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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006936
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
... infrared spectroscopy have found application for detecting heat damage or for measuring the degree of cure of polymer materials during production inspections. With the advent of miniature sensors and artificial intelligence algorithms, structural health monitoring systems are also becoming viable...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.bldgs.c9001697
EISBN: 978-1-62708-219-8
... of above ground piping as and when necessary, installation of a water treatment system at the facility, including periodic monitoring of the effectiveness of the system by the use of corrosion coupons. The continued use of copper was considered acceptable, provided water treatment was in use at all times...
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
... documentation system of the company, organization, or industry to prevent recurrence in similar products or systems. Monitor changes to ensure effectiveness. The second step in the problem-solving model, determine root cause , introduces a very significant process. Solutions to prevent recurrence...
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
... that the problem is corrected and improves customer satisfaction. Standardize: Incorporate the corrective action into the standards documentation system of the company, organization, or industry to prevent recurrence in similar products or systems. Monitor changes to ensure effectiveness. The second...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003549
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... in the environment; change in the alloy or heat treatment; change in design; use of galvanic protection; use of inhibitors; use of nonmetallic coatings and liners; application of metallic coatings; use of surface treatments, thermal spray, or other surface modifications; corrosion monitoring; and preventive...
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
... properties, etc.) to achieve a final layout for a product, assembly, or system Fig. 3 Stages and steps in the iterative process of design. Source: Ref 1 As shown in Fig. 3 , iteration is a key feature for any step in the design process. In fact, engineering design can be thought...
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
... properties, etc.) to achieve a final layout for a product, assembly, or system Fig. 3 Stages and steps in the iterative process of design. Source: Ref 1 As shown in Fig. 3 , iteration is a key feature for any step in the design process. In fact, engineering design can be thought...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006811
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... of orthopedic implants, the level of bone healing that takes place after device implantation can also affect the magnitude and frequency of loads experienced by an implanted device. Patient factors and health history can play a role in the propensity of a device to fail in one person compared with another...
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
... can pose a significant health hazard if ingested, components with significant alpha contamination require remote handling in a glove-box or hot cell. Fortunately, such components are seldom encountered in nuclear power plant failure analyses. 3. Component Decontamination Because the radioactive...
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
... be a physical, mathematical, or logical representation of a physical system or process. accident reconstruction failure analysis modeling FAILURE ANALYSIS is generally defined as the investigation and analysis of parts or structures that have failed or appeared to have failed to perform...
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
... of a physical system or process. The use of modeling can be a very powerful tool for information pertaining to the reconstruction of an accident. Whether the modeling consists of simple mathematical modeling of a physical system or more complex computer modeling of a system or part, the results of the analysis...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006782
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... size and location, is often difficult to detect. These factors combine to make localized corrosion mechanisms insidious. If undetected, they can lead to catastrophic system failures. Certain environments induce specific corrosion failure modes. Hydrogen damage, liquid- and solid-metal-induced...
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
... are negligence, breach of warranty, or strict liability. All three are predicated on the fault system (i.e., a person whose conduct causes injury to another is required to fully and fairly compensate the injured party). The basic method of imposing liability on a defendant requires the plaintiff to prove...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006812
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... of circumstances. Intermittent operation can also affect the life of pressure vessels. Long periods of inactivity greatly enhance the probability of internal or external corrosion. During long shutdown periods, a common effective practice is to pressurize the system with nitrogen, to avoid corrosion. Wet lay...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006939
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
...-tuning the surface chemistry of these layered silicates through ion-exchange reactions with organic and inorganic cations ( Ref 34 ). The physical mixing of natural layered silicates and elastomers can lead to an immiscible multicomponent system with no enhancement in the material property. The pristine...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006783
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... current flows between them because of the inherent electrical potential difference between the two. The resulting reaction is referred to as couple action, and the electrically coupled system is known as a galvanic cell. The dissimilar metals/materials couple consists of an anode (which liberates...
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Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003548
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... reaction is referred to as couple action, and the electrically coupled system is known as a galvanic cell. The couple consists of an anode (which liberates electrons and corrodes typically by metal dissolution and/or metal oxide formation) and a cathode (which gains electrons and typically liberates...
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
... of reliability and increased economic costs. A failure investigation can determine the primary cause(s) of materials, components, or system degradation. Based on the analysis, corrective action to mitigate or eliminate future failures can be initiated. Analysis of the failure always begins...
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
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
..., a system, or a process. Broken down differently, failures can be physical, human, latent (thinking/cultural) in origin. These possibilities expand the concept of a failure, because they introduce failures that can be touched and failures that cannot be touched. A broken crankshaft is an obvious failure...