TY - CHAP A1 - Mahadzir Ishak ED1 - Mahadzir Ishak Y1 - 2016-09-21 PY - 2016 T1 - Introductory Chapter: A Brief Introduction to Joining and Welding N2 - Joining and welding are two of the most important processes in manufacturing. These technologies have vastly improved and are now extensively used in numerous industries. This book covers a wide range of topics, from arc welding (GMAW and GTAW), FSW, laser and hybrid welding, and magnetic pulse welding on metal joining to the application of joining technologies for textile products. The analysis of temperature and phase transformation is also incorporated. This book also discusses the issue of dissimilar joint between metal and ceramic, as well as the technology of diffusion bonding. BT - Joining Technologies SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/64726 DO - 10.5772/64726 SN - 978-953-51-2597-6 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-10-22 ER -