AWS Online Library

Hot links Section

http://www.galvanizeit.org/aga/aga-publications/

Structural Beam Bending Equations / Calculation Supported on Both Ends Single Load at Center - Engineers Edge

Haynes International, Inc.

Lesson 9 - Estimating & Comparing Weld Metal Costs

The Specialty Steel Industry of North America web site.   (Contains references and hot links to all kinds of stainless and specialty steels.) 

SSINA: Specialty Steel Industry of North America

www.nickelinstitute.org

KOTECKI.pdf


Direct links to Actual Documents Section

Federal Highway Administration general web-site.   (Contains hot links to more Web-Sites.)

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/webtrans.htm

US Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration - Heat Straightening Repairs of Damaged Steel Bridges

http://isddc.dot.gov/OLPFiles/FHWA/009569.pdf

The "Specifications"  section from the American Institute For Steel Construction Steel Construction Manual 14th Edition

http://www.aisc.org/WorkArea/showcontent.aspx?id=26516

The latest 2009 Research Council on Structural Connections Structural Bolting Specification for structural Steel Applications using High Strength Bolts

http://www.boltcouncil.org/files/2009RCSCSpecification.pdf

New York State Steel Construction Manual for NY State bridge work

Note that this requires several pages from ANSI/AASHTO/AWS D 1.5 2002 Bridge Welding Code to be complete and useful.

https://www.nysdot.gov/divisions/engineering/structures/manuals/scm/repository/SCM_3rd_Addm_1_2010.pdf

AASHTO/AWS D1.5M/D1.5:2002 Section 2 - To be used in conjunction with the NYDOT steel construction manual

http://www.awssection.org/uploads/newyork/files/D15M-D15-2002_Section_2.pdf

AASHTO/AWS D1.5M/D1.5:2002 Section 7 - To be used in conjunction with the NYDOT steel construction manual

http://www.awssection.org/uploads/newyork/files/D15M-D15-2002_Section_7.pdf

General ASME information from the Walt Sperko Web Site.  ( Walt Sperko is a well known and respected expert on all things ASME.  He is a frequent contirbutor to theAWS Welding Journal, a member of ASME and a welding consultant of world wide reknown!)  This web site will lead you to many articles and welding related subjects.

http://www.sperkoengineering.com/html/asme.htm 


Welding education On-Line

BASIC WELDING FILLER METAL TECHNOLOGY - An ESAB Correspondence Course

Note the first chapter leads into the other chapters.

http://www.esabna.com/EUWeb/AWTC/Lesson1_1.htm

SSINA (Stainless Steel Industries Association) Stainless Steel Specialist Course

http://www.issftraining.org/


Inspection Issues

Inspection Trends Magazine On-Line

http://www.aws.org/itrends/index.html

Newport News welding inspector sentenced for lying about inspecting faulty welding on nuclear submarines.  (NOTE!  This person Robert Raymond Ruks was not and never has been an AWS CWI.)

http://hamptonroads.com/2011/08/newport-news-exinspector-gets-3-years-lying-about-welds

The article below has some basic information about welding symbols and international welding symbols.  It is an instruction booklet for some sort of CAD program, but contains usefull information.

http://cad.jhu.edu/doc/lib/weld.pdf

AASHTO/NSBA (American Asssociation of State Highway Transportation Officials & National Steel Bridge Alliance) Collaboration

http://www.aisc.org/contentNSBA.aspx?id=20130

Steel Bridge Fabrication QC / QA Guide Specification

http://www.aisc.org/WorkArea/showcontent.aspx?id=20126

Recommendations for the Qualification of Structural Bolting Inspectors

http://www.aisc.org/WorkArea/showcontent.aspx?id=20114

On - Line Hot Dip Galvanizing Inspector Course put on by American Galvanizers Association.  Note this course costs $30.00 per module!

http://www.galvanizeit.org/aga/resources/inspection-course/

Specialty Tools

The hot link below is for a high quality precision beam gage for layout and inspection / verification personnel.

http://www.beamgaugetool.com/