Modern Welding has long been the standard for teaching students all facets of welding technology. This comprehensive text covers the theory, fundamentals, equipment, and techniques of welding. In-depth discussions are provided for all the major welding and cutting processes used in production and repair, in addition to information on reading welding symbols, inspecting and testing welds, and getting and keeping a job in the welding industry. Text provides both US Conventional and SI Metric measurements. Features Content correlates with the new AWS standard QC10 -- 95, Specification for Qualification and Certification for Entry Level Welders. Strong emphasis on the importance of ventilation and respiratory protection. Unique color coding represents gases, materials, and equipment in illustrations.