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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.c9001318
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... Intergranular fracture Mercury Rupturing Safety equipment C22000 UNS C22000 Liquid metal induced embrittlement Background Testing Procedure and Results Discussion Conclusion and Recommendation Selected Reference Selected Reference • Warke W.R. , Liquid Metal and Solid Metal...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006837
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... led to increased loads, reducing the safety factor with respect to fatigue life. Therefore, the existence of corrosion pitting and manufacturing defects has become more important. This article presents case histories that are intended as an overview of the unique types of failures encountered...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006817
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... utilities, carried out two pilot applications of RCM in the U.S. nuclear power industry. Their interest arose from a belief that this industry was achieving adequate levels of safety and reliability but was massively overmaintaining its equipment. As a result, their main thrust was simply to reduce...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003504
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... of safety and reliability but was massively overmaintaining its equipment. As a result, their main thrust was simply to reduce maintenance costs rather than to improve reliability, and they modified the RCM process accordingly. (So much so, in fact, that it bears little resemblance to the original RCM...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003523
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Safety Council is an excellent general resource for workplace safety. In addition to books/articles that specifically address investigation, reconstruction, and safety issues, codes and standards are also commonly used for reconstruction. The knowledge of codes and standards is necessary to all types...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006802
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
.... , Understanding Explosions , Center for Chemical Process Safety, American Institute of Chemical Engineers , 2003 As noted previously, life assessment of structural components is a means to avoid catastrophic failures and to maintain safe and reliable functioning of equipment. Catastrophic failures...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003515
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
.... These advances in measurement capability have been paralleled by changes in practices for the design of structures. Thinking has evolved from the notion that no flaws can be tolerated in structures and equipment to the recognition that some level of material imperfection will generally be present...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006815
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
.... , Principles of Human Safety , Saf. Brief , Vol 5 (No. 1 ), Triodyne Inc. , 1988 9. Smith C.O. , Safety in Design , Materials Selection and Design , Vol 20 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 1997 , p 139 – 145 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002439 10. Kardos G. , Risk...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003502
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... should be reviewed: With regard to large equipment and commercial systems, a hazard analysis, failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), or other type of formal safety analysis is often required as part of the design process. While such analyses do help to identify potential problems, and help...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006772
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... Institute , 1986 2. “ Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations ,” NFPA 921, National Fire Protection Agency , 2001 3. Accident Prevention Manual for Business and Industry , National Safety Council , 1997 4. “ FARO Focus 3D X 330 HDR Specification Sheet ,” FARO Technologies, Inc...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003512
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
.... Improvement in steel grades Safety procedures established for lifeboats Warning systems established for icebergs Molasses Tank Failures ( Ref 5 ) 1919, 1973 Brittle fracture of the tank as a result of poor ductility and higher loads Design codes for storage tanks developed Consideration given to causes...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
...Abstract Abstract Examination of the header of the third superheater of a boiler producing 150 t/h of steam at 525 deg C and 118 kPa, disclosed extensive internal cracking at the connection to the tube joining this to a safety valve. Cracking was observed within the tube and in the thickness...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006753
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... different levels, followed by a discussion on the role of failure analysis and the appreciation of quality assurance and user expectations. Systematic analysis of equipment failures reveals physical root causes that fall into one of four fundamental categories: design, manufacturing/installation, service...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003503
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... component lists and assurances that potential product reliability problems and safety risks have been identified and addressed in the product design. The FMEA data also indicate maintenance tasks that must be performed, and they substantiate the need for support equipment and other logistic support...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.petrol.c9001518
EISBN: 978-1-62708-228-0
... impact on the safety of the work environment, not to mention potential equipment damage. Corrosion predominantly occurs adjacent to the coupling or under the coupling itself. Corrosion can only occur if water can ingress to the wire reinforcing strands. This happens when there is a break...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003500
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
..., be they loss of production, property damage, injury, or fatality. The discipline has also been used effectively as a teaching tool for new or less experienced engineers. The importance and value of failure analysis to safety, reliability, performance, and economy are well documented. For example...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.conag.c9001634
EISBN: 978-1-62708-221-1
... of the reinforcing strands of hydraulic hoses is an issue that should be taken into account in the maintenance strategies for equipment with critical hydraulic components. Hose failures due to corrosion are often catastrophic and can have a severe impact on the safety of the work environment, not to mention...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.pulp.c0090276
EISBN: 978-1-62708-230-3
... manufacturers demonstrate that the equipment meets these design safety requirements. The complexity in design detail of Yankee dryers has increased significantly from when the first 3.0 to 3.7 m (10 to 12 ft) diameter machines were used a hundred years ago, even though the basic design has not. Past design...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001010
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... of failure, with 99 shutdowns. Widespread cracking on the inside was apparent, the most severe cracking being some distance from the nozzle connection in a downstream direction. Widespread cracking and pitting were observed also at the connections to the safety valve and soot blower. Pitting was most...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006832
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
...://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/Frye_standard , accessed July 1, 2020 4. “ Reporting of Unreasonable Risk of Serious Injury or Death ,” 16 CFR 1115.6 ( 2020 ), Consumer Products Safety Act , https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/CFR-2020-title16-vol2/pdf/CFR-2020-title16-vol2-sec1115-6.pdf , accessed July 1, 2020 5...