AUTHORS: Smith, H. Ted - ©2008
With the uncomplicated writing style and step-by-step explanations that made previous editions so successful, Quality Hand Soldering and Circuit Board Repair, 5E has been updated to provide readers the cutting edge information needed to thrive in the industry. Focusing on the production and repair of circuit boards, the book begins with the basics of soldering and the requirements for a reliable solder connection. Readers are then guided through a variety of circuit board repairs, from conformal coating identification and removal to different types of track/pad repairs, burn repairs and edge connector repairs. Coverage of lead-free soldering and its unique properties is included for the first time in the 5th edition, reflecting current industry trends to ensure that technicians have the skills and knowledge needed to remain competitive and in accordance with international standards.