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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 Online Reader
Titanium Welding 101: Best GTA Practices · Fifty Years of Nonvacuum Electron Beam Welding · The Other Resistance Process: Cross Wire Welding
·  The Welding of Titanium and Its Alloys *A PVD Joining Hybrid Process for manufacturing Complex Metal Composites *Weld-Bottom Macrosegregation Caused by Dissimlar Filler Metals *Transferring Electron Beam Welding Parameters Using the Enhanced Modified Faraday Cup

November Online Reader
Building Tank Cars from the Ground Up · Securing Containers of Radioactive Materials · Decisions to Make before Automating
·  AWS Adds Two-Run Option for Flux-Electrode Classification ·  *Fusion-Boundary Macrosegregation in Dissimilar-Filler Metal Al-Cu Welds *Sulfide-Induced Corrosion of Copper-Silver-Phosphorus Brazed Joints in Welding Transformers *Response of Exothermic Additions to the Flux Cored Arc Welding Electrode - Part 2 *The Discontinuous Weld Bead Defect in High-Speed Gas Metal Arc Welds

October Online Reader
Innovative Repair Quickly Returns Nuclear Power Plant to Service · Laser Hybrid Welding in the Automotive Industry · Hybrid Welding: An Alternative to SAW
·  Practical Applications for Hybrid Laser Welding ·  A Preview of the Thermal Spray Pavilion ·  Demystifying GMAW Gun Ratings ·  Students Learn Modern Skills from Ancient Reptiles · A Brief History of Filler Metals · Welding Offers Women New Career Opportunities · *Response of Exothermic Additions to the Flux Cored Arc Welding Electrode - Part 1 *Fusion-Boundary Macrosegregation in Dissimilar-Filler Welds *Improving Reliability of Heat Transfer and Materials Flow Calculations during Friction Stir Welding of Disssimilar Aluminum Alloys *Image Processing for Measurement of Three-Dimensional GTA Weld Pool Surface

September Online Reader
What Your Distributor Can Offer You · Environmental Mandates and Soldering Technology: The Path Forward · Advancing the Science of Automatic Brazing
·  Determining Solder Alloy and Base Metal Compatibility ·  Brazing Ceramic to Stainless Steel Enhanced by Surface Modification ·  Brazing Titanium for Structural and Vehicle Applications ·  A Study on the Effect of Brazing Time on Element Diffusion ·  *Simulation Study of a Hybrid Process for the Prevention of Weld Bead Hump Formation *Failure of Welded Floor Truss Connections from the Exterior Wall during Collapse of the World Trade Center Towers *Control of Diffusible Weld Metal Hydrogen through Flux Chemistry Modification *The Influence of Molybdenum on Stainless Steel Weld Microstructures

August Online Reader
Company Takes Its Shop to the Utah Wilderness · P91 and Beyond · Modular Fixturing Helps Fab Shop Maintain Tight Tolerances
·  Tips for GTA Welding 4130 Chrome-Moly Steel Tubing ·  *Computational Kinetics Simulation of the Dissolution and Coarsening in the HAZ during Laser Welding of 6061-T6 Al-Alloy *The Influence of Oxygen on the Nitrogen Content of Autogenous Stainless Steel Arc Welds *Double-Electrode GMAW Process and Control *A Look at the Optimization of Robot Welding Speed Based on Process Modeling *Repair Techniques for Fusion Reactor Applications

July Online Reader
How to Choose Electrodes for Joining High-Strength Steels · Energy Saving Tips for Ducted Weld Fume Systems · Selecting and Caring for Flux Cored Wire
·  Design Considerations for Robotic Welding Cell Safety ·  Sorting out Certifications for Welding Consumables *Comparison of Friction Stir Weldments and Submerged Arc Weldments in HSLA-65 Steel *Variable AC Polarity GTAW Fusion Behavior in 5083 Aluminum *Thermal Stresses in Butt-Jointed Thick Plates from Different Materials *Examining the Bimetallic Joint of Orthorhombic Titanium Aluminide and Titanium Alloy (Diffusion Welding)

June Online Reader
Exploring Methods for Measuring Pipe Weld Toughness · Ultrasonic Welding Plays Key Role in Photovoltaic Cell Assembly ·  Historic Welding Project Now Declassified · Techniques for Successfully Welding Alloy Pipe ·
Underwater Cables Joined with Orbital Welding · Using Mechanized Welding on Large-Diameter Pipes · the weld-wide web · *Tensile and Fracture Behavior of Pulsed Gas Metal Arc-Welded Al-Cu-Li · *The Effect of Coatings on the Resistance Spot Welding Behavior of 780 MPa Dual-Phase Steel · *The Effect of Chromium on the Weldability and Microstructure of Fe-Cr-Al Weld Cladding · *Low-Speed Laser Welding of Aluminum Alloy 7075-T6 Using a 300-W, Single-Mode, Ytterbium Fiber Laser.

