Welding for Design Engineers by the Canadian Welding Bureau

welding for design engineers

Welding for Design Engineers is a comprehensive handbook dedicated to welding engineers. The book is published by the Canadian Welding Bureau. Besides this, it explains the importance of knowledge of civil engineering and welding engineering. So, the manual serves as a great troubleshooter for welding engineers all over the world.

Welding for Design Engineers by the Canadian Welding Bureau

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: Introduction

  • Introduction
  • Historical Background
  • Grouping of Welding Processes
  • The Welding Processes
  • Health and Safety
  • Wrong Terms and Definitions

Chapter 2: Welding Codes and Standards

  • Introduction
  • Purpose of Standard
  • Development of Standards
  • Administration of Standards
  • CSA Standard W47.1 – Certification of Companies for Fusion Welding of Steel
  • CSA Standard W47.2 – Certification of Companies for Fusion Welding of Aluminum
  • CSA Standard W48.01 – Filler Metals and Allied Materials for Metal Arc Welding
  • CSA Standard W59 – Welded Steel Construction (Metal Arc Welding)
  • CSA Standard W59.2 – Welded Aluminum Construction
  • CSA Standard S6 – Design of Highway Bridges
  • CSA Standard S16-01 – Limit State Design of Steel Structures
  • CSA Standard W186 – Welding of Reinforcing Bars in Reinforced Concrete Construction
  • CSA Standard W178.1 – Qualification Codes for Welding Inspection Organizations
  • CSA Standard W178.2 – Qualification Codes for Welding Inspectors
  • National Building Codes of Canada (NBC)
  • CSA Standard Z662 – Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • American Welding Society (AWS)
  • AWS Codes of D-Series
  • AWSA5 Specifications
  • ANSI/AWS D1.1 – Structural Welding Codes – Steel
  • ISO Standards (International Standards Organization)

Chapter 3: Weld Joints and Welding Symbols

  • Introduction
  • Definition of Joint
  • Definition of Weld
  • Groove Welds
  • Prequalified Joints
  • Positions of Welding
  • Joint Edge Preparation
  • Fundamental Concepts of Welding Symbols
  • Basic Weld Symbols
  • Supplementary Weld Symbols
  • Breaks in Arrow
  • Combined Weld Symbols
  • Information in Tail of Welding Symbol
  • The extent of Welding Denoted by Symbols
  • Multiple Reference Lines
  • Complete Penetration
  • Groove Welds
  • Fillet Welds
  • Plug Welds

Chapter 4: Metal Arc Welding Processes

  • Introduction
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
  • Submerged Arc Welding (SAW)

Chapter 5: Welding Metallurgy

  • Introduction
  • Basic Concept of Iron and Steel
  • Iron, Cast Iron and Steel
  • Phase Transformation During Heating and Cooling
  • Alloy Elements in Steels
  • How Does Hardness Affect Welding?
  • Heat Affect Zone (HAZ)
  • Weldability of Metals
  • Solidification Cracking
  • Strength and Toughness in the Weld Zone
  • Hydrogen Cracking
  • Heat Treatment of Steels
  • Influence of Welding on Mechanical Properties
  • Designation of Steels
  • Classification of Steels (Numbering System)

Chapter 6: Residual Stress and Distortion

  • Introduction
  • Expansion and Contraction of Metals
  • Coefficient of Thermal Expansion and Thermal Stress
  • Residual Stresses
  • Distortion
  • Welding Procedure and Distortion
  • Control and Correction of Distortions

Chapter 7: Fracture and Fatigue of Welded Structures

  • Introduction
  • Stress-Strain Relationship
  • Fracture of Steel Components
  • Fracture Surface
  • Cleavage
  • Grain Size Effect
  • Transition Temperature and Brittle Fracture
  • Effect of Strain Rate
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Stress State of Crack Tips
  • Stress Intensity Factor
  • Fatigue and Fatigue Cracks

Chapter 8: Welding Design

  • Introduction
  • Scope and Objectives
  • Design Principles
  • Shear Resistance
  • Fillet Weld Strength
  • Fillet Weld Group
  • Restrained Members and Movement Connections
  • Welding of Hollow Structural Sections (HSS)
  • Design Procedures
  • Sizing Welds

Chapter 9: Welds Faults and Inspection

  • Introduction
  • Weld Fault Characteristics
  • Distortion of Warpage
  • Dimensional Faults
  • Structural Faults in the Weld Zone
  • Fusion Faults
  • Cracking
  • Surface Defects
  • Defective Properties
  • Summary of Weld Faults
  • Welding Inspection
  • Method of Testing

Chapter 10: Weld Cost Estimating

  • Introduction
  • Consistent Application of Welding Methods
  • Cross-Sectional Area of Weld (At)
  • Excess Weld (X)
  • Unit Weight of Weld (M)
  • Weight of Weld Metal
  • Weld Metal Deposition Rate (D)
  • Shielding Gas (G)
  • Flux for Saw Process (F)
  • Process Deposition Factor (Dp)
  • Welder Operator Work Deficiency Factor (Dw)
  • Weld Cost Estimating Procedure
  • Computer Estimating

Thus, Welding for Design Engineers by The Canadian Welding Bureau is a stunning handbook for welding engineers.

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