Blueprint Reading for Welders

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Author: A.E. Bennett; Louis J. Siy
Edition: 007
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9781401867232
ISBN 10: 1401867235
Copyright: 2005

Price: $119.95

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This hands-on guide to reading and interpreting blueprints has been updated to provide all new information on computer-aided design and computer numerical control. Readers will develop the skills needed to interpret all types of working sketches and prints, from the simplest to the most complex, through step-by-step instructions. Both AWS and ISO welding symbols are included, along with one or more prints at the end of each unit. Advanced coverage includes auxiliary views, detail views, projections, sections, and detail and assembly drawings. Other topics covered include pipe welding symbols, metric and dual dimensioning, bills of materials, ISO for welding, and first and third angle orthographic projection. Folded tear-out drawings at the back of the book are included as reproductions of various assignment drawings in a larger size for ease of use.


  • the seventh edition emphasizes hands-on practice in reading and interpreting prints and features an all new blueprint on fillet welds
  • review assignments at the end of every chapter reinforce content by encouraging users to view prints and answer questions accordingly
  • several sections on metrics and dual dimensioning are featured, including Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
  • coverage of pipe welding symbols helps prepare readers for a separate career path in the welding industry
  • helpful Appendices include specification sheets for structural metal shapes and conversion tables for decimals, fractions, inches, and millimeters
  • NEW instructor e.resource? includes PowerPoint? slides, computerized test bank, lesson plans, syllabus, and more!

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