This book describes all the metallurgical phenomena involved in the different welding processes. Practical examples of a wide variety of metals and alloys are provided, as well as an expert commentary on steel weldability and types of cracking.
Metallurgical presentation of the general welding processes and characteristics of the welding operation; Thermal and thermochemical study of welding; Introduction to the metallographical examination of welds; Formation of the fusion zone; Solidification of the weld metal; Solid phase transformations during welding (heating); Solid phase transformations during welding (cooling); Hardening and cold cracking in steel welding; Heat treatments for steel welds; Metallurgical aspects of destructive and non-destructive weld tests.
Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Welding and Other Joining Technologies
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: January 1991
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 0.5