Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)
Extend Your Rental at Any Time
Need to keep your rental past your due date? At any time before your due date you can extend or purchase your rental through your account.
Sorry, this item is currently unavailable.
Drawing on 50+ years of combined instructional experience, the authors of Weldingfuse simplicity and technology to deliver exactly what today#x19;s students need. Built from the ground up -- beginning with an experienced author team#x19;s vision and an extensively reviewed table of contents -- Weldingprovides essential coverage of safety, theory, key skills, easy-to-read reference charts and tables, detailed step-by-step procedures, and much more. Clear and concise, this consistently-organized, reader-friendly text flows logically and includes just the right amount of information for today#x19;s student. It is supported by more than 70 minutes of instructional video presentations, as well as the latest in interactive online learning technology,MyWeldingLab. #xA0;
The authors of Welding, 1st Edition, have experience both in industry and in the classroom. Their industry experience brings together knowledge of welding and manufacturing, welding inspection and quality control, power source design, troubleshooting, and customer service. These experiences combined with more than 50 years of instructional expertise inspired the development of this textbook and its accompanying technology. David Hoffman Member, American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector Certified CRAW Technician Fox Valley Technical College
An accomplished welder with thousands of hours of hands-on experience, Dave Hoffman has been teaching welding and fabrication for more than 25 years. He assisted with the development of an Associate Degree program in Automated Manufacturing at Fox Valley Technical College and developed an Associate Degree program for Welding Technology. He also received a state grant to re-develop the Metal Fabrication/Welding Diploma program for which he wrote program requirements, competencies, and the complete curriculum.
After completing development of the Associate Degrees in Welding Technology, Dave tested and passed the requirements to become an AWS CWI and CWE. Shortly after, he got involved with AWS and was on the B5E Committee helping to write the B5.5: 2000, Specification for the Qualification of Welding Educators. Most of the welder certifications in that standard were already certified, however some were not. Dave welded GMAW-S vertical up and overhead plates to certify the welding procedure used in the standard.
A past winner of the prestigious Lincoln Award, Dave holds a B.S. in Industrial Education and an M.S. in Technical Education from the University of Wisconsin - Stout. Kevin Dahle Member, American Welding Society Member, Artist Blacksmith Association of North America Certified Welding Inspector Fox Valley Technical College
Kevin Dahle has twenty years experience teaching as a welding instructor at the Associate Degree and Vocational Diploma levels. In addition he has taught welding apprentices, related welding for transportation technology students and agriculture students as well as training for industry and overseeing welder qualifications and procedure qualifications as an AWS Certified Welding Inspector.
Kevin’s educational background includes an A.S. in Industrial Welding Technology, a B.S. in Vocational, Technical and Adult Education, and a M.A. in English. Occupational experience in welding consists of production welding, repair welding, structural welding, and quality control, including writing and overseeing quality programs for structural welding and boiler repair.
David Fisher Member, American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector Fox Valley Technical College
David Fisher has five years experience teaching as a welding/metal fabrication instructor at the Associate Degree and Vocational Diploma levels. In addition he has taught welding apprentices, related welding for transportation technology students and agriculture students as well as training for industry and overseeing welder qualifications and procedure qualifications as an AWS Certified Welding Inspector.
Prior to his academic career, David worked for Miller Electric Manufacturing Company. He was initially hired to build new inverter welders and eventually joined the service department conducting repair, maintenance and operation of welding power sources and accessories for customers. As an application technician for Tig Industrial Products, David provided information and advice to customers, welding distributors and salesmen regarding the GTAW and SMAW processes.
David holds an A.S Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology and is currently working on his B.S in Mechanical Engineering.