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Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003502
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... and manufacturing processes, integrated together, can be visualized as forming just one of a number of processes (such as finance or marketing) taking place within a project, within a management system, within a company, within a market, within an external environment. At each level of resolution...
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
... in.) loose thread. Management Influences Management Control Design managers and team leaders have a direct impact on the engineering design process, even in cases where a manager has no role in the design effort itself. Managers must balance the interests of the company, the project, the design...
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
... and industrial applications. The projects that are discussed cover these three important applications. The purpose of presenting this information is to allow the reader to gain an understanding of real life corrosion issues that affect plumbing materials, how they should have been addressed during the design...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006868
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
..., with no other fasteners required. Designing with plastics also provides the freedom to create clear parts, hollow parts, stiff parts, flexible parts, or any combination of these characteristics, giving the design engineer creative design freedom. One common project management technique is to build a team...
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
... 30% of their time. In addition, many times these engineers are given the direction by management to “make this problem go away.” This choice of words is interesting as well as revealing. Management does not say, “Find the root cause,” or “Solve this problem.” They truly just want it to go away. I...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003519
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... the problem at hand instead of having to worry about where to keep all of the data and how to present it. The PROACT software serves as a project management tool for conducting an RCA investigation. The PROACT software proposes to provide many benefits to the user. PROACT incorporates RCA methods...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006927
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
... with comprehensive project planning and management, results in the prevention of similar failures in future development projects, reduction of potential part or product failure points, reduction of project and product risks, and reduction of development costs and timelines. Attention to the details...
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
... detect and isolate all important failure modes. The FMEA can also provide information needed to develop both built-in and off-line diagnostic routines. Project Management The FMEA provides project managers with critical component lists and assurances that potential product reliability problems...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006770
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
..., the image and EDS results shown in Fig. 9 , which were obtained from a nonflat sample. It is clearly seen that the results vary significantly, depending on whether the sampled surface is facing toward or away from the x-ray detector, and whether the sampled region is in a hole or is projecting above...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.petrol.c9001603
EISBN: 978-1-62708-228-0
... Pipelines are the most economical mode of transportation of oil and natural gas from the production site to the consumer. Several large pipeline projects have been initiated in India to meet the increasing demand for oil and gas transportation. The demand for higher transportation capacity...
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
... that initially gained global prominence in the 1980s, corporations, plants, government agencies, and other organizations developed new management systems and processes aimed at improving quality and customer satisfaction. Some of these systems include Total Quality Management (TQM), Continuous Improvement (CI...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003536
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... ). It is, however, important to recognize that a SEM fractograph is essentially a projected image of the nonplanar fracture surface present in the 3D space. Clearly, the geometric characteristics measured from such a projected image do not necessarily represent the corresponding true values in the fracture surface...
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
... be willing to get help when beyond their own experience. Many beginning practitioners of failure analysis may have their projects defined for them when they are handed a small component to evaluate and, thus, may be able to follow an established procedure for the evaluation. This is especially true...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001558
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... data and careful stress analysis, operating completely within design limits, is a matter of great concern to project managers. Such a failure may be an indication that the design data are wrong, the stress analysis is wrong, or that something happened which was not expected and went unnoticed during...
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
... an understanding of the role of failure analysis but also an appreciation of quality assurance and user expectations. Quality and User Expectations of Products and Systems Primarily starting in the 1980s, corporations, plants, government agencies, and other organizations developed new management systems...
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
... a simplistic list of causes of failure. They must keep an open mind and always be willing to get help when beyond their own experience. Many beginning practitioners of failure analysis may have their projects defined for them when they are handed a small component to evaluate and thus may be able to follow...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003570
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
.... Spicher and K. Kyle for guidance about practices in hydrogenerating and pumping stations. Most of the research in which the author participated was sponsored by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI); I am grateful for that support and for the encouragement of Dr. J. Stringer, the EPRI project...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.marine.c9001003
EISBN: 978-1-62708-227-3
... in metallurgy made an occasional failure analysis, or occasionally read a report of one, some of these investigators might recognize new and fertile areas of fundamental importance.) Additionally, a failure analysis report may be useful to remind management of the breadth of capabilities of research...
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
... failure that began with a specific gasket that failed at the very liftoff. The presidential commission report had many recommendations, including: Revising the NASA program management structure and handling of technical information and decision making Change in the joint and seal design Crew...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006922
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
... management strategy. For plastic materials, it is recommended that this system be changed to Just in Case . This means that the material selection process be duplicated for one of the other materials that made it to the end of the funneling process. This includes running molding trials and performing...