INTRODUCTION. Introduction to Welding. Safety in Welding. SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING. Shielded Metal Arc Equipment, Setup, and Operation. Shielded Metal Arc Welding of Plate. Shielded Metal Arc Welding of Pipe. Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding. CUTTING AND GOUGING. Flame Cutting. Plasma Arc Cutting. Related Cutting Processes. GAS SHIELDED WELDING. Gas Metal Arc Welding Equipment, Setup, and Operation. Gas Metal Arc Welding. Flux Cored Arc Welding Equipment, Setup, and Operation. Flux Cored Arc Welding. Other Constant-potential Welding Processes. Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Equipment, Setup, Operation, and Filler Metals. Gas Tungsten Arc Welding of Plate. Gas Tungsten Arc Welding of Pipe. RELATED PROCESSES. Welding Joint Design, Welding Symbols, and Fabrication. Welding Codes, Standards, and Costs. Testing and Inspection of Welds. Welder Certification. Railroad Welding. RELATED PROCESSES AND TECHNOLOGY. Welding Metallurgy. Weldability of Metals. Filler Metal Selection. Welding Automation and Robotics. Other Welding Processes. OXYFUEL. Oxyfuel Welding and Cutting Equipment, Setup, and Operation. Oxyfuel Gases and Filler Metals. Oxyacetylene Welding. Soldering, Brazing, and Braze Welding
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About the Author
Larry F. Jeffus has over forty years experience as a dedicated classroom teacher and is the author of several Delmar Cengage Learning welding publications. Prior to retiring from teaching, Professor Jeffus taught at Eastfield College, part of the Dallas County Community College District. Since retiring from full-time teaching, he remains very active in the welding community, especially in the field of education. He serves on several welding program technical advisory committees and has visited high school, college, and technical campuses in more than forty states and four foreign countries. Professor Jeffus was selected as Outstanding Post-Secondary Technical Educator in the State of Texas by the Texas Technical Society. Professor Jeffus has served for six years as a board member on the Texas Workforce Investment Council in the Texas Governor's office where he works to develop a skilled workforce and bring economic development to the state. He is a member of the Apprenticeship Project Leadership Team where he helps establish apprenticeship training programs for Texas, and he has made numerous trips to Washington lobbying for vocational and technical education. Larry F. Jeffus holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and has completed post graduate studies.