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Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001749
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... to make the connection. Use of the adapter which joined with a brass nipple, created an unacceptable dissimilar metal joint. The steel also provided a source for the generation of sparks. Loctite, a hydrocarbon sealant that is highly flammable and explosive in contact with pure oxygen, had been used...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.usage.c9001488
EISBN: 978-1-62708-236-5
... Abstract While an attempt was being made to start the diesel engine of a dragline type excavator, a severe explosion took place, the operator unfortunately being killed. The engine was normally started by compressed air from an air bottle or receiver charged to a pressure of 350 psi by a small...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001290
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... Abstract Damage to a passenger aircraft that resulted from a midair explosion and subsequent emergency landing was investigated to determine the cause and location of the explosion. Extensive damage had occurred in the front toilet and cockpit areas and to the undercarriage and underside...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001605
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 2 Decomposition to explosion — Ammonium nitrate decomposition and explosion in neutralizer. More
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.usage.c9001584
EISBN: 978-1-62708-236-5
... Abstract On 13 Dec 1994, two massive detonations leveled portions of an ammonium nitrate plant near Sioux City, IA. The primary explosion allegedly occurred in defectively-designed titanium sparger piping inside the neutralizer vessel. Investigation however, revealed the explosion occurred...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001347
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
...-128 Grade B. As a result of the explosive failure of the tank car, fragments were ejected from the central region of the car between the support trucks from ground zero to a maximum of approximately 195 m (640 ft). The mode of failure was a brittle fracture originating at a preexisting lamination...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.marine.c9001445
EISBN: 978-1-62708-227-3
... Abstract An explosion occurred in a portion of a horizontal, U-shaped expansion loop in a steam main approximately 10-in. diam which had been operating at 400 psi for six years. Steam conditions varied from 538 deg C (450 deg F) saturated to 343 deg C (650 deg F) superheated. Fracture occurred...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.chem.c9001181
EISBN: 978-1-62708-220-4
... from a material immune to stress-corrosion cracking or to use interchangeable linings of such a material. A nickel alloy could be considered. Autoclaves Explosions Pressure vessels X8CrNiMoVNb 16 13 K Transgranular fracture Stress-corrosion cracking The damaged forged pressure vessel...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001840
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... 0.32 Balance 21.12 0.42 0.34 0.08 0.48 The characteristics of utilized explosive Table 2 The characteristics of utilized explosive Chemical composition, wt.% Density, g/cm 3 Average detonation velocity, m/s Gurney energy, kJ/kg Ammonium nitrate (84%) + gasoline (6%) + TNT...
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 1 View of part of devastation caused by the explosion More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 16 Prior Defects: The explosion in world trade has increased the choices of sources of steel available to a manufacturer. There can be considerable saving in buying from a non-traditional source. However the more the sources the greater the possible range of defects. Steel from More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 1 View of excavator after explosion. More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 2 Press announcement of the explosion of a blank firing adapter and subsequent injury to a member of the security personnel (Knoxville, TN. News-Sentinel, August 19, 1983). More
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Published: 01 June 2019
Fig. 1 The Terra Plant (a) before and (b) after the explosion More
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Published: 01 December 2019
Fig. 1 The schematic view of parallel setup for explosive cladding of plates More
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Published: 01 December 2019
Fig. 2 ( a ) Utilized explosive. ( b ) The variation of VOD versus thickness of explosive, measured through the cylinder expansion test More
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Published: 01 December 2019
Fig. 3 ( a ) The prepared set up for explosive cladding. ( b ), ( c ) The utilized explosion chamber More
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Published: 01 December 2019
Fig. 7 Microstructure of steel ASTM A517 before explosive cladding More
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Published: 01 December 2019
Fig. 8 The microstructure of steel side after explosive welding in sample Nos. 1 ( a ) and 2 ( b ) More