
Materials and Applications, Part 1


Covers nonferrous metals, plastics, composites, and ceramics; specialized topics on maintenance and repair welding; underwater welding and cutting. Includes applications of the specific metals and processes, weldability, safe practices.

This volume represents a considerable expansion of the information on topics contained in previous editions, complete with practical application data and color illustrations to guide you. (ISBN 0-87171-470-1)

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PREFACE
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
CONTRIBUTORS

CHAPTER 1--ALUMINUM AND ALUMINUM ALLOYS
  • Introduction
  • Safe Practices
  • Arc Welding
  • Stud Welding
  • Electron Beam Welding
  • Laser Beam Welding
  • Resistance Welding
  • Solid-State Welding
  • Oxyfuel Gas Welding
  • Welding Aluminum Castings
  • Brazing
  • Soldering
  • Adhesive Bonding
  • Joining to Other Metals
  • Arc Cutting
  • Properties and Performance of Weldments
  • Applications
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 2--MAGNESIUM AND MAGNESIUM ALLOYS
  • Introduction
  • Alloy
  • Surface Preparation
  • Arc Welding
  • Resistance Welding
  • Oxyfuel Gas Welding
  • Other Welding Processes
  • Brazing
  • Soldering
  • Plasma Arc Cutting
  • Safe Practices
  • Applications
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 3--COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS
  • Introduction
  • Alloys
  • Joining Process Selection
  • Welding
  • Brazing
  • Soldering
  • Applications
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 4--NICKEL AND COBALT ALLOYS
  • Introduction
  • Metal Characteristics
  • Alloy Groups
  • Surface Preparation
  • Arc Welding
  • Dissimilar Metals
  • Oxyacetylene Welding
  • Resistance Welding
  • Electron Beam Welding
  • Laser Beam Welding
  • Fabrication for High Temperature Service
  • Brazing
  • Soldering
  • Thermal Cutting
  • Safe Practices
  • Applications
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 5--LEAD AND ZINC
  • Welding and Soldering of Lead
  • Welding and Soldering of Zinc
  • Safety and Health
  • Applications
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 6--PLASTICS
  • Introduction
  • Welding Methods for Thermoplastics
  • Weld Quality Assessment
  • Health and Safety Issues
  • Applications
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 7--COMPOSITES
  • Welding of Polymeric Composites
  • Applications of Polymeric Composites
  • Welding of Metal-Matrix Composites
  • Applications of Metal-Matrix Composites
  • Health and Safety Issues
  • Bibliography

CHAPTER 8--CERAMICS
  • Introduction
  • Ceramic Materials
  • Joining Processes
  • Safety and Health Considerations
  • Industry Needs
  • Applications
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 9--MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR WELDING
  • Introduction
  • A Systematic Approach to Maintenance and Repair Welding
  • Applications
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 10--UNDERWATER WELDING AND CUTTING
  • Introduction
  • Safety in Underwater Welding and Cutting
  • Underwater Welding
  • Underwater Welding Specifications
  • Underwater Inspection
  • Underwater Thermal Cutting
  • Applications
  • Supplementary Reading List

WELDING HANDBOOK INDEX OF MAJOR SUBJECTS
INDEX

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