Fabrication and Welding Engineering

Fabrication and Welding Engineering provides extensive knowledge of the principles of sheet-metal fabrication and welding engineering. As per the statement of author, Roger Timings, the manual consists of a detailed course on the principles of welding and basic of sheet-metal fabrication. The handbook reveals the required applications for various vocational courses.

The handbook is helpful for students studying in different welding programs. It is also handy for various professionals like welders, fabricators, engineers, educators, etc. The following are the subjects to be covered in the book.

Fabrication and Welding Engineering by Roger Timings

Table of Contents:

Health and Safety-

  • Health, Safety and the Law
  • Employers’ Responsibilities
  • Employees’ Responsibilities
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Fire Fighting
  • Fire Precautions and Prevention
  • Accidents
  • 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)
  • Abbreviations
  • 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
  • Conventions
  • Redundant Views
  • Dimensioning
  • Welding Symbols
  • The Development of Surfaces
  • Interpenetration
  • Pictorial Views

Measuring and Marking Out-

  • Introduction
  • 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
  • Braze-Welding

Joining Processes (Welding)-

  • Fusion Welding
  • Oxy-Acetylene Welding
  • Manual Metal-Arc Welding
  • Workshop Testing of Welds
  • Miscellaneous Fusion Welding Processes
  • Work-Holding Devices for Fusion Welding
  • Resistance Welding
  • Further Welding Processes

Composite Fabrication Processes and Adhesive Bonding-

  • Introduction
  • Lamination
  • Fibre Reinforcement
  • Particle Reinforcement
  • The Manipulation and Fabrication of Polymers (Plastics)
  • Adhesive Bonding
  • Adhesive Bonding of Metals

Thus, the above-mentioned welding handbook is beneficial for many students and working peoples. They can consult the content of a book for study and job purposes.

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