This online continuing education course introduces the professional engineer to the development of welding and brazing procedures. Welding and brazing variables are introduced along with some examples for applying each variable. The professional engineer license renewal PDH course is presented around the requirements of ASME Section IX.
This online PE continuing course highlights the basic concepts of developing a welding or brazing procedure specification (WPS/BPS). There are numerous ways to approach this subject such as by process, base material, etc. It is convenient to organize our thoughts in the format of ASME Section IX. The various factors that might influence weld quality are identified in ASME Section IX as "Welding Variables". "Brazing Variables" are treated in a separate part of Section IX in a manner like welding variables.