Advancements in Intelligent Gas Metal Arc Welding Systems

Advancements in Intelligent Gas Metal Arc Welding Systems

Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition - June 23, 2021

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  • Author: Paul Kah
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128239056
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128239063

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Advancements in Intelligent Gas Metal Arc Welding Systems: Fundamentals and Applications presents the latest on gas metal arc welding which plays a significant role in modern manufacturing industries and accounts for about 70% of welding processes. The importance of advancements in GMAW cannot be underestimated as they can lead to more efficient production strategies, resource savings and quality improvements. This book provides an overview of various aspects associated with GMAW, starting from the theoretical basis and ending with characteristics of industrial applications and control methods. Additional sections cover processes associated with welding and welding control, such as fuzzy logic, artificial neural networks, and others.

Key Features

  • Provides an up-to-date overview of recent GMAW developments
  • Includes insights into intelligent welding automation
  • Describes real-world, industrial cases of welding automation implementation

Readership

Professionals, welding and manufacturing engineers, materials scientists and researchers in the fields of manufacturing engineering, welding, joining, materials science, metallic materials and welding. Engineers taking IIW certificate “IWE”, students of Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral levels

Table of Contents

  • 1. Gas Metal Arc Welding
    2. Robots in Arc Welding
    3. Sensors in Robotic GMA Welding
    4. Control of Welding Processes
    5. Modelling of the Welding Process
    6. Advancement in Intelligent Welding Systems
    7. Advanced Material Contribution Towards Effective Manufacturing
    8. Welding Safety Measures and Personal Training
    9. Summary
    10. Bibliography

Product details

  • No. of pages: 428
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: June 23, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128239056
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128239063

About the Author

Paul Kah

Paul Kah is currently working as a professor in welding technology at the Department of Engineering Science, University West, Trollhättan, Sweden. Professor Kah's research focuses on welding technology and, more specifically, process control systems for optimization of arc welding processes for improved weld quality. Additional research interests include research in the application of artificial intelligence systems in gas metal arc processes as a way to meet welding challenges and improve systems integration, welding economy and quality, the weldability of high-strength steels, and aluminium and dissimilar welds. His scientific activity includes being a coordinator and researcher in academic scientific and industrial projects in research, technology transfer and education funded by national and international authorities. Prof Kah has established scientific collaborations with many universities in Africa, the EU and China. Prof. Kah has a large number of publications, which include more than a hundred scientific articles in Scopus and Web of Knowledge and other articles in peer-reviewed conference proceedings. Prof. Kah is a delegate in the International Institute of Welding (IIW) Commission XII and reviewer of the journal Welding in the World. Prof. Kah is the President of the Cameroon Welding Association, a member country of the International Institute of Welding IIW.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Welding Technology, Department of Engineering Science, University West Trollhattan, Sweden

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  • Emmanuel G. Mon Nov 08 2021

    Advancements in intelligent gas metal arc welding systems

    The book is a great piece of work. I don't regret buying the book.