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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006827
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... Abstract Due to the recent requirement of higher integration density, solder joints are getting smaller in electronic product assemblies, which makes the joints more vulnerable to failure. Thus, the root-cause failure analysis for the solder joints becomes important to prevent failure...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003509
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... imperfections may be tolerable and how the other may be root-cause defects in service failures. The article explains the effects of joint design on weldment integrity. It outlines the origins of failure associated with the inherent discontinuity of welds and the imperfections that might be introduced from arc...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001813
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
.... In general, the more randomly distributed the nodules, the less effect they have on structural integrity. In the cases examined, the nodules were found to be organized in planar arrays, indicating they might have an effect on material properties. Closer inspection, however, revealed that the magnitude...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001332
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... fabricated by welding and machining a ring insert within a flange with a larger internal diameter. A 356 mm (14 in.) diam slip-on flange cracked. It was concluded that the flange failed at a weak welded joint. The flange did not conform to the ANSI specification, which called for an integral...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.marine.c9001141
EISBN: 978-1-62708-227-3
... the bilge keel in other ships and may be a nuisance in the future, the hull integrity of the ships is not threatened and major repairs are not needed. Lamellar tearing Ship plate Welded joints Fe-0.16C-0.68Mn Joining-related failures Corrosion fatigue Introduction During a refit...
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
... Abstract This article discusses the failure analysis of several steel transmission pipeline failures, describes the causes and characteristics of specific pipeline failure modes, and introduces pipeline failure prevention and integrity management practices and methodologies. In addition...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.chem.c0091362
EISBN: 978-1-62708-220-4
...) supported the conclusion that failure of the nozzle weld was the result of intergranular corrosion caused by the pickup of interstitial elements and subsequent precipitation of chromium carbides and nitrides. Carbon pickup was believed to have been caused by inadequate joint cleaning prior to welding...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001777
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
....) Metallography in Failure Analysis , pp. 191 – 205 . Plenum Press , Houston ( 1977 ) 3. Bošnjak S. , Arsić M. , Zrnić N. , Rakin M. , Pantelić M. : Bucket wheel excavator: integrity assessment of the bucket wheel boom tie-rod welded joint . Eng. Fail. Anal. 18 , 212 – 222...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001903
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... features typical of low stress intensity fatigue of aluminum alloys. The fatigue resulted from abnormal fretting owing to inadequate torquing of the main retention bolts. Aircraft maintenance engineers and owners were advised to adhere to specifications when torquing this joint. Aircraft components...
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
.... This article examines a case of cold cracking failure in the construction industry. Fortunately, the failure was identified prior to final erection of the structural members and the weld was successfully reworked. The article explains how various welding parameters, such as electrode/wire selection, joint...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c0006440
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
.... It was concluded that corrosion attack sufficiently weakened the base material and the brazed joints, allowing catastrophic failure of the mirror due to the pressure of the cooling water. It was recommended that the mirrors be cleaned of all corrosion products present as a result of past service conditions...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.conag.c9001431
EISBN: 978-1-62708-221-1
... sections which were gusseted and fitted with additional doubling plates in the corners where the jointing bolts were fitted. It was evident that the collapse was due to failure of the welds attaching the corner angles to an end frame. Many of the welds at the locations where failure occurred were of poor...
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
...] Calculation of the critical length (the point where the crack just penetrates the wall) of a through-wall flaw in the socket weld Estimation of the remaining service life after a crack has penetrated the throat of the weld to cause a leak (this is the point where the structural integrity of the joint...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c9001649
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
... integrity of aircraft has been the subject of intense review recently. 1 , 2 While corrosion of structural members is of particular importance, failure of fasteners can have catastrophic repercussions as well. Changes in load path and stress distributions caused by fastener failures can produce unexpected...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.bldgs.c9001701
EISBN: 978-1-62708-219-8
... the building had been placed in service. It was reported that in the five years since construction, about 60% of the hot water pipes in the mechanical room had been replaced during leak repairs. Leaks were mostly associated with the joints in the plumbing system. Visual observations of the inside diametral...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.process.c9001909
EISBN: 978-1-62708-235-8
... parameters resulted in acceptable welds. Bombs (weapons) Bomb fins Welded joints Weld defects Low-carbon steel Joining-related failures Introduction Component: MK#83 and MK#84 general purpose bomb fins Manufacturing defects: Nonpenetrating plug welds Background A First Article...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006813
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... are applied by soldering, brazing, or resistance welding; thus, the ability of the tube material to accept these processes is important. Oil coolers often use integral-finned (extruded) tubing. This type of tubing requires a material with a significant amount of ductility to ensure that the extended surface...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006808
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... not involve melting. As shown in Fig. 2 , there are many different processes available for welding metals ( Ref 3 ), and the selection depends on the type of material, geometry, application, cost, and properties targeted at the joint, among others. When metals are welded together, acceptance criteria...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001129
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... occurred previously. A recent inspection failed to disclose any defects prior to the failure. A 45 Mg (50 ton) rail crane bolster made from 0.25C-1.24Mn-0.62Cr-0.24Mo cast steel failed. Because neither a blueprint nor detailed specifications were furnished, comments on the integrity of the design...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001515
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... Introduction In a CANDU Reactor ( CAN ada D euterium U ranium, registered trademark) about 400 horizontal fuel channels traverse the core of the reactor. To prevent loss of integrity, they are subjected to stringent inspection, both before and during service. As with any complicated system, occasionally...