Chapter 3
Analysis of a Fusion Weld


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

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