Now in its eighth edition, this hands-on blueprint reading guide contains the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of welding symbols and their application to welding prints and practices. Blueprint Reading for Welders, 8th Edition provides the knowledge needed to interpret all types of working sketches and prints, from the simplest to the most complex, through step-by-step instructions. Both AWS and ISO welding symbols are included, along with prints at the end of each unit. The book’s advanced coverage includes auxiliary views, detail views, projections, sections, and detail and assembly drawings. This latest edition incorporates changes that reflect the most current weld symbols, dimensioning practices, and specifications used on prints, so readers can feel confident they are getting cutting-edge information that they can easily apply to work in the field.
Basic Lines and Views.
Notes and Specifications.
Bill of Materials.
Detail, Assembly, and Subassembly Prints.
Welding Symbols and Abbreviations.
Basic Joints for Weldmont Fabrications.
Back or Backing and Melt-Thru Welds.
Plug and Slot Welds.
Surfacing Welds .
Applied Metrics for Welders.
Inspection and Testing.
International Standard Symbols for Welding.
Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD).
Introduction to Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
Appendix 1: Inch-Millimeter Equivalents.
Appendix 2: Structural Metal Shape Designations.
Appendix 3: Pipe Dimentions and Weights.
Appendix 4: Table Conversion of Pipe Sizes to Metric.
Appendix 5: Drill Dimensions Chart.
Appendix 6: Steel Rule Diagrams.
Appendix 7: Metric Threads-Fine and Coarse.
Appendix 8: Computer Glossary.
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