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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006061
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... assessment and determining selling cost. coating corrosion cost analysis industrial paints surface area ESTIMATING PAINTING PROJECT COSTS usually makes one think of contractors providing formal bids in order to be awarded contract work. Engineers, consultants, structure owners, and project...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13b.a0003968
EISBN: 978-1-62708-183-2
... 3 , 4 ) paved the way for systematic analysis of the cost of corrosion in the USA. He divided the cost of corrosion into direct losses resulting from the use of special alloys and replacement of corroded equipment, and indirect losses due to shutdown, overdesign, loss of product and efficiency...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 4B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2014
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v04b.a0005943
EISBN: 978-1-62708-166-5
... general and administrative costs. The article discusses the techniques involved in allocating costs to the group of equipment, and presents a description on the cost analysis of endothermic gas. cost analysis endothermic generators heat treatment quenchants Although heat...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003087
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... processing, product design, cost analysis, manufacturing, recyclability, and performance. concurrent engineering design considerations material selection materials engineer ENGINEERING DESIGN can be defined as the creation of a product that satisfies a certain need. A good design should result...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003223
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... discusses the concept of life-cycle analysis (LCA), a quantitative accounting of the environmental and economic costs of using a given material and the energy required to make, distribute, operate, and eventually dispose of the host product and its constituent materials. An important but often overlooked...
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
... prominence. The intent is to provide not only products and systems that garner high customer satisfaction but also increase productivity, reduce costs, and meet delivery requirements. In general, high quality refers to products and systems manufactured to higher standards, in response to higher...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006071
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... been addressed. Because of their key performance properties, ease of use, and cost advantages, alkyd coatings are re-emerging as a significant player in the protective coating market. Alkyd resins are classified as polyesters because the molecular backbone of the polymeric structure forming the resin...
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
... Visual observation of the test object surface to evaluate dimensions, color, and presence of surface discontinuities Postmanufacturing inspections, in-service inspections looking for dimensional anomalies, color variation, cracks, pits, etc. Only sensitive to surface flaws Low cost, intuitive. May be...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006784
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... analysis practitioner or for someone who is contemplating procurement of a cost-effective failure analysis of commodity-grade components suspected of hydrogen embrittlement. Some prevention strategies for design and manufacturing problem-induced hydrogen embrittlement are also provided. failure...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006451
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... larger imaging arrays, and with the development of lower-cost uncooled IR detectors, it is becoming easier for researchers and practitioners outside of the experimental mechanics field to capitalize on this powerful technique and use it in a wider range of engineering applications...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006043
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... a syringe. Sampling for solvent entrapment should be coordinated with the laboratory based on the laboratory's analytical capabilities. Coating failures often lead to costly remediation. The cost of such remediation may hinge on the results of a failure analysis investigation, and, in...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003134
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... method of producing internal cavities. There is no general rule for choosing between cored and coreless designs. A cost analysis will determine which is the more economical method of producing the castings, although frequently the choice can be decided by experience. For example, costs were compared...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006770
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
..., and, as always, the skill of the operator. Recent advances in energy-dispersive x-ray technology have resulted in instrumentation that provides higher count rates and analytical results comparable to the best x-ray wavelength-dispersive systems of the past at only a fraction of the cost. In addition...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006782
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... in global savings of 15 to 35% of the damage costs, or 375 to 875 billion U.S. dollars. The articles in this Section are devoted to the identification and analysis of corrosion-related failures, the categorization of corrosion failures by form and mechanism, and the...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006769
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... to be examined and the necessity for (or elimination of) sample-preparation equipment. For example, in failure analysis investigations, parts are often submitted that contain residual oil or grease or are covered with nonconductive corrosion products. For cases such as these, the additional cost of a...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006663
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... relate to the factors of analysis speed, m / z resolution, size, and cost discussed previously. For a particular application, these factors are not equally weighted, and there is significant overlap among the capabilities of the different analyzer types. The systems covered here do not use separation...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006754
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... inconvenience, to a massive catastrophic event. Methodologies are designed to match the complexity of the investigation to the costs of the failure, whether human or material. This means choosing multiple test locations or exemplar specimens, as appropriate. Failure analysis is an iterative and creative...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001322
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... Abstract Environmental and worker health regulations have increased the costs associated with cadmium coating application and cadmium-beating waste disposal, thus creating economic incentives for industrial users to seek cadmium plating replacements. This article presents a cadmium replacement...
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005343
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... variety of factors that include the material available for evaluation, the timing for completion of the evaluation, and, of course, cost considerations. Under ideal conditions, there would be several samples to investigate, several weeks for the examination and testing, and no limit to the cost. In...
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
... speed have continued to reduce computational costs, where personal computers (PCs) with very efficient and strong computing-powered central processing units and enormous amounts of dedicated memory are quite readily available at a fraction of the cost compared to that around 2000. Currently, FEA...