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Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001045
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... a dezincification-resistant alloy was recommended. Cooling systems Dezincification Hydroelectric power generation Lubrication systems Yellow brass, 65% Cu UNS C27000 Dealloying/selective leaching Background Several brass alloy 270 heat exchanger tubes began to leak after approximately 5.5 years...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c0091703
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... Abstract An arsenical admiralty brass (UNS C44300) finned tube in a generator air cooler unit at a hydroelectric power station failed. The unit had been in operation for approximately 49,000 h. The cooling medium for the tubes was water from a river. Air flowed over the finned exterior...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001313
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... Abstract An arsenical admiralty brass (UNS C44300) finned tube in a generator air cooler unit at a hydroelectric power station failed. The unit had been in operation for approximately 49,000 h. Stereomicroscopic examination revealed two small transverse cracks that were within a few millimeters...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001368
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... Hydroelectric generators Shafts (power) Turbines 4140 UNS G41400 Fatigue fracture Background A steel shaft that connected two runners in a hydroturbine failed catastrophically after approximately 5900 h of service over 27 months. Applications The runner shaft that failed was one of two...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.design.c9001578
EISBN: 978-1-62708-233-4
... Pumps Turbines Metal (Other, miscellaneous, or unspecified) failure (Other, general, or unspecified) fracture Cavitation wear Part I—Special Cases Case #1: Vibration in Hydroelectric Dam The entire structure of a hydroelectric dam would begin to vibrate whenever a hydroelectric turbine...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006820
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... there are also several other less common variations on the basic bevel gear, some comments are: Straight bevel gears are similar to spur gears in that the teeth engage one or two pairs at a time. The result is relatively noisy and rough power transmission and generally limited capacity. Spiral bevel...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006795
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
..., solids-transport systems are damaged by erosion ( Ref 24 , 38 – 40 ). In the aircraft industry, damage has occurred to aircraft engines ( Ref 18 , 20 , 41 – 43 ). The devices for generation of renewable energy (solar panels, turbines of hydroelectric power stations, windmill blades, etc.) also suffer...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006787
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... in most fossil-fuel steam generators are coal, natural gas, and petroleum; nuclear power also supplies significant steam generation. Increasingly, renewable sources such as hydroelectric, wind, geothermal, tide, solar, and biomass have become sources for power generation. Steam Cycle Conditions...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003553
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... articles ( Ref 1 , 2 ), review articles ( Ref 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 ), and the Selected References listed at the end of this article. General Characteristics of SCC Based on extensive empirical investigations, a number of special characteristics of SCC have been observed and categorized...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006785
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... industries: Carbon, low-alloy, stainless steel, and nickel alloy process piping and vessels Manufacturing: Steel components subjected to caustic environments in pulp and paper equipment, sensitized stainless steel piping in food processing or dairy industries Power generation: Alloy steel used...