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Fundamentals of Welding Metallurgy - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781855730199

Fundamentals of Welding Metallurgy

1st Edition

Author: H. Granjon
Hardcover ISBN: 9781855730199
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 31st July 1991
Page Count: 240
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Table of Contents

Metallurgical presentation of the general welding processes and characteristics; 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.


It is possible to weld materials as diverse as stainless steels, zirconium, titanium and uranium, but it is crucial to understand the chemical reactions likely in the surrounding welding atmosphere. This book describes all the metallurgical phenomena involved in different welding processes, from the most standard to the most modern, such as electron beam welding or high energy laser welding.


Metallurgists and welding engineers


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H. Granjon