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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
... analysis of the stop valve for a hot water heater Table 1 FMEA analysis of the stop valve for a hot water heater Failure mode Effect Local System 1. Fails closed Burner off No hot water 2. Fails open Burner will not shut off Overheats, release valve releases pressure, may get...
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 failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), and therefore, the article explains the approach of RCM to FMEA and the failure management policies available under RCM. It reviews the ways that RCM classifies failure effects in terms of consequences and details how RCM uses failure consequences to identify...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006758
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
..., and magnetic particle testing. It covers the effects of various factors on the properties of the part that may impact failure analysis, describes the characterization of damage modes and crack sizes, and finally discusses the processes involved in application of NDE results to failure analysis. crack...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001561
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... the base metal and weld material, in addition to fractography, EPR testing and optical microscopy in discerning the mode of failure. Various effects of Cl-, O2 and MnS are discussed. Results indicated that the cause of failure was the severe sensitization coupled with probable contamination by S...
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
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006753
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
..., and material, which are discussed in the following sections along with examples. The tools available for failure analysis are then covered. Further, the article describes the categories of mode of failure: distortion or undesired deformation, fracture, corrosion, and wear. It provides information...
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
... (RCA) techniques are effective in exploring some of the other contributors to failures, such as the human and latent root causes. Properly performed, failure analysis and RCA are critical steps in the overall problem-solving process and are key ingredients for correcting and preventing failures...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003519
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... investigative teams on-track by documenting where the investigator is in his or her current understanding of a problem, whether it be with a team or as an individual. The Failsafe system also includes the Combing Process, a failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA)-based tool for rapidly identifying...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006754
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... fraction of the load does not experience proper thermal cycle, but none of the bad ones are in the test group. Heat treater is blamed for poor process control. Product design manager is inspired to perform detailed failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) in presence of mechanical, materials...
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
... barriers to “quick and dirty” designs based on intuition (or educated guesses) without adequate analyses. Many engineers and designers are familiar with such techniques and procedures as hazard analysis; failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA); failure modes, effects, and criticality analysis (FMECA...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006755
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
...Abstract Abstract This article discusses the organization required at the outset of a failure investigation and provides a methodology with some organizational tools. It focuses on the use of problem-solving tools such as a fault tree analysis combined with critical thinking. The discussion...
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
... include failure mode and effects analysis, failure mode, effect, and criticality analysis, fault tree analysis, and fault hazard analysis. These formalized methodologies use systematic evaluation and sophisticated computer programs to predict failure in complicated designs and can be an invaluable aid...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.usage.c9001672
EISBN: 978-1-62708-236-5
... spring fracture surface at the crack origin of the longitudinal defect; and, (d) SEM view of a secondary crack or crack branching. Fractographic analysis of the spring fracture surfaces revealed a corroded morphology as can be seen in Figure 3 . No clear evidence of the mode of failure could...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.conag.c9001500
EISBN: 978-1-62708-221-1
... check confirmed the grade. No further chemical analysis was necessary. Results of Examination The mode of failure is rolling contact fatigue, and the cause of failure improper engineering design. The pattern of continual overload has been restricted to a specific concentrated area situated...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001377
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
.... and Beckman G.W. , “Sulfide Corrosion Cracking of High Strength Bolting Materials,” Corrosion , Vol. 13 , October 1957 . Selected References Selected References • Lampman S. , Intergranular Fracture , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM Handbook , ASM International...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c9001394
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
... in this region suggested that failure resulted from an intergranular attack. Subsequent microscope examination confirmed the generally intergranular mode of failure. A macro-etched section near the fracture revealed a radial arrangement of columnar crystals, indicating that the spindle was a cast...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.rail.c9001531
EISBN: 978-1-62708-231-0
...Abstract Abstract In this study, the failure modes of cartwheel and mechanical properties of materials have been analyzed. The results show that rim cracking is always initiated from stringer-type alumina cluster and driven by a combination effect of mechanical and thermal load. The strength...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001841
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... Case Study 2: Catheter Wire Fracture Case Study 3: Nitinol Stent Fracture Finite Element Analysis Case Study 4: FEA of Stainless Steel Stent Failure Discussion Conclusions References References 1. Mallette L.A. , Chen I. , Johnson T.W. : A case study...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001851
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
...Abstract Abstract Shaft misalignment and rotor unbalance contribute to the premature failure of many machine components. To understand how these failures occur and quantify the effects, investigators developed a model of a rotating assembly, including a motor, flexible coupling, driveshaft...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003560
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... wear modes in martensitic steels. References References 1. Rabinowicz E. , Friction and Wear of Materials , 2nd ed. , John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 1995 , p 5 – 7 2. Colangelo V.J. and Heiser F.A. , Analysis of Metallurgical Failures , 2nd ed. , John Wiley...