IPT's Metal Trades & Welding Handbook sets the standard for industrial handbooks in North America. This handbook was first released by IPT in 1985 as "The Metal Trades Handbook" and was totally revised in 2007 to meet industry requests for additional welding information. It is used by veterans and apprentices in all types of industrial and resource-based industries. Technical schools and colleges alike use IPT's Metal Trades & Welding handbook as the main course of study and it is included in the curriculum of many apprenticeship and upgrading programs. This handbook features 15 detailed sections, 581 pages, 475 illustrations and 120 Tables/Charts. Contents include sections on Mobile Cranes, Rigging, Fiber Rope, Storage Tanks, Towers, Heat Exchangers, Tube Expansion, Piping, Structural Steel, Concrete Reinforcing, Welding, Non-Destructive Testing and Charts & Data. It is especially adaptable to the new iBooks fixed page format. To view other printed IPT books visit iptbooks.com.