Modern Welding is a comprehensive text that has long been the standard for teaching theory, fundamentals, equipment, and techniques of welding technology. This text provides thorough coverage of common welding and cutting processes, including gas tungsten arc welding, gas metal arc welding, flux-cored arc welding, shielded metal arc welding, oxyfuel gas welding and cutting, plasma arc cutting, and resistance welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The text also includes extensive instruction in welding symbol interpretation, metallurgy and heat treatments, weld testing and inspection, and employment in the welding field.
- Prepares students for AWS SENSE Level 1 and Level 2 certification, with enough information to cover a two-year curriculum.
- Strong emphasis is placed on all aspects of safety, including respiratory protection, to ensure that safe practices are followed from education to career.
- Sections may be taught sequentially or independently, allowing for flexible customization to match your curriculum.
- Photos, art, and videos have been designed to convey maximum learning.