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Overview

This exciting new book isolates the important skills of welding in today's collision market. Everything from the use for new welding equipment and techniques to plasma are cutting, sectioning, and brazing are covered. A thorough overview of collision repair methods, including MIG welding, TIG welding, and oxyacetylene welding gives the reader an understanding of current repair techniques. A substantial portion of the book is devoted to the subject of using automotive plastics in both unibody and traditional frame construction.

Larry Jeffus, Eastfield College (Emeritus)

Larry Jeffus is a welder with over 55 years of welding experience, and he has his own well-equipped welding shop. In his welding career he has passed many welding certification tests in a wide variety of processes, positions, and on many different material types and thicknesses. Larry has provided welding and professional consulting services locally, nationally, and internationally to major corporations, small businesses, government agencies, schools, colleges, and individuals. He is a Life Member of the American Welding Society. Larry Jeffus has over forty years experience as a dedicated classroom teacher and is the author of several Delmar Cengage Learning welding publications. Prior to retiring from teaching, Professor Jeffus taught at Eastfield College, part of the Dallas County Community College District. Since retiring from full-time teaching, he remains very active in the welding community, especially in the field of education. He serves on several welding program technical advisory committees and has visited high school, college, and technical campuses in more than forty states and four foreign countries. Professor Jeffus was selected as Outstanding Post-Secondary Technical Educator in the State of Texas by the Texas Technical Society. Professor Jeffus has served for 12 years as a board member on the Texas Workforce Investment Council in the Texas Governor's office where he works to develop a skilled workforce and bring economic development to the state. He served as a member of the Apprenticeship Project Leadership Team where he helped establish apprenticeship training programs for Texas, and he has made numerous trips to Washington lobbying for vocational and technical education. Larry Jeffus holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and has completed post graduate studies.
  • covers all of the techniques needed to be a skilled, well-rounded auto body technician
  • includes separate chapters on MIG Welding, Resistance Spot Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Oxyacetylene Welding, and Plasma Arc
  • complete coverage of plastic repair including materials, equipment, and methods
  • contains Glossary, Reference Table, Troubleshooting Guides, Decimal and Metric conversions, and Index
Welding Safety. Restoring a Vehicle's Structural Integrity. MIG Welding. MIG Techniques. MIG Welding Practices. Resistance Spot Welding (RSW). Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick Welding). Oxyaceteylene Welding. Brazing and Soldering. Plasma Arc and Flame Cutting. Plastic Repair Materials and Equipment. Plastic Repair Methods. Special Plastic and Fiberglass Repair Techniques. Glossary. Reference Tables. Troubleshooting Guides. Decimal and Metric Equivalents. Index

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Welding for Collision Repair

ISBN: 9780766809666
This exciting new book isolates the important skills of welding in today's collision market. Everything from the use for new welding equipment and techniques to plasma are cutting, sectioning, and brazing are covered. A thorough overview of collision repair methods, including MIG welding, TIG welding, and oxyacetylene welding gives the reader an understanding of current repair techniques. A substantial portion of the book is devoted to the subject of using automotive plastics in both unibody and traditional frame construction.

Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9780766809673

FOR STUDENTS

Welding for Collision Repair

ISBN: 9780766809666
This exciting new book isolates the important skills of welding in today's collision market. Everything from the use for new welding equipment and techniques to plasma are cutting, sectioning, and brazing are covered. A thorough overview of collision repair methods, including MIG welding, TIG welding, and oxyacetylene welding gives the reader an understanding of current repair techniques. A substantial portion of the book is devoted to the subject of using automotive plastics in both unibody and traditional frame construction. ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Manual/Answer Key, ISBN: 0-7668-0967-6