PIPE WELDING, 1E is a comprehensive guide to pipe welding that will help you take your career potential to the next level. In the surging pipe welding job market, you need to not only know basic welding techniques, such as pipe layout and assembly, you also need to master welding techniques like SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, and GTAW processes. This textbook is the practical guide that can help you become a safe, effective, and marketable pipe welder.
Introduction to pipe welding -- Welding safety -- Shop math -- Blueprint reading and welding symbols -- Thermal-cutting processes -- Pipe joint design and preparation -- Pipe fit-up and alignment -- Shielded metal arc welding of pipe -- Gas metal arc welding of pipe -- Flux cored arc welding of pipe -- Gas tungsten arc welding of pipe -- Pipe welding with multiple processes -- Machine and automatic pipe welding -- Filler metals -- Welding metallurgy -- Weld discontinuities and defects -- Pipe weld repairs -- Testing and inspecting welds -- Pipe welding certification: welding procedures -- Pipe threads -- Appendix : I. Student welding report and/or SENSE record ; II. AWS SENSE drawing detail form ; III. AWS SENSE workmanship sample drawing form.