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Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.auto.c9001514
EISBN: 978-1-62708-218-1
... of the injuries sustained by the driver. The faulty welds in the unit body were apparently a consequence of improper settings of parameters on a multihead electrical resistance spot welding machine. Lack of appreciation of the hazard associated with failure of this weldment may have contributed to the low...
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
... about the dangers or hazards to which the product user may have been exposed during intended use. In such litigation, the plaintiff may retain engineering expert witnesses to support the allegation of a product defect, to establish that the plaintiff’s conduct was reasonable, and to argue...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001843
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... ]. The RoHS directive restricts the use of six hazardous materials in the manufacture of various types of electronic and electrical equipment. It is closely linked with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE) which sets collection, recycling and recovery targets for electrical goods...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001385
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... with Copper Conductors ANSI/UL 486B Wire Connectors for Use with Aluminum Conductors ANSI/UL 486E Equipment Wiring Terminals for Use with Aluminum and/or Copper Conductors Electrical arcs Electrical connectors Electrical wire Fire hazards Wiring 1350 UNS A91350 (Other, miscellaneous...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.9781627081801
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006548
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... design CBED convergent-beam electron diffraction CCT continuous cooling transformation (dia- gram) CE carbon equivalent CEGB United Kingdom Central Electricity CEGB Central Electricity Generating Board CFR Code of Federal Regulations CFRP carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic cm centimeter CMOD crack-mouth...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003505
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Abstract This article discusses the three legal theories on which a products liability lawsuit is based and the issues of hazard, risk, and danger in the context of liability. It describes manufacturing and design defects of various products. The article explains a design that is analyzed from...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003501
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
...-processing industries with design requirements involving corrosion resistance and elevated-temperature service. Many other engineering disciplines also have unique and special requirements for design and materials selection. In electrical engineering design, for example, the physical property...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006800
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
...-processing industries, with design requirements involving corrosion resistance and elevated-temperature service. Many other engineering disciplines also have unique and special requirements for design and materials selection. In electrical engineering design, for example, the physical property...
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
... fatigue versus high-cycle fatigue, abrasive wear versus adhesive wear, uniform corrosion versus galvanic corrosion, and tensile overload versus creep. As an example, a washing machine for clothes may have a fractured coupling between the shafts of the electric motor and the transmission. Upon proper...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006822
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... presented. degradation mechanisms failure analysis hydrogen cracking pipeline flaws steel transmission pipelines HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, such as liquid petroleum products and natural gas, are typically transported via truck, rail, sea, and/or pipeline. Of these different transportation modes...
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
... for the investigation. Types of Accident Reconstruction The following are some of the more common types of accident reconstruction: Motor vehicle Aircraft Structural Electrical Industrial Mechanical Construction Fire investigations Numerous references are available to aid...
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
... is necessary prior to any investigative work being performed on the scene. Examples of potential safety hazards at accident scenes include heavy traffic at an automobile accident scene, the presence of energized/exposed electrical conductors in a structure, unstable structures at a structural failure...
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
... are not missed. For example, a large number of electric appliance motors failed by seizure when elastomeric components, which had been added to reduce noise and vibration, rapidly disintegrated. A large claim was filed against each of the companies in the component supply chain for providing parts...
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
... consideration of the valve materials would eliminate this failure mode. (At least it would eliminate this cause of the failure mode; there could be other causes.) An analysis of the pilot light would reveal the hazard if it fails (i.e., it is not lit) and the gas is on. This failure mode cannot readily...
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
... of the situation and the risk associated with additional failures. In most cases, one desires to identify root causes that are reasonably correctable. An example of the variety of possible root causes of an electric motor driven compressor assembly is provided in Table 3 ( Ref 22 ). Possible causes of electric...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001536
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... cracking (IGSCC) Nuclear power plants Nuclear reactor coolant piping Nuclear Pump seal wear rings Pump shaft cracking Stress corrosion cracking 304 UNS S30400 Cemented carbide Stress-corrosion cracking Dealloying/selective leaching 1. Introduction Approximately 113 nuclear electrical...
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
..., surface finish, bend radius, void content (i.e., in a casting), degree of sensitization, and so on. Examples of service conditions include magnitude of stress (either cyclic or static), exposure temperature, aggressiveness of environment, radiation exposure, electrical stress, and so on. Fig. 4...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.process.c9001667
EISBN: 978-1-62708-235-8
... cotton swabs extension cord paper towels protective rubber gloves propanol safety glasses scissors felt tip permanent markers scalpel plastic sample cases tweezers The Di-Profiler, Figure 1 , is a motor-driven grinding/polishing tool that consists of a small electric motor...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006804
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... on the ground from the windows, shown by arrows in pictures of the (a) near building and (b) far building. In (b), the intact side window is circled. Instrumentation enclosures and electrical boxes can be used as blast indicators. The doors and sides of these steel boxes are two-way plates that allow...