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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
.... Air Force, and two for the U.S. Navy, because the shipboard and aviation communities of the Navy insisted that an RCM process that worked for one would not work for the other. Support contractors and equipment vendors learned to use these processes when they sold new equipment to the U.S. military...
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
... for the other. Support contractors and equipment vendors learned to use these processes when they sold new equipment to the U.S. military. Developed in test programs during the late 1970s, the processes were formally published in military standards and military specifications in the mid-1980s. In separate...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001030
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
...). Control of machining parameters to prevent formation of brittle martensite, use of galvanically compatible fasteners, and use of an alternate lubricant were recommended. Airframes, corrosion Fasteners Jet planes Marine environments Military planes Solid lubricants Ti-6Al-4V UNS R56406 Stress...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1993
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v02.c9001295
EISBN: 978-1-62708-215-0
... conditions was the major cause of failure. Recommendations emphasized the need for a suitable shock absorber to be fitted at the constant-tensioning device of the winch system. Military applications Military planes Shock loading Fe-0.8C (Other, general, or unspecified) fracture Background...
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
.... These advances in measurement capability have been paralleled by changes in practices for the design of structures. Thinking has evolved from the notion that no flaws can be tolerated in structures and equipment to the recognition that some level of material imperfection will generally be present...
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
... and safety risks have been identified and addressed in the product design. The FMEA data also indicate maintenance tasks that must be performed, and they substantiate the need for support equipment and other logistic support. For some products, government agencies, such as the military and those involved...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003512
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... structural components structural design LIFE ASSESSMENT of structural components is used to avoid catastrophic failures and to maintain safe and reliable functioning of equipment. The articles in the “Structural Life Assessment Methods” Section in this Volume are written to provide an overview...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006802
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
... Abstract Life assessment of structural components is used to avoid catastrophic failures and to maintain safe and reliable functioning of equipment. The failure investigator's input is essential for the meaningful life assessment of structural components. This article provides an overview...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001706
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... rigging of equipment to track and map the interior surface to ensure 100% inspection coverage. The appearance and size of the pit that caused the latest MLG failure were similar to those of the pit that caused the previous failure in 1988 ( Figure 20 ). Apparently, the manganese phosphate primer...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001560
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... Abstract Military aircraft use a cartridge ignition system for emergency engine starts. Analysis of premature failures of steel (AISI 4340) breech chambers in which the solid propellant cartridges were burned identified corrosion as one problem with an indication that stress-corrosion cracking...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001843
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
..., the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS), took effect [ 3 ]. The RoHS directive restricts the use of six hazardous materials in the manufacture of various types of electronic and electrical equipment. It is closely linked with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive (WEEE...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.conag.c0092155
EISBN: 978-1-62708-221-1
... Abstract Component slippage in the left-side final drive train of a tracked military vehicle was detected after the vehicle had been driven 13,700 km (8500 miles) in combined highway and rough-terrain service. The slipping was traced to the mating surfaces of the final drive gear...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... Abstract Several compressor disks in military fighter and trainer aircraft gas turbine engines cracked prematurely in the bolt hole regions. The disks were made of precipitation-hardened AM355 martensitic stainless steel. Experimental and analytical work was performed on specimens from...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006759
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... Abstract Chemical analysis is a critical part of any failure investigation. With the right planning and proper analytical equipment, a myriad of information can be obtained from a sample. This article presents a high-level introduction to techniques often used for chemical analysis during...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006819
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
.... Finally, the article presents practical fatigue assessment case studies of in-service equipment (pressure vessels) that employ DBA methods. damage tolerance design analysis fatigue damage mitigation fatigue life assessment fracture mechanics pressure vessels welds FATIGUE FAILURE of metal...
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
... broadly, from maintenance training issues, to marginal equipment reliability, to business systems conflicts, to policy inconsistencies, to poor working conditions on the shop floor. When a problem occurs, the responsible organization will analyze the problem to determine the cause and solve it. However...
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
.... Eye protection, as well as other personal protective equipment, is also required by both federal and state laws and regulations governing workplace safety. Human Factors Two additional examples arising from litigation are given subsequently. Designers certainly must consider the hazards...
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
.... Examples of the types of root causes of failures that result from unanticipated service conditions ( Ref 25 ) are summarized in the following paragraphs. Operation of the equipment outside of the manufacturer’s design parameters would include an example such as a military fighter aircraft in a turn...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006937
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
.... Because many companies do not have the necessary equipment for yellowness index measurements, test samples are often compared visually to a standard specimen under standard lighting conditions. In some cases, a color meter may be used, and its results can then be compared to a standard. Refractive Index...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003524
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... in a laboratory, the requirements for on-site testing may involve the use of portable laboratories with metallographic equipment for grinding, mechanical polishing, and etching. Small specimens can be cut from a part on the site for preparation, examination, and photography immediately or upon return to a fully...