A Quick Guide to Welding and Weld Inspection
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A welded joint comprises the weld, the heat affected zone (HAZ) and the base metal. The components of the weld and HAZ are shown in Fig. 3.1. The main features are as follows.
Components of a welded joint
What makes a good fusion weld?
Weld joint: preparation methods
Weld joint: shape
Residual stress and distortion
Minimising stresses and distortion