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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
... and its effect on material properties and structures. 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...
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
... the removal of the racks from the basin, a failure occurred in one of the racks and the Savannah River Technology Center was asked to investigate. This paper presents the results of the failure analysis and provides a discussion of the effects of corrosion on the structural integrity of the storage racks...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.power.c9001639
EISBN: 978-1-62708-229-7
... previously undetected indications, four of which were only partially through-wall. The cracks that were examined were found to be slightly longer than expected but still well within the flaw size criteria used to evaluate tank structural integrity. Automated ultrasonic P-scan Ultrasonic ASTM A285...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.matlhand.c9001549
EISBN: 978-1-62708-224-2
...Abstract Abstract Crane collapse due to bolt fatigue and fatigue failure of a crane support column, crane tower, overhead yard crane, hoist rope, and overhead crane drive shaft are described. The first four examples relate to the structural integrity of cranes. However, equipment such as drive...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003513
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Institution , London , March 1980 3. Milne I. , Ainsworth R.A. , Dowling A.R. , and Stewart A.T. , “Assessment of the Integrity of Structures Containing Defects,” R/H/R6, Revision 3, Central Electricity Generating Board , Leatherhead, Surrey , May 1986 4. Kumar...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.med.c9001664
EISBN: 978-1-62708-226-6
...Abstract Abstract A compression hip screw is a device designed to hold fractures in the area of the femur in alignment and under compression. A side plate, which is an integral part of the device, is attached by screws to the femur, and it holds the compression screw in position. The device...
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
... for meaningful life assessment of structural components. This article provides an overview of the structural design process, the failure analysis process, the failure investigator's role, and how failure analysis of structural components integrates into determination of remaining life, fitness-for-service...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001907
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... the contour of the part and offers three distinct advantages compared to a part that was machined: enhanced directional strength, structural integrity, and dynamic properties. 1 By refining the grain structure and developing optimum grain flow, forging promotes desirable directional properties...
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 Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003515
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... anticipated and unanticipated operating conditions are considered. The plant is then designed, built, and operated so as to maintain structural and leak-tight integrity of components important to safety. No one action, system, or component is depended upon to maintain safety; but a number of actions, systems...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.process.c9001908
EISBN: 978-1-62708-235-8
... These defects can also be caused by extended mold usage or die wear and are open to the surface, resulting in decreased structural integrity. Gas holes (porosity) are generally formed by an excessive amount of gas in the metal bath that is released during solidification. This defect reduces the cross sectional...
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
... 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. The mirrors should be proof tested to determine if the residual structural integrity is sufficient for future operational requirements...
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
... it is not difficult to visualize the importance of structural integrity in the lower chord members of structural truss sections. The critical nature and catastrophic effects of such failures have been noted in recent case histories, such as the one described by Rau in recent issues of this journal. 3 Subsequent...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001605
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... engineering drawings, ESIS P2-92, (European Structured Integrity Society), DVM 002-Merkblatt, (German Association for Materials Research and Testing), and some information about the material. Composition analysis determined that the elements present in bells “S,” “V1,” and “V3” to “V8” were within...
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
... was a direct result of inadequate argon gas shielding of the molten weld puddle. Two areas of inadequate shielding were identified: Improper gas flow rate for a 19 mm (0.75 in.) diam gas lens nozzle Contamination of the manifold gas system In order to preserve the structural integrity...
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
...Abstract Abstract This article describes the historical background, uncertainties in structural parameters, classifications, and application areas of probabilistic analysis. It provides a discussion on the basic definition of random variables, some common distribution functions used...
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
... structural 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...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.modes.c9001683
EISBN: 978-1-62708-234-1
... resistance and to enhance ferrite retention in the weld. The latter results in improved toughness and resistance to hot cracking, factors important with regard to weld performance and structural integrity. Subsurface pitting attack in the filler material had a spongy or lacy appearance; see Figures 9...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003546
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... and size of voids may increase with time and cycle (i.e., continuous nucleation and growth) or the number may be constant (instantaneous nucleation) with void size increasing with time and cycle. The process continues until the boundaries have lost their structural integrity. In this section, ways...
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
... detectable size, the fitting is virtually at the end of its life. For an inspection technique to be useful, it would have to be able to assess accumulated fatigue damage. Welding fabrication techniques can affect the structural integrity of a socket-welded joint. Factors that improve the welds include 1...