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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
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 Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003502
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... requirements continually. The effect of influencing factors must be actively predicted, monitored, and controlled when possible. Management involvement in these issues is crucial to the development of high-quality and cost-competitive products ( Ref 1 , 23 , 24 , 25 ). From the design management point...
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
... team, and the customer. Some of those interests may be in conflict, forcing the manager to make difficult decisions. Ultimately, the manager must make decisions grounded in quality, safety, performance, merchantability, profitability, and timeliness. These decisions can have far-reaching consequences...
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
... Abstract Corrosion in potable and nonpotable water systems has been well documented in the past, and new research discusses innovations in water treatment and materials that are designed to enhance the quality of a water system, whether commercial or residential. This paper is a collection...
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
... on the condition that the check revealed low air pressure. It is possible to look for potential failure by using specialized condition-monitoring equipment, existing process instrumentation (such as flow rates, pressures, and temperatures), existing quality management techniques (such as statistical process...
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 potential failure by using specialized condition monitoring equipment, existing process instrumentation (such as flow rates, pressures, and temperatures), existing quality management techniques (such as statistical process control), or the human senses. It should be clear that an on-condition task...
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
... (PFA). The article describes the damage tolerance approach to life management of cyclic-limited engine components and lists the commonly used nondestructive evaluation methods. It concludes with an illustration on the role of NDE, as quantified by POD, in fully probabilistic life management...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.9781627081801
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
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
... cause of the failure. First, deviation capture, root-cause determination, and corrective action are part of the quality management and continuous improvement program of every company. Furthermore, and perhaps more importantly, determination of root cause will result in an elegant, resilient...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006548
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... trimellitate TQM total quality management T-SCC transgranular stress-corrosion cracking TSN thermal severity number UL Underwriters Laboratories UNS Unified Numbering System (ASTM- SAE) USAF United States Air Force UV ultraviolet vol volume VAM vinyl acetate monomer V volume 1082 / Reference Information Va...
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
... investigation that discovers the root cause of the failure include being a part of quality management and continuous improvement programs, assisting in a redesign, solving a manufacturing problem, saving money, saving time, and maybe in some cases, preventing injuries and/or saving lives. The Four-Step...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.bldgs.c9001646
EISBN: 978-1-62708-219-8
... are comparatively more rigid than conventional wire ropes with fiber cores and therefore are more susceptible to the adverse effects of bending stresses. The reasons for premature in-service wire rope failures are rather complex but frequently may be attributed to inappropriate wire quality and/or abusive operating...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001837
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... and Testing Laboratory of Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO). The authors wish to thank Mr. Muhammad Saraf (Deputy Chief Manager) and Dr. Sajid Mirza (Senior Chief Manager) for their valuable suggestions and Mr. Raza Hussain (Chairman SUPARCO) for his guidance and provision...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001710
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
..., but the quality of the water has varied from the current low conductivity of 1–3 µS/cm to conductivity approaching 200 µS/cm during 1992. The basins were operated routinely at a conductivity of 60–70 µ S/cm during the 1980's. In late 1992, corrosion of the aluminum-clad fuel in the basins became obvious from...
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
.... For example, laboratory analyses at SwRI have found high-temperature oxides deposited at the crack initiation site indicating a poor quality weld root. These oxides form because the metal surface that is heated to near melting temperature is exposed to air. Laboratory analysis confirms that this stress riser...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 3
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v03.c9001759
EISBN: 978-1-62708-241-9
... all possible causes. This exercise is done with a cross-functional team (CFT) representing various functions in organization, like design, quality, service, manufacturing, supplier chain management, etc. Based on a variety of experiences of CFT, all possible causes are listed and presented under...
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.power.c9001695
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... place to go. P-reactor and L-reactor were permanently shut down and all efforts were concentrated on getting K-reactor back into operation. Water quality in the storage basins was maintained, but deionizer availability was limited and conditions slowly deteriorated. In early 1992, conductivity in K...
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
... oral or written statements, or implication, reasonably rely on the manufacturer's express or implied assurance (including advertising material) as to the quality, condition, and merchantability of goods, and as to the safety of using them for their intended purpose and use. If the user relies...