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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
... 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. Closer...
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
... 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 grade B UNS K02200...
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.matlhand.c9001549
EISBN: 978-1-62708-224-2
... 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 and hoist...
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Published: 15 May 2022
Fig. 27 Schematic of the determination of critical fracture loads and relevant time-to-fracture values for the European Structural Integrity Society (ESIS; ISO) method and the peak load method More
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Published: 01 January 2002
Fig. 3 A general plot of the ratios of the toughness and stress showing the relationship between linear elastic fracture mechanics and strength of materials as it relates to fracture and structural integrity ( Ref 18 ) More
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Published: 30 August 2021
Fig. 3 General plot of the ratios of toughness and stress showing the relationship between linear elastic fracture mechanics and strength of materials as it relates to fracture and structural integrity. K , stress-intensity factor; K Ic , plane-strain fracture toughness; S , factor More
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
... of the structural design process, the failure analysis process, the failure investigator's role, and how failure analysis of structural components integrates into the determination of remaining life, fitness-for-service, and other life assessment concerns. The topics discussed include industry perspectives...
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
... results in a grain flow that follows 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...
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
... analysis of ship structures ( Ref 8 ). Current R6 Failure Assessment Diagrams Chell ( Ref 15 ) and Bloom ( Ref 16 ) pointed out that K r ( Eq 1 ) could be interpreted as a ratio of J -integrals: (Eq 4) K r = J e J = f ( S r ) where J e , the elastic...
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
... 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, and other life...
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.a0006548
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Aircraft Structural Integrity Program ASME American Society of Mechanical En- gineers ASTM American Society for the Testing of Materials AWS American Welding Society bcc body-centered cubic B Burgers vector BS British Standard BSE backscattered electrons BSI British Standards Institution CAD computer-aided...
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
... ). In damage tolerant approaches, inspection generally plays an integral role. These two philosophies are perhaps best illustrated by examples of their application to a specific problem, the approach employed by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) in managing fatigue in metal aircraft structures ( Ref 12...
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
... the liquid metal flows at high speeds, causing erosion of the mold or die cavity. 1 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...
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
..., allowing catastrophic failure of the mirror due to the pressure of the cooling water. Recommendations 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...
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 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 analyzed had...
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 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 in engineering...
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 Visual...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006910
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
...). Starting round-robin lab tests in 2011 and continuing up until 2020, the European Structural Integrity Society Technical Committee 4 (“Polymers, Polymer Composites and Adhesives”), ESIS TC4, has recently focused its attention on the load separation criterion (single-specimen methodology) ( Ref 35 – 37...