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AWS WM1.4 : 1994

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WELDING METALLURGY 4TH EDITION, VOL. 1: FUNDAMENTALS
Published date

01-01-1994

Chapter One - Background to Welding Metallurgy
    MILESTONES IN WELDING HISTORY
    THE FUTURE OF WELDING
    WHAT IS WELDING METALLURGY?
    PUTTING WELDING METALLURGY TO USE
    WELDING TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES
    SUGGESTED READING
Chapter Two - The Structure of Metals
    ATOMS
    THE ELEMENTS
    AGGREGATES OF ATOMS
    FUNDAMENTALS OF CRYSTALS
    THE CRYSTALLINE STRUCTURE OF METALS
    THE IMPORTANCE OF A CRYSTALLINE STRUCTURE
    EXAMINATION OF METAL STRUCTURES
    FRACTOGRAPHY
    SUGGESTED READING
Chapter Three - The Properties of Metals
    STRUCTURE SENSITIVITY OF PROPERTIES
    DIRECTIONALITY IN PROPERTIES
    MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
    FRACTURE IN METALS
    FRACTURE MECHANICS: ASSESSMENT OF FRACTURE
    TOUGHNESS
    PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
    SUGGESTED READING
Chapter Four - Effects of Alloying Elements
    ALLOYING
    ALLOYING ELEMENTS IN IRON
    BENEFIT OF REVERSING THE ALLOYING TREND
    SUGGESTED READING
Chapter Five - Types of Steel and Their Manufacture
    GENERAL CATEGORIES OF IRON AND STEEL
    IRON PRODUCTION BY ORE REDUCTION
    CAST IRON
    WROUGHT IRON
    POWDER METALLURGY
    STEELMAKING PROCESSES
    SPECIAL MELTING PROCESSES
    FOUNDRY AND STEEL MILL OPERATIONS
    HOT WORKING OPERATIONS
    COLD FINISHING
    HEAT TREATMENT
    CONTINUOUS COATING OF STRIP STEEL IN COILS
    TYPES OF STEEL
    STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR STEELS
    CARBON AND ALLOY STEEL USED IN WELDED CONSTRUCTION
    THE FUTURE OF STEELS AND THEIR WELDABILITY
    SUGGESTED READING
Chapter Six - Welding Methods and Processes
    SOLID-STATE WELDING (SSW)
    FUSION WELDING
    BRAZING AND SOLDERING
    HEAT SOURCES FOR WELDING AND CUTTING
    THE WELDING AND CUTTING PROCESSES
    SOLID-STATE WELDING PROCESSES
    BRAZING AND SOLDERING PROCESSES
    SURFACING BY WELDING AND THERMAL SPRAY
    THERMAL CUTTING PROCESSES
    SUGGESTED READING
Chapter Seven - Temperature Changes in Welding
    TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    TEMPERATURE AND TIME IN WELDING
    CONTROL OF TEMPERATURE IN FUSION WELDING
    SUGGESTED READING
Chapter Eight - Fluxes, Slags, and Gases for Shielding
    OXIDATION OF IRON
    OXIDATION OF STEEL
    PREVENTING OXIDATION DURING WELDING
    SHIELDING THE JOINING PROCESSES FROM AIR
    SUGGESTED READING
Chapter Nine - Simple Welds in Iron and Steel
    FUSION WELDS
    SOLID-STATE WELDS
    MICROSTRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATIONS IN SOLID
    IRON AND STEEL
    PREDICTION OF MICROSTRUCTURES IN THE HEAT-AFFECTED
    ZONES OF WELDS
    TRANSFORMATIONS IN WELD METAL
    STUDY OF A TYPICAL FUSION WELD IN STEEL
    Weldment Property Testing
    Nondestructive Examination
    SUGGESTED READING
Appendixes
I. ACRONYMS FOR ORGANIZATIONS
II. STANDARD TERMINOLOGY REFERENCES
III. SYMBOLS USED IN TEXT AND TABLES
IV. ALPHABETS USED IN SCIENTIFIC NOTATION
V. ABBREVIATIONS & ALPHABETICAL DESIGNATIONS
VI. SI BASE UNITS
VII. STRESS CONVERSION: MPa - ksi
VIII. TEMPERATURE CONVERSION: CELSIUS - FAHRENHEIT
IX. THE ELEMENTS: SYMBOLS & PROPERTIES
X. THE ELEMENTS: ELECTRON CONFIGURATIONS
XI. ELECTRONIC DATABASES & COMPUTER PROGRAMS
Index

Builders, manufacturers, welding shops, colleges and universities will benefit from this valuable reference book, which places a lifetime of welding research and experience at their fingertips. It gives a practical insight into the science and technology of metals.

DocumentType
Standard
PublisherName
American Welding Society
Status
Current
Supersedes

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AWS PRGWM : 1999 PRACTICAL REFERENCE GUIDE TO WELDING METALLURGY: KEY CONCEPTS FOR WELDABILITY
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AWS EG4.0 : 1996 GUIDE FOR THE TRAINING AND QUALIFICATION OF WELDING PERSONNEL: LEVEL 3, EXPERT WELDER

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