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Welding Technology: In the Library

This is a guide to the library's collection in Welding Technology. It is not comprehensive, but rather provides a good starting point for research.


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Call Numbers

If you want to browse the collection, these are some call numbers where you can find books about Welding Technology.

  • T351-385 -- Mechanical Drawing
  • TA1-2040 -- Engineering-General
  • TK4660-7725 -- Arc Welding
  • TN1-997 -- Mining Engineering
  • TS200-770 -- Metal Manufactures
  • TT205-267 -- Metalworking

Subject Headings

This is a list of suggested terms to use in a search for Welding Technology resources in the Library Catalog:

  • Electric Welding
  • Welded Joints
  • Welded Steel Structures
  • Welding
  • Welding -- Automation
  • Welding -- Drawings
  • Welding -- Notation
  • Welding -- Safety Measures
  • Welding -- Technique

Catalog Search

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Selected Books

These books are in the circulating collection.  You may check them out for three weeks at a time.  When you click on the book, it will take you to the catalog, where you can check whether the book is currently available, or when it is due back, as well as where it is located.


The following titles are available on the main (2nd) floor in the Audio/Visual Room:


Modern marvels : welding
This video presents the history, present, and future of welding in the world.
Call #: TN780 .W442 2007 DVD (Instructional Videos)

MIG welding made easy
Introduction -- Making your first weld -- Patch panels -- More powerful machines -- Plasma cutting -- Closing thoughts.
Goes through the entire welding process step-by-step, and gives clear descriptions of how each factor affects the weld, including wire speed, voltage, stickout, gun angle, travel speed, and gas flow. Also covers plug welds, patch panels, welding aluminum, and using flux core wire.
Call #: Popular TK4660 M636 2006 DVD

TIG welding basics​
Covers the basic processes used for TIG welding, covering proper machine setup, joint preparation, electrode selection and preparation, torch technique, and perhaps most importantly, what to check for when things go wrong.
Call #: Popular TK4660 .T568 2006 DVD

Advanced TIG welding
This program covers many advanced topics in TIG welding, including welding chrome moly steel, stainless steel, aluminum, magnesium, bronze, copper, and titanium. It also shows how to weld castings made from aluminum, magnesium, and bronze. Guidelines are given for using the pulse and waveform adjustments that many new welders have, along with practical advice on machine setup, joint preparation, and weld finishing.
Call #: Popular TK4660 .A38 2010