May Online Reader
Investigating Fiber Lasers for Shipbuilding and Marine Construction · Stainless Steel Welding Soars to New Heights ·  Laser Beam Welding: Benefits, Strategies, and Applications · The Greatest Story Never Told: EB Welding on the F-14 ·
Advanced Laser Technology Applied to Cladding and Buildup · Improving Laser Welding Efficiency ·   *Effects of Sheet Surface Conditions on Electrode Life in Resistance Welding Aluminum · *Optimum Evaluation for Electron Beam Weldments of AZ61A-F Extruded Plates · *Application of Magnetic Pulse Welding for Aluminum Alloys and SPCC Steel Sheet Joints · *Weldability Evaluation of Supermartensitic Stainless Pipe Steels *Prediction of Element Transfer in Submerged Arc Welding.

April Online Reader
'Project Lead the Way' Attracts Students to Engineering Careers ·Applying Lean to Welding Operations · Unions Offer Comprehensive Welder Training · Undergraduate Welding Research at LeTourneau University ·
Company Tackles Welder Shortage by Opening Welding School · Plus the American Welder: Assuring Accurate Preheat Temperatures· Understanding the New Hexavelent Chromium Standards · College Program Grooms Hish Schoolers for Welding Careers · *Effects of Sheet Surface Conditions on Electrode Life in Resistance Welding Aluminum · *A Wavelet Transform-Based Approach for Joint Tracking in Gas Metal Arc Welding · *A look at the Statistical Identification of Critical Process Parameters in Friction Stir Welding · *Examination of Crater Crack Formation in Nitrogen-Containing Austenitic Stainless Steel Welds.

March WJ CoverMarch Online Reader
Intelligent Vision Boosts Robot Payback ·AWS 2006 Expo in Review · Sturdy Exam Tables Rely on Robotic Welding · Plus Brazing and Soldering Today: Advancements in Flux Cored and Flux Coated Brazing Products ·
The Brazer's Question: Paste or Preforms? · Challenges in Attaining Lead-Free Solders · Comparison of Braze and Solder Materials for Joining Titanium to Composites · Soldering Aluminum Matrix Composites · *Fabrication of a Carbon Steel-to-Stinless Steel Transition Joint Using Direct Laser Deposition - A Feasibility Study · *Influence of Lubricants on Electrode Life in Resistance Spot Welding of Aluminum Alloys · *Estimation of Weld Quality in High-Frequency Electric Resistance Welding with Image Processing

February WJ CoverFebruary Online Reader
Reducing Shrinkage Voids in Resistance Spot Welds ·New AWS D1.8 Seismic Welding Supplement Outlined · Making Resistance Spot Welding Safer · Inspecting RSW Electrodes and Welds with Laser-Based Imaging ·
Reducing Resistance Welding Costs · *A Methodology for Prediction of Fusion Zone Shape · *A New Proposal of HAZ Toughness Evaluation Method: Part 2 - HAZ Toughness Formulation by Chemical Compositions · *Technical Note: Martensite Formation in Austenitic/Ferritic Dissimilar Alloy Welds

January WJ CoverJanuary Online Reader
Investing in Welding's Future ·Welding Superalloys for Aerospace Applications · Electron Beam Brazing for In-Space Construction · What's New in Cutting ·
Laser Engineered Net Shaping Advances Additive Manufacturing and Repair · *A New Proposal of HAZ Toughness Evaluation Method - Part 1: HAZ Toughness of Structural Steel in Multilayer and Single-Layer Weld Joints · *Measuring On-Line and Off-Line Noncontact Ultrasound Time of Flight Weld Penetration Depth · *Effects of Fusion Zone Size and Failure Mode on Peak Load and Energy Absorption of Advanced Hish-Strength Steel Spot Welds · *Tailoring Fillet Weld Geometry Using a Genetic Algorithm and Neural Network Trained with Convective Heat Flow Calculations