Advanced welding processes : technologies and process control / John Norrish.Material type: TextSeries: Woodhead Publishing in materialsPublication details: Cambridge : Woodhead Pub. : Maney Pub., 2006.Edition: [New ed.]Description: 1 online resource ( vii, 288 pages) : illustrationsContent type:
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Originally published by IOP Publishing in 1992.
Published on behalf of the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-278) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
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Cover; Advanced welding processes: Technologies and process control; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 An introduction to welding processes; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Conventional welding processes; 1.3 Summary; 2 Advanced process development trends; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Safety and environmental factors; 2.3 Skill and training requirements; 2.4 Areas for development; 2.5 Process application trends; 2.6 Summary; 3 Welding power source technology; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Basic power source requirements; 3.3 Conventional power source designs; 3.4 Electronic power regulation systems.
3.5 Output level, sequence and function control3.6 Practical implications of electronic power regulation and control; 3.7 Summary; 4 Filler materials for arc welding; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 MMAW consumables; 4.3 Submerged arc welding consumables; 4.4 Filler wires for GMAW and FCAW; 4.5 Summary; 5 Gases for advanced welding processes; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Shielding gases for arc welding processes; 5.3 Gases for laser welding; 5.4 Summary; 6 Advanced gas tungsten arc welding; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Process developments; 6.3 Process variants; 6.4 Control of GTAW and related processes; 6.5 Summary.
7 Gas metal arc welding7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Metal transfer in GMAW; 7.3 The physics of metal transfer; 7.4 Summary: metal transfer phenomena; 7.5 Control of conventional GMAW; 7.6 Summary: process control; 7.7 Recent developments in the GMAW process; 7.8 Summary; 8 High-energy density processes; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Plasma keyhole welding; 8.3 Laser welding; 8.4 Electron beam welding; 8.5 Summary; 9 Narrow-gap welding techniques; 9.1 Introduction; 9.2 Principles and features of narrow-gap welding; 9.3 Narrow-gap welding processes; 9.4 Summary and implications.
10 Monitoring and control of welding processes10.1 Introduction; 10.2 Manual control techniques; 10.3 Monitoring; 10.4 Automated control techniques; 10.5 Summary and implications; 11 Welding automation and robotics; 11.1 Introduction; 11.2 Automation options; 11.3 Simple mechanization; 11.4 Dedicated and special-purpose automation; 11.5 Robotic welding; 11.6 Modular automation; 11.7 Programmable control; 11.8 Remote-control slave and automated systems; 11.9 Advances in welding automation; 11.10 Evaluation of and justification for automated welding; 11.11 Summary; Appendices.
Appendix 1: Welding processes classificationAppendix 2: Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) electrode classification; BS 639; American Welding Society (AWS) Standard A5.1; Appendix 3: Burn-off characteristics; a; b; c; d; Appendix 4: American, Australian and European FCAW classification systems; Designation characteristics; Australian classification of consumables; European classification of ferritic GMAW consumables; Appendix 5: Flux-cored wire for surfacing and wear resistance; Appendix 6: Plasma keyhole welding parameters; Appendix 7: Plasma keyhole welding of titanium; References; Index.