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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.c9001059
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... Abstract Field metallography and replication were performed on a type 316 stainless steel column in diglycol amine vacuum service to determine the cause of visible OD pitting on the column in several areas above the insulation support rings. The examination revealed transgranular stress...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001594
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... asymmetric stress fields cause localized crack growth and wall penetration. If a fitting containing a circumferential “notch” was subjected to an overload and if a crack severed the weld, the pipe wall would be expected to remain intact. In a properly supported piping system, the pipe stub would remain...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003527
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Abstract This article reviews photographic principles, namely, visual examination, field photographic documentation, and laboratory photographic documentation, as applied to failure analysis and the specific techniques employed in both the field and laboratory. It provides information...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006763
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... if the camera or camera support has any vibration present. The higher aperture setting can result in greater depth of field but can lead to loss of sharpness due to diffraction. The typical aperture setting for most failure analysis photography is F8 to F11. Higher aperture settings may be used in conditions...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006851
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
... images and combine those images into a composite (Z-stack) image results in extreme depth of field, as shown for the exemplar crankshaft fracture surface photograph in Fig. 27 . Such focus-stacking capability may also be available through the software packages that come with the digital camera without...
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
... in its name, RCM is not a field within reliability engineering. Although it can be used with new assets not yet placed in service, RCM is principally intended for use with assets already built, not with assets that are still in the earliest and most fluid stages of the design process. In addition...
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
... is not a field within reliability engineering. Although it can be used with new assets not yet placed in service, RCM is principally intended for use with assets already built, not with assets that are still in the earliest and most fluid stages of the design process. In addition, despite the presence...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003526
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... considerable assistance in design analysis as well as failure analysis. Finite element analysis is one of the most common tools used by design engineers. It has application in the structural/mechanical fields to determine the stress, strain, and displacements of structures subjected to different types...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006773
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... techniques are used. This is where finite-element analysis (FEA) is most applicable and provides considerable assistance in design analysis as well as failure analysis. Finite-element analysis is one of the most common tools used by design engineers. It has application in the structural/mechanical fields...
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
... changes. Finally, during the production, use, and support phase, it serves as a guide for collecting field failure data and for developing maintenance and troubleshooting procedures. Fig. 5 Typical product development cycle and FMEA schedule ( Ref 11 ) As the design develops from concept...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.steel.c9001535
EISBN: 978-1-62708-232-7
... in the 20 roll cluster 1-2-3-4 type Sendzimir mill is schematically depicted in Fig. 1 . The small hard work rolls are located between two supporting first-intermediate rolls, which are again supported by six second-intermediate rolls (3 in top and 3 in bottom cluster). The bearing shafts, marked...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001145
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... advantages for military aircraft. First, it provides a self-sufficient starting capability not dependent on ground support. Second, it provides a quick start capability, in which all engines can be started simultaneously, an obvious advantage under alert conditions. In recent years. premature failures...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006764
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... and cracks, while methods such as radiography and ultrasound are capable of detecting imperfections within a part. Other methods are more suited for online monitoring, which is a quality-control function in production systems. Also, there are many NDE methods used for condition monitoring of parts in service...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006788
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... controlled conditions, consistent with high corrosion rates seen in the field. Fig. 6 Electrical microbiologically influenced corrosion mechanism for sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB) Not all microorganisms are capable of accepting electrons directly from the surface of conductive materials...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001044
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
..., interviews with personnel who worked on the nuclear plant during construction, interviews with the cogeneration plant startup personnel, and interviews with the chemical cleaning field service engineers. This history is detailed below in the Discussion. Pertinent Specifications The condenser had four...
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
... capabilities and limitations and how these affect our interaction with products, processes, and environments. The general objective of human factors is to maximize human and machine efficiency, health, safety, comfort, and quality of life ( Ref 7 , 8 ). The field of human factors helps engineers...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001391
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... Abstract Several surface-mount chip resistor assemblies failed during monthly thermal shock testing and in the field. The resistor exhibited a failure mode characterized by a rise in resistance out of tolerance for the system. Representative samples from each step in the manufacturing process...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001763
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... for backward movement of the ATV. The shaft assembly consists of a pinion gear and a multijawed coupling that are secured to the shaft with multispline teeth, rather than a single key. This assembly provides the capability for power transmission. With a straight-sided profile, the root of the spline tooth also...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006821
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... individuals may be knowledgeable and well equipped to investigate certain aspects or components of an aircraft failure, it takes a myriad of technical specialties, capabilities, and backgrounds to properly consider all possible causal factors. For this reason, it is particularly important to assemble...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.9781627082952
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2