1-20 of 56 Search Results for

human factor

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
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
... the human factors viewpoint and details the preventive measures of the defects, with examples. It presents four paramount questions relating to the probability of injury which are asked even when one executes all possible preventive measures carefully and thoroughly. human factor manufacturing...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.bldgs.c9001611
EISBN: 978-1-62708-219-8
... design, and pre/postheating, played a role in the failure. Human factors and fabrication practices that contributed to the problem are covered as well. Hydrogen cracking Welding metallurgy Structural steel Joining-related failures Brittle fracture Introduction and Background Information...
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
... types of engineers, including but not limited to mechanical, electrical, biomechanical, or human factors, to serve as expert witnesses and provide testimony about whether there were alleged defects in the product, the nature of injuries, and the causes of the incident. A manufacturer’s design...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003518
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... the physical event to happen. For example, even a simple failure whose direct physical cause was an improper hardness value has human factors that allowed the improperly hardened component to be manufactured and used. These human factors are generally very difficult to investigate within a manufacturing...
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
...—is the most obvious. However, there are always other levels of failures that allow the physical event to happen. For example, even a simple failure whose direct physical cause was an improper hardness value has human factors that allowed the improperly hardened component to be manufactured and used...
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
.... The damage characterization gives insight into the factors that allowed for the damage to occur, whether they are design, material process, in-service condition or human factor related. For larger components, penetrant testing (PT) and visual testing (VT) are two surface methods that are able to cover...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c9001606
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
... of surgically implantable biomedical fixation devices to stabilize fractured bones into proper alignment for subsequent healing is a widely accepted medical practice. 1 Thousands of these devices have been inserted into human beings within the last half-century. 2 In the form of tubes, rods, or plates...
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
..., are where many failure analyses stop. These roots may be what comes out of a laboratory investigation or engineering analysis and are often component-level or materials-level findings. Human roots (i.e., people issues) involve human factors that caused the failure, an example being an error in human...
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
... on the processes involved in RCA and the charting methods that may be useful in RCA and ends with a description of various factors associated with failure prevention. corrosion distortion failure prevention fracture quality assurance root cause analysis wear MACHINES, COMPONENTS, and the materials...
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
... process must address the influence of human factors. This includes not only human factors in equipment design but also a wide range of activities that can include operational methods and procedures, testing and evaluating these methods and procedures, job design, development of job aids and training...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.9781627083294
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
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
... process must address the influence of human factors. This includes not only human factors in equipment design but also a wide range of activities that can include operational methods and procedures, testing and evaluating these methods and procedures, job design, development of job aids and training...
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
... in the laboratory is the “test life” of the structure. The safe-life also depends on the expected distribution of failures. The distribution of failures provides the basis for factoring the test life. The factor is called the scatter factor. The distribution of failures may be derived from past experience from...
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
... as to fields such as statistics, human factors, and other areas specific to the particular accident at issue. The person responsible for the reconstruction of an accident should have a broad range of engineering knowledge and must be able to recognize the appropriate field of expertise necessary...
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
... of the story if the failure analysis is intended to prevent future failures or to determine liability. In that case, the discovery net widens further as the root cause of failure is sought. The root cause of failure is the “why” of the failure. The root cause of failure may involve human factors...
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 a failure analysis. Patient Factors Because no two humans are exactly alike, neither are the myriad demands placed on medical devices. Each patient can bring unique factors to the conditions experienced by medical devices, both during the implantation procedure itself and in vivo. In the case...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001097
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
...) 0.030 (max) Discussion Fractography established that fracture was by fatigue and that the fatigue cracking originated at corrosion pits. Therefore, corrosion resistance of the screws was a major factor. From a fatigue standpoint, the screws should not have been specified in the cold...
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
..., or structural engineering. The issues often extend to other engineering disciplines as well as statistics, human factors, and other technical areas specific to the particular accident at issue. The reconstructionist should have a broad range of scientific and engineering knowledge and must be able to identify...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006761
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
.... The systems, methodologies, equipment, environment, and human factors that can affect variability in mechanical testing can be illustrated in a fish-bone diagram ( Fig. 1 ). Fig. 1 Fish-bone diagram showing the systems, methodologies, equipment, environment, and human factors that can affect...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.usage.c9001597
EISBN: 978-1-62708-236-5
..., and application. Out of these areas can come critical knowledge, information, and abilities relating to such things as competitive intelligence, standards and regulations, stress analysis, process control, environmental effects, instructions and warnings, human factors, and others that are not always considered...