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Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003514
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... method, the response surface method, and Monte Carlo sampling. A brief introduction to importance sampling, time-variant reliability, system reliability, and risk analysis and target reliabilities is also provided. The article examines the various application problems for which probabilistic analysis...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.mech.c9001596
EISBN: 978-1-62708-225-9
...Abstract Abstract During testing of compressors under start/stop conditions, several helical suspension springs failed. The ensuing failure investigation showed that the springs failed due to fatigue. The analysis showed that during start/stop testing the springs would undergo both a lateral...
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
... in corporate enterprise. A design defect also exists if there is excessive preventable risk. The real question is whether the risk outweighs the benefits. A risk-benefit analysis should include at least five factors: Gravity of the danger posed by the design (i.e., severity of the consequences...
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
... prevention materials selection risk assessment MATERIALS SELECTION is an important engineering function in both the design and failure analysis of components. In design, materials selection can be a complex, iterative process that solves a particular set of engineering objectives for a given component...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c0090030
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... was recommended to address the anomalies, with the objective of enhancing rotor life management practices. The ongoing work involves the use of fracture mechanics and software (called DARWIN.) optimized for damage tolerant design and analysis of metallic structural components. Compressors Damage tolerance...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.petrol.c0047537
EISBN: 978-1-62708-228-0
... be made using cellulosic electrodes. For high-risk girth welds, an increase in preheat and/or a reduction in the local stress by controlling lift height or depositing the hot pass locally before lifting may be required. Carbon equivalent Pipelines Weld defects Welding electrodes API X65...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.petrol.c9001590
EISBN: 978-1-62708-228-0
... necessitates that special care is taken in the selection of materials for the flow channels for the reformed gas. There is a risk of metal dusting corrosion. Therefore, Alloy 601 was selected for certain components of the HTCR. After one year of operation, one HTCR exhibited a certain kind of cracks...
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
... – 145 15. Kardos G. , Risk and Hazard Analysis in Design , Materials Selection and Design , Vol 20 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 1997 , p 117 – 125 16. Willis T. , Kaplan M.P. , and Kane M.B. , Safety in Design: an American Experience, C377/110 , Proc...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.bldgs.c9001261
EISBN: 978-1-62708-219-8
... avoided. This risk could have been eliminated if a killed steel of quality groups 2 or 3 according to DIN 17 100 had been used. Selected Reference Selected Reference • Miller B.A. , Overload Failures , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 2002...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.conag.c9001634
EISBN: 978-1-62708-221-1
... Discussion Conclusions Selected Reference Selected Reference • Forms of Corrosion , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 2002 , p 761 – 795 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003548 The boom lift equalizer hose on an excavator failed and the resultant...
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
... fatigue. Welding Austenitic stainless steel Fatigue fracture Joining-related failures Introduction Joint Configuration Field Failures Fractographic Features Managing Risk Factors in Socket-Welded Joints Operation with a Leaking Socket-Welded Fitting Nondestructive Methods...
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
... of the performance requirements, anticipated service conditions in the application(s), the constraints on the design, and the criticality or risks associated with failure ( Ref 26 ). Discussion of the design process as it relates to failure analysis and prevention is provided in the article “ Design Review...
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
... 15 – 26 10. Broeck D. , Concepts of Fracture Control and Damage Tolerance Analysis , Fatigue and Fracture , Vol 19 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 1996 , p 410 – 419 11. Broeck D. , The Practice of Damage Tolerance Analysis , Fatigue and Fracture , Vol 19 , ASM...
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
...Abstract Abstract This article discusses the organization required at the outset of a failure investigation and provides a methodology with some organizational tools. It focuses on the use of problem-solving tools such as a fault tree analysis combined with critical thinking. The discussion...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.mech.c0009190
EISBN: 978-1-62708-225-9
.... The maximum contact temperature occurs high on the pinion tooth near the highest point of single-tooth contact (HPSTC), where T c is 226 °C (439 °F). The program predicts that the probability of scuffing is 63%. This is considered to be a high risk of scuffing. The relatively high-temperature peak near...
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
.... The incident aroused no interest, as the graphite nodules had a random distribution, and the analysis showed that there was no risk to the structural integrity of the equipment. According to this author, in 1943, a steam transfer line at a US power generating station failed during service: the pipe had been...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c9001593
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
...Abstract Abstract A failure analysis was conducted on a flow-sensing device that had cracked while in service. The polysulfone sensor body cracked radially, adjacent to a molded-in steel insert. This article describes the investigative methods used to conduct the failure analysis...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.petrol.c9001518
EISBN: 978-1-62708-228-0
... Comments Discussion Conclusions Selected Reference Selected Reference • Forms of Corrosion , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 2002 , p 761 – 795 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003548 A fireball engulfed half of a drill rig while...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.conag.c9001635
EISBN: 978-1-62708-221-1
... Background Observations and Investigations Summary Comments Discussion Inspection and Testing Design Issues Maintenance Strategies Conclusions Selected Reference Selected Reference • Forms of Corrosion , Failure Analysis and Prevention , Vol 11 , ASM Handbook , ASM...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.usage.c9001584
EISBN: 978-1-62708-236-5
... their particular risk of operation. In addition to the operating procedures and instrumentation and control, their hazards analysis should consider both neutralizer sparger materials of construction and design features, particularly those associated with the potential trapping and confinement of ammonium nitrate...