Welding Handbook - 9th Edition, Volume 5

Welding Handbook - 9th Edition, Volume 5

Materials and Applications, Part 2

New and extensively updated, Volume 5 of the Welding Handbook: Materials and Applications, Part 2 is an excellent reference source for engineers, designers, educators, technicians, and welders. Sixty seven experts from research labs, universities, manufacturers, and fabricators have collaborated on this volume to ensure the accuracy and currency of each of the 10 chapters.

The volume covers aluminum; magnesium; copper; nickel and cobalt; lead and zinc; titanium; reactive, reflective and precious metals; plastics; ceramics; and composites. Each chapter includes a thorough explanation of the metal or material, details of the welding processes used to join it, safe practices, and a comprehensive bibliography.

The volume includes more than 750 pages; 417 illustrations, which include photos, micro graphs, and line drawings; and 274 tables. Hardbound, 8 in. x 10 in. (ISBN: 978-0-87171-856-3)


Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
PREFACE
REVIEWERS
CONTRIBUTORS

CHAPTER 1--ALUMINUM AND ALUMINUM ALLOYS

  • Introduction
  • Aluminum Product Forms
  • Properties and Performance of Aluminum Weldments
  • Arc Welding of Aluminum
  • High Energy Beam Welding Processes
  • Resistance Welding
  • Solid-State Welding
  • Oxyfuel Gas Welding
  • Brazing
  • Soldering
  • Adhesive Bonding
  • Joining Aluminum to Dissimilar Metals
  • Arc Cutting
  • Applications
  • Safe Practices
  • Bibliography
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 2--MAGNESIUM AND MAGNESIUM ALLOYS

  • Introduction
  • Alloying Elements
  • Arc Welding
  • Resistance Welding
  • High-Energy Beam Welding
  • Solid-State Welding
  • Oxyfuel Gas Welding
  • Brazing
  • Soldering
  • Joining of Dissimilar Metals
  • Plasma Arc Cutting
  • Applications
  • Safe Practice
  • Bibliography
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 3--COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS

  • Introduction
  • Copper Alloys
  • High-Copper Alloys
  • Welding and Joining Processes
  • Filler Metals
  • Joint Designs for Copper Welds
  • Welding Conditions
  • Brazing
  • Soldering
  • Applications
  • Safe Practices
  • Bibliography
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 4--NICKEL AND COBALT ALLOYS

  • Introduction
  • Physical and Mechanical Properties
  • Alloy Groups
  • Surface Preparation for Welding
  • Arc Welding
  • Other Welding Processes
  • Fabrication for High-Temperature Service
  • Weld Cladding
  • Brazing
  • Soldering
  • Thermal Cutting
  • Applications
  • Safe Practices
  • Bibliography
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 5--LEAD AND ZINC

  • Introduction
  • Welding of Lead
  • Lead Soldering
  • Welding and Soldering of Zinc
  • Typical Applications for Lead
  • Typical Applications for Zinc
  • Safe Practices
  • Bibliography
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 6--TITANIIUM AND TITANIUM ALLOYS

  • Introduction
  • Physical Metallurgy of Titanium
  • Welding Metallurgy of Titanium and Titanium Alloys
  • Joint Processes for Titanium
  • Brazing
  • Thermal Cutting
  • Applications
  • Safe Practices
  • Bibliography
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 7--REACTIVE, REFRACTORY, AND PRECIOUS METALS

  • Introduction
  • Reactive Metals
  • Zirconium
  • Hafnium
  • Beryllium
  • Beryllium-Aluminum
  • Uranium
  • Refractory Metals
  • Tantalum
  • Niobium
  • Molybdenum and Tungsten
  • Rhenium
  • Precious Metals
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Platinum and Platinum Alloys
  • Palladium
  • Iridium
  • Osmium
  • Rhodium
  • Ruthenium
  • Applications
  • Safe Practices
  • Bibliography
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 8--PLASTICS

  • Introduction
  • Welding Processes for Thermoplastics
  • Weld Quality of Thermoplastics
  • Applications
  • Safe Practices
  • Bibliography
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 9--CERAMICS

  • Introduction
  • Ceramic Materials
  • Welding and Joining Processes
  • Applications
  • Safe Practices
  • Bibliography
  • Supplementary Reading List

CHAPTER 10--COMPOSITES

  • Introduction
  • Welding Polymeric Composites
  • Metal Matrix Composites
  • Safe Practices
  • Bibliography
  • Supplementary Reading List

APPENDIX A--SAFETY CODES AND OTHER STANDARDS
APPENDIX B--WELDING HANDBOOK REFERENCE GUIDE
MAJOR SUBJECT INDEX

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