Welding Journal - 2008

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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
Welding Steel Sheet with a Modified Short Circuiting Process · Brazing and Soldering Engineering Course Indtorduced at OSU · Understanding Resistance Spot Welding of Advanced High-Strength Steels · The Role of Tip Dressing in Modern Auto Body Construction · *Evaluation of Dissimilar Welds between Ferritic Stainless Steel Modified 12% Cr and Carbon Steel S355 · *Influence of Induction and Furnace Postweld Heat Treatment on Corrosion Properties of SAF2205 (UNS 31803)

November Online Reader
Reducing Mn Fumes through Electrode Development · The Experts Speak out on Issues Facing Our Industry · Nanofibers Offer Filtering Efficiency and Money Savings · How to Properly Care for Flame-Resistant Garments · Clean up with the Three Cs: Capture, Carry, Contain · Underwater Weldr Training from an Engineer's Prospective · Ohio State Engineering Students Take on the Moonbuggy Challenge · Novel Thermal Spray Technique Plants the Seed of Artistic Creativity · *Estimating Welding Preheat Requirements for Unknown Grades of Carbon and Low-Alloy Steels · *Effect of Martensite Start and Finish Temperature on Residual Stress Development in Structural Steel Welds.

October Online Reader
A New Road for Automotive Architectures · Protecting Sensors in the Weld Cell: The Fastedst Way to Increase Productivity · Study Yields Zero Weld Defects in Auto Seat Frames · Effects of Joint Clearance on the Capillary Rise of a Molten Filler Metal · Comparing Metal-Ceramic Brazing Methods · AWS Breaks New Ground with Soldering Specification · Head to Orlando for the Latest in Brazing and Soldering · *A Gleeble®-based Method for Ranking the Strain-Age Cracking Susceptibility of Ni-Based Superalloys · *Ductility-Dip Cracking Susceptibility of Nickel-Based Weld Metals Part 1: Strain-to-Fracture Testing · *Robotic Stud Welding Process Optimization with Designed Experiment

September Online Reader
A Novel Method for Preparing Welding Wire Surfaces
· A Preview of the 2008 Changes: D1.1, Structural Welding Code - Steel · Claddin in Marine Applications Using Direct-Diode Lasers · Nuclear Fuel Plate Fabrication Employing Friction Welding · Benefits of the Magnetic Pulse Process for Welding Dissimilar Metals · *Automatic Weld Planning by Finite Element Simulation and Iterative Learning · *Analysis of Metal Transfer and Correlated Influcences in Dual-Bypass GMAW of Aluminum · *Defining a Critical Weld Dilution to Avoid Solidification Cracking in Aluminum

August Online Reader
Thermal Spray Cooling Using Cryogenic Nitrogen
· Workforce Development Programs Combat Welder Shortage · Thermal Spray Techniques for Deep Bore Applications · Chicago Aims to Bring Manufacturing Jobs Back to the City · Cold Spray: A Solution for Architectural Glass · Off-Line Development of Robot Motion Programs ·  Engineer Motivates Texas Schools to Offer Career Courses in Welding · Comparison of Deposits of Wires Applied by Welding, Thermal Spraying, and Spray and Fuse · *Development of High-Temperature Air Braze Filler Metals for Use in Two-Step Joining and Sealing Processes · *Liquation Tendency and Liquid-Film Formation in Friction Stir Spot Welding · *Modeling and Analysis of the Arc Light Spectrum in GMAW.

July Online Reader
Packaging for Productivity
· Save Time and Money with Resistance Welding Simulation Software · Improved Pulsed Gas Metal Arc Welding Nets Higher Productivity · Welding Weaves Live Entertainment Magic · *Liquation of Mg Alloys in Friction Stir Spot Welding · *Experimental and Numerical Analysis of the Friction Welding Process for the 4340 Steel and Mild Steel Combinations · *A Friction-Based Finite Element Analysis of Ultrasonic Consolidation

June Online Reader
New Socket Weld Repair Method: Strong and Effective
· Ohio Welder Combines Artistry with Practicality ·  When to Specify Welded, Welded and Drawn, or Seamless Tubing · Welcome to Weld Camp · Mechanized Weld Buildup Repairs Coker · GMAW Options Offer Increased Productivity for Pipe Fab Shops · *Effect of GMAW Process and Material Conditions on DP 780 and TRIP 780 Welds · *Adams Lecture: A New Path Forward for Understanding Microstructural Evolution during Welding

May Online Reader
Selecting a Nondestructive Testing Method: Ultrasonic Testing
· Choosing Shielding Gases for Gas Metal Arc Welding · Utilizing a Predictive Tool for Designing Welded Aluminum Components · Using Inert Gases for Weld Purging · *Characterization of Titanium/Steel Joints Brazed in Vacuum · *The Welding Characteristics of a New Ni-Cr-Mo Alloy Designed to Resist Wet Process Phosphoric Acid · *Metal Transfer during GMAW with Thin Electrodes and Ar-CO2 Shielding Gas Mixtures

April Online Reader
Electrode Life: A Measure of System Performance in Plasma Cutting
· Pipeline Weld Discontinuities Too Small to Matter · Plasma Cutting Systems Combine Wersatility with Efficiency · Friction Stir Welding of Thick-Walled Aluminum Pressure Vessels · Addressing the Welder Shortage: Lessons from Alberta · Welding Instruction *Measurement and Analysis of Three-Dimensional Specular Gas Tungsten Arc Weld Pool Surface *Predicting Resistance Spot Weld Failure Modes in Shear Tension Tests of Advanced High-Strength Automotive Steels · *Characterization of Welding Fume from SMAW Electrodes - Part 1

March Online Reader
What it Takes to Be AWS Certified · Amporphous Filler Metals Offer Great Potential for Joining Magnesium Alloys · Joining of High-Strength Aluminum-Based Materials with Tin-Based Solders · A Look at the Development of Magnesium-Based Filler Metals · Advantages of Flux Cored Alloys for Open Air Brazing · *High-Strength Steel Weldin with Consumable Double-Electrode Gas Metal Arc Welding · *Characterization of High-Strength Steel Weld Metals: Chemical Composition, Microstructure, and Nonmetallic Inclusions · *Characterization Procedure for the Analysis of Arc Welding Fume

February Online Reader
Specialty Cored Wires for Weear and Corrrosion Applications · A Recap of the 2007 AWS Expo · Laser Cladding Basics · *The Mechanism of Ductility Dip Cracking in Nickel-Chromium Alloys · *Consumable Double-Electrode GMAW Part II: Monitoring, Modeling, and Control · *Observation of Arc Start Instability and Spatter Generation in GMAW

January Online Reader
Tips for Better Weld Finishing ·Navy Works to Extend Life of Hovercraft · Innovative Process Improves Welding of Sheet Metal Parts ·
*A New Approach to Quantitative Evaluation of a Design for Brazed Structures · *Consumable Double-Electrode GMAW - Part 1: The Process · *Effects of FTemporal Pulse Shaping on Cracking Susceptibility of 6061-T6 Aluminum Nd: YAG Laser Welds