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Fabrication and Welding Engineering

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ISBN-10: 0750666919

ISBN-13: 9780750666916

Edition: 2008

Authors: Roger Timings

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Fabrication & Welding Engineering is a brand new text from the leading engineering author Roger Timings, which offers a fully up to date textbook resource for this area of mechanical engineering and workshop practice. Taking into account the current trend in industry that sees several workshop skill areas addressed concurrently within the workforce, and the reflection of this in current teaching practice, Roger Timings provides a highly practical and accessible text that presents both fabrication and welding engineering together in one volume. This unrivalled comprehensive level of coverage is made readily accessible to newcomers in the field through extensive use of illustrations to…    
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Book details

List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 596
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Acknowledgements of figures and tables
Health and safety
Health, safety and the law
Employers' responsibilities
Employees' responsibilities
Electrical hazards
Fire fighting
Fire precautions and prevention
First aid
Personal protection
Hazards in the workplace
Manual lifting
Mechanical lifting equipment
Use of lifting equipment
Accessories for lifting gear
Useful knots for fibre ropes
Inspection (lifting equipment)
Oxy-acetylene welding
Arc-welding equipment (mains operated)
Working on site
Personal development
Basic relationships
Relationship with managers, supervisors and instructors
Attitude and behaviour
Implementing company policy
Creating and maintaining effective working relationships with other people
Engineering materials and heat treatment
States of matter
Properties of materials
Classification of materials
Ferrous metals (plain carbon steels)
Ferrous metals (alloy steels)
Ferrous metals (cast irons)
Non-ferrous metals and alloys
The identification of metals
Non-metals (natural)
Non-metals (synthetic)
Forms of supply
Heat treatment processes (introduction)
Heat treatment processes (safety)
The heat treatment of plain carbon steels
The heat treatment of non-ferrous metals and alloys
Heat-treatment furnaces
Temperature measurement
Atmosphere control
Using and communicating technical information
Selection of information sources
Interpretation of information (graphical)
Interpretation of information (tables, charts and schedules)
Evaluating engineering information
Recording and processing engineering information
Methods of record keeping
Communications (miscellaneous)
Engineering drawing (introduction)
First angle orthographic drawing
Third angle orthographic drawing
Redundant views
Welding symbols
The development of surfaces
Pictorial views
Measuring and marking out
Linear measurement
Angular measurement
Correct use of measuring equipment
Marking out equipment (tools for making lines)
Marking out equipment (tools for providing guidance)
Marking out equipment (tools for providing support)
Techniques for marking out
The need for templates
The manufacture of templates
The use of templates
Condition and care of equipment
Material removal
Cutting tool principles
The application of basic cutting tool angles to hand tools
Drilling, drilling machines and routing
Shearing sheet metal
Portable power tools
Blanking (stamping and piercing)
Flame cutting
Sheet and plate metalwork
Sheet and plate metalwork (introduction)
Roll-bending sheet metal and plate
Flow forming sheet metal
The principles of metal spinning
Swaging sheet metal
Basic fabrication procedures
Structural steelwork and pipework
Rolled steel sections
Typical structural steel connections and assemblies
Trusses and lattice frames
Web stiffeners
Fabricated lightweight beams
Castellated beams
Pipework (setting out bends)
Pipe bending
Pipe fitting
Joining processes (mechanical connections)
Mechanical connections (threaded)
Hand reamers and reaming
Riveted joints
Pop Diveting
Self secured joints
Folding and jointing allowance
The Pittsburgh lock
Joining processes (soldering, brazing and braze-welding)
Soft soldering
Soft-soldered joints using lead-free solders
Hard soldering (brazing)
Aluminium brazing
Types of brazed joints
Joining processes (welding)
Fusion welding
Oxy-acetylene welding
Manual metal-arc welding
Workshop testing of welds
Miscellaneous fusion welding processes
Workholding devices for fusion welding
Resistance welding
Further welding processes
Composite fabrication processes and adhesive bonding
Fibre reinforcement
Particle reinforcement
The manipulation and fabrication of polymers (plastics)
Adhesive bonding
Adhesive bonding of metals
Appendix A