Blueprint Reading for Welders

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-11-19
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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Complete, hands-on practice in reading and interpreting blueprints. Step-by-step, students will develop the necessary skills to interpret all types of working sketches and prints-from the simplest to the most complex. The spiral binding makes it easier than ever before to use this book side-by-side with blueprints! Completely updated to American Welding Society and ANSI standards and now features new chapters on CAD and ISO standards.ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor's Manual, ISBN: 0-7668-0912-9

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: Basic Lines and Views
UNIT 2: Sketching
UNIT 3: Notes and Specifications
UNIT 4: Dimensions
UNIT 5: Bill of Materials
UNIT 6: Structural Shapes
UNIT 7: Other Views
UNIT 8: Sections
UNIT 9: Detail, Assembly, and Subassembly Prints
UNIT 10: Welding Symbols and Abbreviations
UNIT 11: Basic Joints for Weldment Fabrications
UNIT 12: Fillet Welds
UNIT 13: Groove Welds
UNIT 14: Back or Backing and Melt-Thru Welds
UNIT 15: Plug and Slot Welds
UNIT 16: Surfacing Welds
UNIT 17: Edge Welds
UNIT 18: Spot Welds
UNIT 19: Projection Welds
UNIT 20: Seam Welds
UNIT 21: Stud Welds
UNIT 22: Applied Metrics for Welders
UNIT 23: Pipe-Welding Symbols
UNIT 24: Dual Dimensioning
UNIT 25: Inspection and Examination
UNIT 26: International Standard Symbols for Welding
UNIT 27: Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD)
APPENDIX 1: Inch-Millimeter Equivalents
APPENDIX 2: Structural Metal Shape Designations
APPENDIX 3: Pipe Dimensions and Weights
APPENDIX 4: Drill Dimensions Chart
APPENDIX 5: Steel Rule Diagram
APPENDIX 6: Metric Threads--Fine and Coarse
INDEX OF TABLES: Common types of lines used on a print
Standard gages--wire, sheet, plate
Size specifications for structural shapes
Material abbreviations
Letter designations for welding processes
Letter designations for cutting processes
Letter designations applying welding processes
SI base Units
SI supplementary units
Derived units pertaining to welding
Comparison of decimal numeration to prefixes
Listing of coarse and fine metric thread sizes
Constants for metric conversions
Nondestructive testing symbols
Conversion tables
Elementary symbols
Supplementary symbols
ISO symbols--main dimensions
Examples of the use of elementary symbols
Examples of application of supplementary symbols
Examples of combinations of elementary symbols
Examples of combinations of elementary and supplementary symbols
Examples of exceptional cases
Comparison of ISO symbols to AWS symbols
Additional AWS Symbols for which there are no comparable ISO symbols

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