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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 Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003503
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... Bulletin No. 9, Nov 1971 7. “Analysis Techniques for System Reliability—Procedure for Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA),” International Electrotechnical Commission, IEC Standard Publication 812 , 1985 8. “Fault/Failure Analysis For Digital Systems and Equipment,” ARP 1834...
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
... 1 can be plotted with a Weibull model, shown in Fig. 17 . The compressor can be modeled as a series system with four springs. The reliability of the system will be: (Eq 12) R s y s t e m = ( R 1 ) × ( R 2 ) × ( R 3 ) × ( R 4 ) Fig...
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
... of risk assessment have grown out of the search for system reliability. Consequently, the approach is hardware-oriented, with the emphasis on ensuring that hardware is able to perform its intended function. Backup systems and redundancies are also used to reduce such risks. Through cost/benefit analysis...
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
...Abstract Abstract Reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) is a systematic methodology for preventing failures. This article discusses the history of RCM and describes the key characteristics of an RCM process, which involves asking seven questions. The first four questions comprise a form...
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
.... , and Cooper T. D. , Applications of NDE Reliability to Systems , Nondestructive Evaluation and Quality Control , Vol 17 , ASM Handbook , ASM International , 1989 , p 674 – 688 18. Singh R. , Three Decades of NDT Reliability Assessment and Demonstration , Materials Evaluation , Vol 59...
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
.... In general, high quality refers to products and systems manufactured to higher standards, in response to higher expectations of consumers and users. These expectations include such attributes as: Greater safety Improved reliability Higher performance Greater efficiency Easier maintenance...
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
... that failure to provide adequate measures of function and service life presents problems. One proven technique to improve quality is problem solving. Problems can range broadly from incomplete maintenance training, to marginal equipment reliability, to business systems conflicts, to policy inconsistencies...
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
... in the plant are performing reliably. As the plant ages, fatigue damage accumulates, and systems start to wear. This wear causes increased vibration, so failures can be expected throughout the life of the plant. Late-in-plant-life failure rates could increase. High-cycle, low stress vibrations (cyclic...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006764
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... precise control of environment, heat input, and high-resolution instrument. IR systems are sensitive to surface emissivity. Rapid examination of large areas. Can be adapted to production inspections Circuit board solder joints, solar cells, heat-transfer equipment, metals, composites, concrete Sonic...
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
... inspection stress structural components structural design LIFE ASSESSMENT of structural components is used to avoid catastrophic failures and to maintain safe and reliable functioning of equipment. The articles in the “Structural Life Assessment Methods” Section in this Volume are written to provide...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001024
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... system itself, to ensure that it was not defective and had not given a false indication of blade reliability. No evidence was found of any defect or malfunction. The mechanical properties and composition of the extrusion were verified to be within the specified limits. Visual Examination of General...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Volume: 1
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1992
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.v01.c9001079
EISBN: 978-1-62708-214-3
... and initial condition assessment based on estimated stresses and material properties showed that the turbine rotor had numerous potential harmful flaws and that it was unfit for continued reliable operation. State of-the-art finite-element and fracture mechanics techniques were utilized to more accurately...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.aero.c9001504
EISBN: 978-1-62708-217-4
... with the main failure causes (i.e., design, material selection, manufacturing and maintenance). The Canadian Forces aircraft maintenance management information system and the aircraft accident/incident reporting system were surveyed in order to obtain statistical information on landing gear system failures...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003526
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
..., resulting in refinements and the development of special-purpose applications. Special-purpose finite element applications are available in the areas of piping and pressure vessel analysis, impact analysis, and, most recently, microelectronic and microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) analysis. Dynamic...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.mech.c9001547
EISBN: 978-1-62708-225-9
... S17700 Custom 455 UNS S45500 Fatigue fracture Stress-corrosion cracking Mechanical springs go into a variety of aerospace systems where both efficiency and reliability are required. Typical applications range from the control of switching characteristics of miniature switches to the deployment...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006773
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... development and both general- and special-purpose applications of FEA. The special-purpose applications of FEA covered are piping and pressure vessel analysis, impact analysis, and microelectronic and microelectromechanical systems analysis. The article provides case histories that involved the use of FEA...
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
... can be based are negligence, breach of warranty, or strict liability. All three are predicated on the fault system (i.e., a person whose conduct causes injury to another is required to fully and fairly compensate the injured party). The basic method of imposing liability on a defendant requires...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.usage.c9001662
EISBN: 978-1-62708-236-5
... of sulphuric acid involved the use of direct-fired iron pots or steam heated evaporators with silicon iron tubes. Other systems used vacuum evaporating units lined with lead and acid resistant brick. However, with the more recent development of materials such as tantalum, zirconium, and reliable glass...
Series: ASM Failure Analysis Case Histories
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.fach.chem.c0091617
EISBN: 978-1-62708-220-4
... by condensate. Recommendations included eliminating the chlorides from the system, maintaining the temperature of the outlet stream above the dewpoint at all times, or that replacing the type 316 stainless steel with an alloy such as Incoloy 800 that is more resistant to chloride attack. Ammonia Chemical...