This new book and lab manual combination provides a complete, concise and modern introduction to gas tungsten arc welding! Coverage progresses from the basics of equipment and materials through the essentials of assembly, fabrication, and layout techniques. The book is filled with practical welding exercises; the lab manual adds more of these as well as projects designed to challenge and motivate the user, as well as additional review questions. A practical and real-world approach pervades this book. There is an emphasis on safety, and AWS terminology is used throughout. An Instructor's Guide is available that includes an answer key for all exercises and projects.