Welding Journal - 2005

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The American Welding Society and Welding Journal
have set a course to expand access to the Welding Journal, and welding, joining, brazing, and cutting information. To better serve our membership the following issues of Welding Journal are available as PDF documents. Over the next months we will bring you each new issue of Welding Journal as well as work to make past issues available.

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December WJ CoverDecember Online Reader
A Simple Approach to Hot Tap and Repair Sleeve Welding · Laser Surfacing with Wire Feeding · Adding Elegance and Security through Custom Ironwork · Finite Element Modeling of Complex Welded Structures · *Fatigue Behavior of Welded Joints Part 1 - Statistical Methods for Fatigue Life Prediction (.pdf) · *A mechanism of Spatter Production from the Viewpoint of the Integral of Specific Current Action (.pdf) · The integral of specific current action was used to quantitatively explain the mechanism of spatter production · *Development of Requirements for Resistance Spot Welding Dual-Phase (DP600) Steels Part 2: Statistical Analyses and Process Maps (.pdf)

November WJ CoverNovember Online Reader
A Simple Approach to Hot Tap and Repair Sleeve Welding · What Can We Do About Our Ailing Bridges? · Optimizing Power Distribution for Lean Welding Processes · Maintenance and Repair Welding in the Open Sea · *Effects of Process Parameters on Angular Distortion of Gas Metal Arc Welded Structural Steel Plates (.pdf) · *Development of Requirements for Resistance Spot Weldin g Dual-Phase (DP600) Steels Part 1 — The Causes of Interfacial Fracture (.pdf)

October WJ CoverOctober Online Reader
Brazing in Space: Enabling the Next Frontier · *Zeroing in on a Lead-Free Solder Database · Brazing Magnesium Alloys and Magnesium Matrix Composites · Advanced Milling Technology Helps Identify Phase Transformations · Advanced Milling Technology Helps Identify Phase Transformations · Students Explore Welding In Space · Tube Welding: The Foundation for Building Your Own Motorcycle · How to Choose a Welding Glove · Estimation of Cooling Rate in the Welding of Plates with Intermediate Thickness · Particle Size Distribution of Gas Metal and Flux Cored Arc Welding Fumes

September WJ CoverSeptember Online Reader
How to Avoid Cracking in Aluminum Alloys · Update: Using Transparent Welding Curtains · Delayed Cracking in Multipass Welds · Work Cell Safety Begins at the Borders · Robot Boosts Productivity for Custom Bike Builder · Protecting Welders from Head to Toe · Selecting the Proper Wrist Support · Designing Joints for Ultrasonic Welding of Plastics · Influence of Procedure Variables on C-N-Mn-Ni-Mo Metal Cored Wire Ferritic All-Weld Metal

August WJ CoverAugust Online Reader
Guidelines for Laser Welding of Sheet Metal · International Welding Fair: Schweissen & Schneiden 2005 · A Look at Remote Laser Beam Welding · 2005 AWS Welding Show in Review · Make Laser Assist Gas Delivery Flexible · One Head Does It All · What Makes a Winning Weld: Tips from the Pros · The Fiber Laser — A Newcomer for Material Welding and Cutting · Anatomy of a Welding Tournament · Determination of Optimal Welding Conditions with a Controlled Random Search Procedure · Constraints-Based Modeling Enables Successful Development of a Welding Electrode Specification for Critical Navy Applications ·

July Online Reader
Aluminum Weld HAZ Fundamentals · Understanding Stainless Steel Heat-Affected Zones · Power Supply Designed for Small-Scale Resistance Spot Welding · Exploring Temper Bead Welding · Hobart Marks 75 Years of Welder Education · Standardization in Welding · Reliable Calculations of Heat and Fluid Flow during Conduction Mode Laser Welding Through Optimization of Uncertain Parameters · Properties and Sulfide Stress Cracking Resistance of Coarse-Grained Heat-Affected Zones in V-Microalloyed X60 Steel Pipe

June Online Reader
Tube Welding Using the Pressure Balancing Technique · Orbital Welding for Brazilian Space Applications · Cold Metal Transfer Has a Future Joining Steel to Aluminum · How to Cup Walk · Fabricating an Offshore Cantilevered Deck Structure · Available: Ready-to-Work Welding Technicians and Engineers · Chemical Analysis of Welding Fume Particles · Service Life of Tungsten Electrodes in Hyperbaric Dry Underwater Welding

May Online Reader
Cold Spray: A New Technology · Solid Wire vs. Metal Cored Wire: Which Should Be Used to Optimize the Robotic Process? · Online Filler Metal Help · Corrosion Testing of Austenitic Stainless Steel Weldments · Obelisk Stands Sentry to Honor Heroes · School Builds Its Reputation on Students' Successes · Temperature-Indicating Methods Are Tested · Selecting the Right Type of Portable Wire Feeder · An Experimental Study Determines the Electrical Contact Resistance in Resistance Welding · Microstructural Characterization of a Double-Sided Friction Stir Weld on a Superaustenitic Stainless Steel

April Online Reader
Building a Pipeline in the Heart of Africa · Guidelines for ImplementingRobotic Arc Welding · Impact of H2 in Shielding Gas for Welding Austenitic Stainless Steels · What to See in Big D · Influence of Molybdenum on Ferritic High-Strength SMAW All-Weld-Metal Properties · Liquation Cracking in Full Penetration Al-Si Welds

March Online Reader
Motivation Drives the Moraine Valley Weld Lab · Monitor Measures Students' Welds · The Great Debate: Plasma or Oxyfuel? · Research + Patience = Transfer to Production · For Hire: Hands-on Problem Solvers · Development of Flux and Filler Metal for Brazing Magnesium Alloy AZ31B · Processing of Alumina-Niobium Interfaces via Liquid-Film-Assisted Joining

February Online Reader
Ultrasonic Spot Welding: A New Tool for Aluminum Joining · Electroslag Welding on New York's Triborough Bridge · Retrofitting San Francisco's Bay Bridges to Withstand Earthquakes · AC Pulsed GMAW Improves Sheet Metal Joining · Electroslag Welding Makes Comeback for Fabricating Bridges· The Application of Artificial Neural Networks to Weld-Induced Deformation in Ship Plate· Development of a Lightweight Fume Hood for Handheld Welding Guns

January Online Reader
Advances in Robotic Welding Technology · Trends in Aluminum Resistance Spot Welding for the Auto Industry · Welding through the Years: Vincent C. Greco · AC or DC for Resistance Welding Dual-Phase 600? · Crawl-type Robot Tackles Difficult Jobs · Friction Stir Welding of 2219 Aluminum: Behavior of q (Al2Cu) particles · Intelligent Control of Pulsed GTAW with Filler Metal · Characterization of Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Resistance Welding Machines